Fishing and Boating permits are required for Lake Fayetteville and Lake Sequoyah and should be purchased at the Boat House/ Lake Office prior to accessing the lake. All state laws governing boats apply.
There is no permit requirement for Lake Wilson or other park areas containing fishable waters. All City lakes are No Wake.
All fishing should be done only from the bank or boat. No wading, swimming, or belly boats are permitted in all City lakes. All AG&F regulations apply and licenses are required.
Lakes are open to the public throughout the year from sunrise to sunset daily. Closed from Sunset to sunrise. Exceptions include:
Lakes Fayetteville and Sequoyah are closed on Thanksgiving Day and from sunset on December 23rd through January 14th
The Director of the Parks and Recreation Department is authorized to extend the operating hours of a lake when reasonable and necessary to accommodate a tournament, special event, or season weather conditions.