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Great Lake trail

I needed to find a geocache for International Geocache Day and my young adult daughter and I headed... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jennie H
via mobile
Great place to walk or bike

Been taking our children and dogs here for year. Great for a stroll or biking. There is a nice... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“mile loop”(4 reviews)
“flat trail”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1001 Salem Lake Rd, Winston Salem, NC 27107-1571
+1 336-650-7677
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dog Poop station @ beginning of trail where sidewalk ends from restroom building is and has been Smelling and Overflowing for at least a week now !!!!???? We have seen the white county truck at least 3 times and never do they bother to empty...More

Thank rogerusa2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I needed to find a geocache for International Geocache Day and my young adult daughter and I headed to Salem Lake. We walked on the crushed gravel and asphalt path for a couple of hours. Our dog enjoyed the shade covered trail. We visited the...More

1  Thank Jennie H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Been taking our children and dogs here for year. Great for a stroll or biking. There is a nice spot we walk the dog to about a mile from the parking lot with a stream. We let our Dachshund play there are we sit on...More

Thank RuRaSGibson
Reviewed 14 August 2018

If you live close to Winston-Salem and are looking for a great way to spend a few hours on the water - then go rent a kayak or paddle board from the Salem Lake marina. We went early morning (summer day reaching 88*) and had...More

Thank TravelYoder
Reviewed 7 August 2018

nice and clean. well maintained. great scenery. good place for a nice walk and to be by relaxing sounds of birds and water. its a must

1  Thank Wes_Lipe
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Great place right in the City with great walking trails and Cycling. Also a great place to go Kayaking.

1  Thank Sam M
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We went to Salem Lake and walk the track for two miles, I just can't walk the six miles, too long. Very good for bikes.

Thank Raymond R
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Looking for nice place to get some serious steps in, then here’s you spot. 7 miles around the lake with access points to other walking trails. They have added a playground for children, more parking, and restrooms. One of my favorite places in Winston-Salem

Thank ladylapoet
Reviewed 9 July 2018

What a wonderful place right in the city! We recently moved here and no one told us about it. Read about it in the paper and decided to go for a hike. It is 7 miles around the lake and incredibly beautiful. Careful about bike...More

Thank JanetElaine5941
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Perfect spot to walk, run, bike.. exercise the dog. The entire loop is 7 miles so bring some water! There is a fishing spot, play ground for the kiddos and you can rent bikes. Another awesome feature is they have a stand with free air...More

1  Thank Gayle M
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Danielle B
6 August 2018|
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Response from Gayle M | Reviewed this property |
I have seen plenty of dogs on boats and on the trails.
Rachel G
1 July 2018|
Response from RSJCJr | Reviewed this property |
Their web page states: "No fishing is allowed from the banks of Salem Lake. Only pier and boat fishing are allowed."
lori m
10 May 2018|
Response from Tallule | Reviewed this property |
Yes, boats are allowed, Lori.