Lake Recreation Area offers the ultimate in family campground
excellence in the "Land of the Waterfalls". It is
located adjacent to the Dupont State 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
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 Nov.1
• 160 Camp Sites
• 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!