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 continued participation in this process. For questions or comments, please contact Mike Anderson, Parks and Recreation Director, at 336.703.2500 or