Lake Recreation Area offers the ultimate in family campground
excellence in the "Land of the Waterfalls". It is
located adjacent to the DuPont State Recreational Forest. The
Recreation Area includes a campground with 160 sites, shaded
by red maple, white oak, hemlock, and other native tree species.
Our lakeside campsites are surrounded on all sides by native
flora and fauna and may just give our campers some of the best
sunset views around.
beach is private and limited to guests only. There are two lakes,
one boat ramp and private boat docks available. Boat motors are
limited to 12hp on the lake. Fish for trout and bass, or take
a "cruise" in a pedal boat to relax while enjoying our
beautiful mountain scenery. Rent a canoe and paddle up to one
of Western NC's most visited waterfalls: Hooker Falls! Pisgah
National Forest is only a short drive away, boasting some of the
best hiking, camping, biking and fly fishing opportunities in
Gate closes at 10:00 pm
arrival is delayed up to one hour (11:00 pm), call 828-877-4475
for late arrival accommodation information.
arriving after 11:00 pm, the night security will escort you
to a parking area near the gatehouse until 7:00 am.
plan your trip accordingly.
At A Glance
• Open: April 1 thru Oct.31
• 150 Camp Sites
• Kid Safe 5 MPH Speed Limit
• Limited Day Use
• Canoe / Pedal Boat Rental
• Beach Concession Stand
• General Store
• Swimming Lake
• Interpretive Programs
• Pet Friendly
• Gated - 24 Hr Security
• .6 Mile maintained hiking loop
On the Porch at the camp store.
Driving Directions Here!