5 things to do at Lake Pinehurst

We know most of you come to Pinehurst for the golf, but if you want to spend a day off the course there’s plenty to do out at Lake Pinehurst.

The 200-acre private lake opens for the season Saturday. Here are a few things you can do during a day at the Lake.

Go fishing

For just $7.50 you can rent a fishing rod and spend the entire day out at the Lake. Catch everything from largemouth bass to catfish.

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of fishing at Lake Pinehurst.

Take to the water

Explore the Lake from one of our kayaks, canoes or boats. Rent a kayak or canoe for $25 an hour. Jon boats are $30 for four hours and pontoon boats cost $55 an hour.

Enjoy kayaking or stand up paddle boarding on Lake Pinehurst.

Try stand-up paddle boarding

If you’re feeling adventurous you may want to try stand-up paddle boarding. It’s a unique way to move around the lake. Plus, it’s a great core workout. Rentals are $25 per hour.

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Cool down by going for a swim. The lake is big enough to comfortably accommodate boats and swimmers at the same time.

Our private lake features boat rental, kayaks, cabanas and more.


If you want to simply kick back and sunbathe, that’s fine too. The Lake features a sandy beach area with umbrellas, chairs and pavilions. Changing areas with showers are onsite and towels are provided.

The snack bar is open, so you can enjoy lunch without leaving the premises.


If that’s not enough to keep your family entertained, Lake Pinehurst also has beach volleyball, a playground, horseshoe pits and a basketball court.

Click here for more information about Lake Pinehurst including hours of operation.