Who said bikes belong on pavement? It’s time to hit the dirt and ride, slide, climb, and jump! Lakeside Trails at R. Shaefer Heard Park has several wooded mountain bike trails for cyclists of all skill levels.
Bring your RV or tent and enjoy the beauty of a sunset from the banks of West Point Lake while sitting around your campfire. Hundreds of lakeside sites with panoramic views to choose from.
A bird lovers’ paradise! Birding opportunities abound, from walking the parks’ nature trails, where nesting boxes are dotted, to canoeing the tributaries, which allows for close-up views.
A wildlife management area of nearly 10,000 acres located at the upper end of the lake provides habitat for many game and non-game wildlife, and offers a variety of hunts throughout the year.
When was the last time you went on a picnic? Most mealtimes are spent on the run, at our desks, or rushed through in front of the TV. Change your mindset and enjoy an open-air lakeside lunch.
West Point Lake is considered one of the best largemouth bass lakes in the country, and fishing is by far the most popular lake activity. There are a dozen creeks and more than 40 square miles to fish.
Enjoy this modern-day treasure hunt, combining technology and the great outdoors, and exercise your mind and body! Hidden by fellow geocachers, there are many cashes waiting to be discovered.
Residents and tourists who visit West Point Lake relish in the great outdoors, the nature, wildlife, and serenity. We say disconnect to reconnect. Everyone needs to restore their mind, body, and soul.
Whether lone kayaking with the dog or kayaking with family and friends, West Point Lake provides the perfect setting for kayak fishing and serene, flatwater touring, with many tributaries to explore.
West Point Lake has three man-made beaches, which are located at Earl Cook Park, Rocky Point Park, and Yellowjacket Creek Park, and are ideal locations for a nice family getaway.