Smith Lake Recreation Area

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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 Directions   


 Smith Lake Recreation Area FAQs


2015 Smith Lake Beach Price List


Hours of Operation & Authorized Patrons

  • Smith Lake Recreation Area Office:  Thu-Mon (closed Tue & Wed): 8 am – 5 pm
  • Beach and Wake Zone Cable ParkOpen for the season May 23 – Sept 7, 2015 (12 – 7 pm, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only). 
    – Open to DoD ID Cardholders and to the general public.
  • Park Area:  Daily: 8 am – 7 pm (May – Sept).  Daily: 8 am – 5 pm (Oct – Apr).
    – Open to DoD ID Cardholders and to the general public.
  • Army Travel CampgroundOpen year-round.
    – Open to DoD ID cardholders and their guests.
  • Mountain Bike/Hiking Trails:  Open year-round
    – Open to DoD ID Cardholders and to the general public.


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Beach and Wake Zone Cable Park


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.  


Rules for Smith Lake Beach


2015 Smith Lake Beach Price List





Park Area


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!




Army Travel Campground  


View Army Travel Campground Rules and Fees




Small Cabin      Large Cabin

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, and an additional $100.00 fee will be charged.




Mountain Bike/Hiking Trails




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.




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