General Rules

  • All county park rules and regulations apply.
  • Shelter reservations end 30 minutes prior to the park closing.
  • Any polluting of the water by urination, defecation, or littering will result in forfeiture of use of Kernersville Lake Park
  • No trespassing will be allowed in the park after closing. Nightime use of facilities and lake is strictly prohibited.
  • Please note that Kernersville Lake Park closes prior to sunset to allow park employees time to secure the facilities and equipment. The park is closed every Wednesday.
  • NO skate boarding allowed.

Boating Rules

  • The public is not permitted boat access except for the use of park rental boats. They may use battery operated trolling motors on these rental boats. Speeds shall not exceed 5 mph. Batteries and motors must be removed when boats are not in use.
  • Patrons must pay rental fee at boathouse prior to using boats
  • Pedal boats must be used in designated area only.
  • One user must be age 16 or older. Maximum of 4 people per pedal boat.
  • Boat rental will begin 1 1/2 hours after park opens (8:00 - 8:30 a.m.).
  • Boat rental will cease 2 hours prior to the park closing time (which varies during the year). Please check the Park Hours.
  • Boats must return to dock 1 & 1/2 hours prior to park closing.
  • Row boats are for fishing only.
  • One user must be 16 or older to use a row boat.
  • Inappropriate conduct or horseplay will result in forfeiture of use.
  • Everyone must wear a U.S. Coast Guard approved life jacket.
  • Children must wear a properly sized and fitted U.S. Coast Guard approved life jacket, and must be able to sit in boat seat without assistance (not in lap).

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