Singletary Lake State Park

Trails Status

Hiking Trail


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 manages limited access to nearby White Lake and Bay Tree Lake. 


  • Vacation cabin (accommodates up to 11 people)

Activities for day-use

  • Hiking (1 mile)
  • Paddling
  • Fishing


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


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

GPS: 34.5831, -78.4496


Current Weather

28448 Kelly, NC

Park Hours

Tab/Accordion Items

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.


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