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Cane Creek Reservoir

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

NOTICE: Cane Creek is open with restrictions. Please visit website for details. The reservoir, managed by OWASA, was built in 1989 to complement University Lake. Free picnic and sunbathing areas plus 0.25 mile nature trail. Fees are charged for lake use and kayak, canoe, and flat-bottomed boat rentals. No swimming or bodily contact is permitted in lake. Cane Creek Reservoir is stocked with bass, crappie, catfish and a variety of sunfish. A State fishing license is necessary except on July 4th. Open late March thru mid-November.

  • Description: During the recreation season (typically late March through early November) the lake is open from 6:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Parking Information: Free parking on-site
Public Restrooms
  • Public Restrooms:
  • Admission Information: Lake usage fee (passes available) , boating equipment rental fee
Facility Info