Fishing

Tanglewood Park offers fishing at Mallard Lake and Skilpot Lake.

  • All Tanglewood Park Rules and Regulations apply.
  • Any polluting of the water by urination, defecation, or littering is prohibited and will result in forfeiture of use of Mallard Lake at Tanglewood Park.
  • Personal/Private watercrafts are not permitted. A public access to the Yadkin River is available at the canoe access off of Highway 158 between the park entrance and bridge.
  • No trespassing will be allowed in the park after closing. Nighttime use of Mallard Lake and its facilities is strictly prohibited.
  • Please note Mallard Lake operation hours and that the boat rentals are closed every Wednesday.
  • Bank fishing is allowed in designated areas only.
  • Fishing requires a State Fishing License. All North Carolina Wildlife Fish and Game regulations apply.
  • Fishing is open year round, daily from 7 am to dusk.

*Fees: All fishing passes are purchased at the front gate upon entering the park

Daily Fishing Pass $1.50
Children under 12 FREE, when accompanied by paying adult
Annual Fishing Pass $ 30.00
*Fishing Fees do not include the daily admission gate fees

For Mallard Lake information please contact Tanglewood Park’s Welcome Center at 336-703-6400

What's Available

  • Children’s playground
  • Picnic tables with charcoal grills
  • Pedal boats for rent: $4.00 per ½ hour
  • Snack items are sold during business hours

2018 Mallard Lake Hours

*CLOSED every Wednesday*

Date/Day of Week Hours
Memorial Day Weekend (May 26 - 28)
Saturday
Sunday
Monday
 
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
May 29 - June 17 (weekends only)
Saturday
Sunday
 
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
June 18 - August 12*
(excluding Wednesdays) Monday - Friday
Saturday
Sunday
 
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
*July 4th (Independence Day)  
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
August 13 - September 2 (weekends only)
Saturday
Sunday
 
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
*September 3 (Labor Day)  
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Pedal Boats: $4 per 1/2 hour
(Pedal Boats seat up to 4 people)

Mallard Lake Boating Rules