Forsyth County is pleased to announce the beginning of Belews Lake Park development. This 215-acre passive recreation park will include trails, fishing piers, a shelter, a playground, and plenty of natural areas.
Anticipated completion of the construction of phase one is currently expected during the second quarter of 2024.
View the Belews Lake Park Master Plan.
Additional funding for development of the Belews Lake Park has also been acquired. $3 million dollars for the project is in the current NC State budget and a $500 thousand dollar NC Parks and Recreation Trust Fund (PARTF) grant for development has been awarded to Forsyth County for the project. BAR Construction Company, Inc & Stimmel Associates have been chosen by Forsyth County as the design build team for the Belews Lake Park project. Preliminary design and development work will begin soon. Construction activities are anticipated to begin late in this calendar year.
Property in the Belews Lake area has been acquired by Forsyth County to be developed into a regional park. The County is now in the preliminary planning stages of future park development for the site.
We have been awarded North Carolina Land and Water Fund grant to purchase the Belews Lake Park property site.
Thank you to everyone who contributed feedback regarding a potential Belews Lake park site over the past several months. We appreciate the thoughtful comments and information you shared. Public engagement in this process is important, and your input has been shared with the Forsyth County Commissioners. Forsyth County believes it is necessary to provide a vehicle for you to stay informed as deliberations or actions occur. This website is where all future updates on the potential Belews Lake park site will be posted.
Moving forward with the project will require the Forsyth County Commissioners to take actions related to the potential funding of the project and possible purchase of the property.
Thank you for your interest in Belews Lake Park. For questions or comments, please contact Forsyth County Parks and Recreation at 336-703-2500 or through out Contact Us page.