Lake Thom-A-Lex Park is owned by the Cities of Lexington and Thomasville. The park is under the operation of the Davidson County Parks and Recreation Department. The park has undergone major renovation changes over the last few years.
April 1 through September 3: 6:30 am to 8:30 pm
September 4 through October 31: 7:00 am to 6:30 pm
November 1 through March 31: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Lake Thom-A-Lex Park will be closed on following dates for 2015 holidays :
Thurs. Jan. 1- New Year's
Mon. January 19- Martin Luther King Jr.
Fri. April 3- Good Friday
Mon. May 25- Memorial Day
Fri. July 3- Independence Day
Mon. Sept. 7- Labor Day
Wed. Nov. 11- Veteran's Day
Thurs. Nov. 26 and Fri. Nov. 27- Thanksgiving
Wed. Dec. 23, Thurs. Dec. 24, and Fri. Dec. 25- Christmas
For information about shelter reservations contact Lake Thom-A-Lex Park at 336-731-6052
The park has four picnic shelters that can be reserved for weekdays and weekends for all types of events. Each shelter has a maximum capacity of 30 people. Shelters can be rented year around. Shelters will not be reserved until someone in the party comes to the Lake Thom-A-Lex Park office and completes a rental form and pays for the shelter.
Shelter Rental Hours:
Shelters can be rented during the following times and dates:
Monday through Sunday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
**Please note that Bait Shop will be closed daily from 12:00 to 1:00 pm for lunch.**
Shelter rentals are in blocked off times of three hours, the following are the time blocks:
April 1 to September 3: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm, and 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
September 4 to October 31: 8:00 am to 11:00 am, 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, and 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Cost of shelter is $25.00 for a three hour period. Payment must be with cash or check only (no credit cards or debit cards) (Please bring correct change if paying by cash).
Area fishermen can launch their boats at the access below the warden office. The cost to launch a boat is $4.00 plus $2.00 to fish. If you do not own a boat, you can use one of the three floating piers or bank fish for $2.00. All fishermen must have current North Carolina fishing license and lake permit. Area residents can dock their kayak or canoe for $2.00.
Bait Shop is open from April 1 to September 30, visitors can buy drinks, snacks, picnic supplies, and fishing supplies.
No swimming is allowed, the lake is the water source for the Cities of Lexington and Thomasville. No pleasure boating, water skiing, or jet skiing is allowed.
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700 Yokley Road
Lexington, NC 27292
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