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Cane Creek Reservoir

Highway 54 West | Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 942-5790

Open Friday and Saturday, 6:30am-6pm. Cane Creek Reservoir is open for public recreation late March through early November. Cane Creek Reservoir is also open for recreation on Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day.  The reservoir was built in 1989 to complement University Lake. Free picnic and sunbathing areas. OWASA offers kayaks canoes and flat-bottomed boats for rent.  Fees charged for lake use, boat rentals and related activities. Parking.  Cane Creek Reservoir is stocked with bass, crappie, catfish and a variety of sunfish. A State fishing license is necessary except on July 4th. Johnny Riley, Senior Lakes Warden, 919-942-5790 or

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