Sleeter Lake Park FAQ's


Q: What are the hours of operation?

A: Sleeter Lake Park is open from March 1 to November 26. The gate opens daily at 7:00 AM. Park closing time changes throughout the season and is posted on our website as well as at the park. Gates are closed promptly at the times listed. Please plan accordingly when using the lake.

The Boat Launch closes 30 minutes prior to park closing. Any vehicles left in the park after gates closed will have to contact the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office for assistance.

Park Closing Times 2022
DateClosing Time
March 1st6:30 PM
March 13th (DST)7:30 PM
May 2nd8:30 PM
August 29th7:30 PM
September 26th 7:00 PM
October 17th6:30 PM
November 6th (DST)5:30 PM
November 26th Park Closes

Q: Do I have to live in Round Hill, or can anyone use Sleeter Lake Park?

A: Sleeter Lake Park is a public park for everyone’s enjoyment; however, the Lake is property of the RHOA and has the following restrictions for use

  • Boat capacity cannot exceed more than 18 boats on the Lake at one time
  • Boats cannot be greater than 18 ft. in length
  • Gas-engine powered boats are prohibited
  • All persons must always wear a US Coast Guard approved life preserver
  • Any person operating a boat must be at least 16 years of age with a valid ID or be accompanied by an adult with a valid ID

Q: Do I need a permit to boat on Sleeter Lake Park?

A: No, you do not need a permit to bring your boat for use on the Lake. Boat decals are provided to people who store their watercraft at Sleeter Lake Park. Boat storage applications are available at the Town Office or by emailing  

Q: Can I fish from the shoreline?

A: Yes, Sleeter Lake Park has an expansive shoreline for fishing. Monofilament recycling containers are provided for your convenience. Sleeter Lake Park is strictly a catch & release. All fisherman over the age of 16 are required to have a valid VA fishing license.

Q: Can I bring food?

A: Yes, there are picnic tables at the Park for general use or you’re welcome to bring a blanket to picnic on. Please follow the Leave No Trace principles and use the receptacles provided. Also, please remember to maintain social distancing and not to congregate in groups larger than the current recommendations.

Q: Can I swim in the Lake?

A: There is no swimming or wading allowed at Sleeter Lake Park.