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Singletary Lake State Park

Map of TRACK Trail at Singletary Lake State Park

The Singletary Lake State Park TRACK Trail follows the Singletary Lake Trail. This easy 1 mile loop features a pier over the lake and interpretive panels describing the unique Carolina Bay ecosystem and theories of the lake's origins.

 

Bring your group to Singletary Lake State Park and enjoy group camping in a land of mysterious origins. A portion of the unique Carolina bay ecosystem found nowhere else in the world, Singletary Lake lies within the 35,975-acre Bladen Lakes State Forest.The park encompasses 649 acres of land and a 572-acre natural lake. In addition to group camping, Singletary Lake State Park offers ample opportunities for nature study and recreation.

Track an adventure here
Collectible sticker for Singletary Lake State Park

Location Details

Recreational Features: Canoe / Kayak, Camping, Picnic Tables, Fishing, Interpretive Programs, Birding
Amenities: Restrooms, Lodging Cabins
ADA Compliant:
Seasonality:
Sunset over lake
Cabins and pines in the sand
Tall trees on the banks of the lake
Long view down a dock on Singletary Lake
Tree growing on a very small island on Singletary Lake
Informational sign about Red-cockaded Woodpeckers
Nature Hut in the woods with stairs and ADA ramp

Adventures for Singletary Lake State Park

Hiking

Nature's Hide & Seek

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
The Nature's Hide & Seek brochure is designed so that kids of all ages can walk along the trail and discover common things that are often overlooked in nature. Some of them are hard to find, others are easy. Best of all, the adventure never ends because every time you walk the trail you will discover new things hiding in nature.
Need for Trees brochure
Hiking

Singletary Lake: The Need for Trees

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
By following the picture and text clues found in "The Need for Trees" brochure, kids will discover six of the more common trees found along the trail. During their adventure, kids will learn about the need that people and other animals have for trees and about the roles trees play in the forest.
Hiking

Animal Athletes

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
The Animal Athletes adventure challenges kids to exercise with the animals. This brochure gives kids eight different animal exercises they can do along the trail. From hummingbird hand-swings to frog hops, kids are sure to have fun getting in shape with the animals during their outdoor adventures.
Hiking

Animal Tracks and Traces

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
Every animal leaves "Tracks and Traces" of its presence when they pass through an area. From footprints, to scat (poop), to other traces like food scraps, animals leave clues of their presence everywhere. The "Tracks and Traces" brochure was designed to help you identify the various tracks and traces animals leave behind.
Hiking

Let's Explore - ecoEXPLORE

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.00
Scientists need your help! Use this brochure to learn how to be an ecoEXPLORER and share your nature observations with real scientists.

Directions

6707 NC 53 Hwy. East
Kelly, NC 28448
Latitude: 34.584796000000
Longitude: -78.449315000000

Partners

The TRACK Trail program is sponsored by the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation.

The Singletary Lake State Park TRACK Trail is possible through a partnership between North Carolina State Parks and the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation's Kids in Parks program.