There is so much to do in and around Lake Lure, which is one of the many reasons that Lake Lure is such a popular vacation and real estate spot. You can enjoy all that there is to do on the gorgeous 720 acre lake. With over twenty miles of shoreline, you can enjoy a day at one of the Lake Lure beaches and have lots of fun swimming and enjoying the lake. Located on the beach is the Lake Lure Beach Water Works, which is a small water park complete with fun water games, a small lazy river, and fun water cannons.
A special permit is required if you would like to enjoy boating on Lake Lure; however you must first get a permit at the Lake Lure town hall. Pontoons and other boats are allowed on the lake, however personal watercraft (jet skis) are not allowed. If you would rather enjoy seeing the lake by taking a scenic boat tour, there are a few places that offer boat tours and also boat rentals. It’s a wonderful way to learn more about the lake and enjoy spots that you may not have known about previously. Lunch, dinner and champagne cruises are available.
NC fishing is a popular activity on the lake and around the Hickory Nut Gorge. There are places and opportunities to NC fish for rainbow trout, brown trout, large mouth bass, small mouth bass, crappie, white bass, catfish, bluegill, and sun-perch.
There are also two North Carolina golf courses if you wish to hit the greens and play a round of golf, as well as many wonderful trails and places to go hiking. A new and popular way to enjoy the scenic trails and see the mountains is to rent or bring your own all-terrain vehicle to enjoy. There are a few places to rent ATV’s in the area. Guided horseback tours are also a great way to get out and see the NC mountains.
As far as shopping and dining establishments, Lake Lure North Carolina has a few restaurants and smaller shopping areas. You can enjoy more shopping opportunities in larger areas like Asheville and Greenville, South Carolina.
Lake Lure is a one of a kind place, with gorgeous scenery and picturesque landscapes. Come to Lake Lure and you will fall in love with the lake and the surrounding areas.