Upcoming Events

Sasquatch 5k

Can you outrun Sasquatch? Join us for an evening of terrifying fun with a timed trail run (or walk)!  

Following the 5k, Mayo Lake will be hosting FREE fun for all ages, carnival games, a twilight trail walk and the showing of Hotel Transylvania beginning at 7pm.  

Register for the Sasquatch 5k, go online at Person County Rec Desk or in person at the Parks and Rec Office.   

When: October 28, 2023 Registration begins at 4:00 PM, Race Time: 5:10 PM

Beginning at 5pm-  Food Trucks, Vendors and Carnival Games

6:30- Twilight Trail Walk

7:00- Movie Night- Hotel Transylvania

Park Location: Mayo Lake Park, 1013 Neals Store Road Roxboro, NC 27574

Mayo Lake Trail Hike

Get to know your park! Join Friends of the Park as we explore all the trails associated with Mayo Lake Park. Bring a friend, your children or just yourself and a picnic lunch! 

WHEN: October 21, 10am -4pm (Free Kayak Rentals) 

WHERE: Mayo Lake Park, Office

Bike Rodeo 

Join Friends of the Parks for our FREE 2023 Bike Rodeo event!

Enter our FREE drawing for two 20" bikes! Must be present to win. Drawing at 10AM.

We want every rider to safely enjoy riding their bike around Person County, so join us and learn about helmet checks, bike fit, rules of the road, safety equipment and riding skills using our obstacle course. Goodies for all participants!

Register now!


Stand Up or Sit Down! Whatever floats your boat!

Grab your kayak, canoe or paddle board and join us at 9:00AM for registration and Hints 'n Tips for 1st Timers. Paddle competition starts at 10AM.  Certificates for the first finishers in each category. All ages welcome! 

You'll launch at the boat ramp,  paddle out to Bowman Bridge, turnaround and return to start.

Pizza and T-shirt. Fun for All!

WHEN: July 2023 from 9:00AM to Noon. Race starts at 10AM

WHERE: Mayo Lake Park, Meet at picnic shelter #1 and boat ramp area.

COST: $15 Pre-registration fee, $20 day of,  includes pizza and T-shirt (pre-register by June 30 to ensure a t-shirt)

Register now!

Park art 

Check back  for details on this community service event that will be held in partnership with one of our local artists. Our plan is to provide an exterior, artistic facelift of the restroom building. (Tentatively) planned 

This event will be scheduled for the Fall of 2023 (Estimated Date: September 23, 2023)

Park Location: TBA

Spring Spruce-up - Complete

Join us for a community service project to replant and mulch the flower beds at Mayo Lake Park.  We will be sprucing up the flower beds at the bathhouse in the campground.  Grab your garden gloves and spade and we'll spruce things up in time for camping season!

WHEN: Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 9am

WHERE: Mayo Lake Park 1013 Neal's Store Rd Roxboro, NC 27574