Smith Lake Recreation Area Office Phone: (910) 396-5979
Location: Bldg. Q-2812 Smith Lake Road.
Entrance to Smith Lake Recreation Area (Park, Army Travel Campground and Beach) is accessible off of Honeycutt Road onto Smith Lake Road. The access road off of Murchison Road is now permanently closed. Please view Honeycutt Road Access Map onto Smith Lake Road. Get driving directions.
Hours of Operation
Smith Lake Recreation Area Office: Thu-Mon (closed Tue & Wed): 8 am – 5 pm
Beach and Wake Zone Cable Park: Smith Lake Beach is open for swimming, paddle-boat, paddle-board and canoe rentals through the month of August on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm – 6 pm.
Park Area: Daily: 8 am – 7 pm (May – Sept). Daily: 8 am – 5 pm (Oct – Apr).
Army Travel Campground: Year Round
Click on the links below for more information on each area
- Beach/Wake Zone Cable Park
- Park Area
- Army Travel Campground
- Mountain Bike/Hiking Trails/All American Trail
The Smith Lake Wake Zone Cable Park is a state of the art water skiing system that pulls the water sport enthusiast effortlessly over smooth waters. Amateur and Pro wake boarders will enjoy an affordable day of fun! The water quality at Smith Lake is safe. Water is tested weekly to ensure the safety of our customers.
DOD ID card holders, ages 4 and up: $3.00 per person
Guests of DOD ID card holders, ages 4 and up: $5.00 (2 guests per ID card holder)
Civilian guests, ages 4 and up: $7.00
Children 3 and under: FREE
Canoe and Paddleboat rentals: $3.00 per person/per hour
Paddleboard rentals: $10.00 per person
The pavilions and park areas on Ft. Bragg, Smith Lake and Pope AAF are fee based. Visit our Parks page for reservation and price information. NO alcohol or pets!
Enjoy the tranquil setting of our rustic cabins in the midst of North Carolina’s long-leaf pine tree forest.
Our small cabins sleep up to 4 and are equipped with 1 double bed, 1 set of bunk beds, a small fridge and microwave, a table and 4 chairs.
Our large cabins sleep up to 8 and feature 2 bedrooms (1 double bed, 1 set of bunk beds), a loft (futon sleeper), a living area (futon sleeper), a full size bathroom and kitchenette with a table and 4 chairs (a minimum 2 night stay is required).
All cabins are air-conditioned/heated. Smoking is not permitted in the cabins. Must bring own sheets, blankets, pillows and towels.
NO PETS are allowed. Violators will be asked to remove the pet immediately, an additional $100.00 fee will be charged.
Bike Trails are open year round. There is a beginner, intermediate, and advanced trail, which can be ridden as individual segments or all together (8 miles total). Annual passes are $20 and day passes are $5.