Lake at sunset

Lake Townsend Watershed Park

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6332 Townsend Rd
Browns Summit, NC 27214
Phone: (336) 373-3694

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Lake Townsend is the largest of Greensboro’s municipal reservoirs. The lake is 1,542 acres and is adjacent to the Bryan Park Complex and Golf Course. T

A large boat ramp is available for private boat launching, with another launch ramp for small sailboats. Kayaks and rowboats are available to rent. Sailboats can be rented with previous sailing experience. Popular fish include largemouth bass, hybrid bass, striped bass, catfish, and crappie. 

The lake has a fishing pier, parking, and restrooms that can be reasonably accessed by someone using a mobility device.

No swimming or wading is allowed at Lake Townsend.

Kayak rentals are available from May 1 to October 31. Boat rentals are first come, first served. There is no time limit. 

Lake at sunset

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