What does is cost to boat and/or fish on City lakes?

Fishing and Boating permits are required for Lake Fayetteville and should be purchased at the Boat House/ Lake Office prior to accessing the lake. All state laws governing boats apply. There is no permit requirement for Lake Sequoyah, Lake Wilson or other park areas containing fishable waters. All City lakes are No Wake.

  • Boating: A boating permit for each boat must be purchased before its use on Lake Fayetteville. All state laws governing boats apply. 
  • Fishing: All fishing shall be done only from the bank or boat. No wading, swimming, or belly boats shall be permitted in all City Lakes. All AG&F regulations apply and licenses are required.
  • Permits: Visit the Boating and Fishing page for updated pricing on daily and annual permits.

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1. Can I register for a program or reserve a facility online?
2. What volunteer opportunities does Fayetteville Parks, Natural Resources and Cultural Affairs offer?
3. What facilities are accessible?
4. Why does my dog have to be on a leash?
5. Does Fayetteville have a dog park?
6. Do I need a license to fish at city lakes?
7. Which parks have a walking trail?
8. What are the rules for the locations where trails cross a street? Who has the right-of-way?
9. What are some Trail Safety and Etiquette rules?
10. What does is cost to boat and/or fish on City lakes?
11. Which parks have electricity available?
12. Which parks have volleyball courts?
13. When does the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meet?
14. Can we rent park sport facilities for a tournament?
15. What do I do if I see some vandalism in a park?
16. What are the Park Rules and Regulations?
17. What are the hours for the Yvonne Richardson Community Center (YRCC)?
18. What are the Wilson Park Swimming Pool hours and how much does it cost?
19. Where are the closest campgrounds and cabins?