Update 2/20/2024

View the Belews Lake Park Master Plan.

Update 2/1/2024

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation will be hosting public information meetings during the month of February. Residents will have the opportunity to get an update on the construction of Belews Lake Park and potential future construction phases by attending one of two meetings being held Feb. 6 and Feb. 20 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Belews Creek Fire Department, 7675 Belews Creek Road.

Update 3/27/2023

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.

Update 2/2/2022

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.

Update 8/11/2021

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.

Update 9/17/2020

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.

Update: 10/10/2019

  1. The due diligence period is ongoing allowing the County to inspect and evaluate the property in question.
  2. A survey to confirm the metes and bounds of property under consideration is being conducted.
  3. Title search work is being conducted.
  4. Grants are being written and submitted to determine if funding is available for future acquisition and/or development.

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.