Important Park Information Regarding Mallard Lake Boat Rentals

Due to staffing shortages, Mallard Lake boat operations will be closed for the remainder of the season. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for understanding and visiting our park.

Fishing

Tanglewood Park offers fishing at Mallard Lake and Skilpot Lake.

  • All Tanglewood Park Rules and Regulations apply.
  • Any polluting of the water by urination, defecation, or littering is prohibited and will result in forfeiture of use of Mallard Lake at Tanglewood Park.
  • Personal/Private watercrafts are not permitted. A public access to the Yadkin River is available at the canoe access off of Highway 158 between the park entrance and bridge.
  • No trespassing will be allowed in the park after closing. Nighttime use of Mallard Lake and its facilities is strictly prohibited.
  • Please note Mallard Lake operation hours and that the boat rentals are closed every Wednesday.
  • Bank fishing is allowed in designated areas only.
  • Fishing requires a State Fishing License. All North Carolina Wildlife Fish and Game regulations apply.
  • Fishing is open year round, daily from 7 am to dusk.

*Fees: All fishing passes are purchased at the front gate upon entering the park

Daily Fishing Pass $1.50
Children under 12 FREE, when accompanied by paying adult
Annual Fishing Pass $ 30.00
*Fishing Fees do not include the daily admission gate fees

For Mallard Lake information please contact Tanglewood Park’s Welcome Center at 336-703-6400

What's Available

  • Children’s playground
  • Picnic tables with charcoal grills
  • Snack items are sold during business hours

2022 Mallard Lake Hours

*Closed every Wednesday.*

Date/Day of Week Hours
May 28 - May 30 (Memorial Day Weekend)
Saturday
Sunday
Monday
 
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
May 31 - June 12 (weekends only)
Saturday
Sunday
 
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
June 13 - August 7
Monday - Friday (excluding Wednesday)
Saturday
Sunday
 
11:00 am - 5:00pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
August 8 - September 4 (weekends only)
Saturday
Sunday
 
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
*September 5 (Labor Day)
Monday
 
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Mallard Lake operating hours are subject to change due to inclement weather or staffing needs.

Pedal Boats: $5 per 1/2 hour
(Pedal Boats seat up to 4 people)

Mallard Lake Boating Rules

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