Singletary Lake State Park

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About the Park

Map of North Carolina with a star indicating the location of Singletary Lake State Park

Located in Bladen County 50 miles northwest of Wilmington, Singletary Lake State Park was developed as a group camp but has expanded public access for hiking, fishing, and paddling. The trademark camps provide a unique experience for organized groups to united in work and play in the midst of the distinct Carolina bay environment, complete with dormitory-style cabins, a mess hall, and a 500-foot pier for swimming. The park office also managed limited access to nearby White Lake and Bay Tree Lake. 

Camping

  • Vacation cabin (accommodates up to 11 people)

Activities for day-use

  • Hiking (1 mile)
  • Paddling
  • Fishing

Amenities

Two group camps — one that can accommodate up to 84 people and the other up to 48 people — include a mess hall, campers' cabins; restrooms; basketball goal; volleyball net; horseshoe pit; group-sized charcoal grill; and picnic tables. The pier is open for swimming for group campers only.

Plan Your Visit

Address

6707 N.C. 53 E., Kelly, NC 28448

GPS: 34.5831, -78.4496

 

Current Weather

28448 Kelly, NC

Park Hours

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The park is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. year-round.

Public access is limited to hiking, fishing, and paddling (must bring your own watercraft).

Swimming is available for group campers only.

 

Education

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Scheduled Events at Singletary Lake State Park

Park staff lead regularly scheduled interpretive programs that allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful. Learning opportunities are available for all ages. Most events are free, though some may require pre-registration.
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