Lake Lucas



Lake Lucas

3158 Old Lexington Rd


Click Here to download the Lake Lucas brochure 



Dock spaces are available for rent here. For more information, please contact Jennifer Staley at 626-1240 x 4.



Hours of Operation:

March 1 – November 15: Monday-Sunday, 7:00am – sunset (Closed Wednesdays)

November 16 – February 28/29: 8:00am – 5:00pm (Closed Wednesdays and Thursday)

  • 238 Acres
  • Jon Boat, Kayak Rentals   Now available daily from 8am-2pm  during hours of operation.
  • Boat Docks 
  • Fishing Pier
  • Launch Ramp
  • Bait Shop
  • Bank Fishing
  • Drink and Snack Machines
  • Playground
  • Picnic Shelter
  • 1/4 Mile Walking Trail 


 Lake Lucas Fees: With Rec Card Non-resident Rate
 Daily Fishing Permit $3.00 $4.00
 Annual Fishing Permit $35.00 $50.00
 Daily Jon Boat Rental $10.00 $15.00
 Daily Kayak Rental $6.00 $10.00
 Canoe/Kayak Launch $3.00 $4.00
 Annual Canoe/Kayak Launch $35.00 $50.00
 Daily Launch Fee $8.00 $10.00
 Annual Launch Fee $100.00 $135.00
 Dock Space & Lake Access Permit $150.00 $200.00
 Kayak Storage Rack & Lake Access Permit $60.00 $85.00

 ** Please note that North Carolina Fishing Licenses CAN NOT be purchased at Lake Lucas 


Lake Rules & Regulations:

  • Visitors must adhere to North Carolina Inland Fishing regulations
  • Anyone using the lakes must have a valid permit issued by the Lake Warden
  • All boats must be off the lake 30 minutes prior to sunset
  • Maximum boat motor size is 15 hp for Lake Lucas
  • Maximum boat speed limit is 25 mph on Lake Reese
  • All boats must be launched from the designated boat launch at the marina
  • Boat operators must be at least 16 years old
  • No alcoholic beverages are allowed
  • Swimming is not permitted
  • All boats must have one US Coast Guard approved life jacket per occupant
  • Minimum age for fishing is 16, unless accompanied by an adult
  • Bank fishing is allowed only at designated areas
  • No littering in the lake or on park property
  • Check out at the office when leaving
  • Problems should be reported to the Lake Warden immediately
  • No fishing around boat slips or dam area
  • Boats, canoes, kayaks and sail boats are all permitted on Lake Lucas and Lake Reese. Jet skis and similar personal watercraft along with windsurf boards and waterskiing are NOT permitted on the lake

 **It is the responsibility of the fisherman to obtain all necessary fishing licenses. Please note that North Carolina Fishing Licenses CAN NOT be purchased at Lake Lucas 

Click Here for Online Shelter Rental 

  • Can accommodate 50 people

  • 8 Picnic Tables

  • Restrooms within walking distance (Year Round)

  • 4 - 95 gallon trash cans

  • 2 Grills

Rental Fees:

½ Day (10am-3:00pm or 3:30pm-Dark): w/Rec Card - $10, w/o Rec Card $20

Full Day (10am-Dark): w/Rec Card - $20, w/o Rec Card $40