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Map For Boating In North Carolina

There are many places to go boating in North Carolina

  • Badin Lake
  • Belews Lake
  • Chatuge Lake
  • Falls Lake
  • Fontana Lake
  • High Rock Lake
  • Hiwassee Lake
  • Jordan Lake
  • Kerr Lake
  • Lake Gaston
  • Lake Glenville
  • Lake Hickory
  • Lake James
  • Lake Norman
  • Lake Tillery
  • Lake Wylie
  • Roanoke Rapids Lake

North Carolina BoatingBoating opportunities abound in North Carolina. There are lakes and rivers for large craft and smaller streams and ponds for smaller vessels. Some allow power boats, others only allow electric motors, each providing a unique experience. Fishing and other watersports are available at most boating lakes throughout the state - depending on time of year and state-defined seasons.

Badin Lake is a 5,000-acre lake in the central part of the state.

Belews Lake is a 3,860-acre lake, located in northwest NC.

Blewett Falls Lake is a 2,560-acre lake in south-central NC.

Chatuge Lake is a 7,480-acre lake in the southwest corner of NC.

Falls Lake is a 12,400-acre lake in the northeast part of the state.

Fontana Lake is a 11,700-acre reservoir located in western NC.

Harris Lake is a 4,100-acre reservoir in the northeast part of NC.

High Rock Lake is a 15,180-acre lake in the north-central NC.

Hiwassee Lake is a 6,200-acre reservoir in southwest NC.

Hyco Lake is a 3,750-acre lake in the north-central part of the state.

Jordan Lake is a 14,000-acre reservoir in north-central NC.

Kerr Lake is a 50,000-acre reservoir located on the northern border of NC.

Kerr Scott Reservoir is a 1,475-acre lake located in north-central NC.

Lake Gaston is a 20,000-acre reservoir on the northern border of NC.

Lake Glenville is a 1,470-acre lake in the southwest part of the state.

Lake Hickory is a 4,200-acre lake located in north-central NC.

Lake James is a 6,800-acre reservoir in the north-central part of NC.

Lake Mattamuskeet is a 40,000-acre reservoir near the eastern edge NC.

Lake Nantahala is a 1,600-acre lake in south eastern NC.

Lake Norman is a 32,000-acre reservoir in the north-central part of NC.

Lake Rhodhiss is a 3,000-acre lake in the north-central part of the state.

Lake Tillery is a 5,200-acre lake located in central NC.

Lake Waccamaw is a 8,900-acre lake in southeast NC.

Lake Wylie is a 13,400-acre reservoir on the southern border of NC.

Mayo Reservoir is a 2,800-acre lake in the north-central part of the state.

Mountain Island Lake is a 3,200-acre reservoir in southwest NC.

Moss Lake is a 1,500-acre lake in the southwest part of the state.

Phelps Lake is a 16,600-acre lake in northeast NC.

Roanoke Rapids Lake is a 4,600-acre lake located in northeast NC.

Santeetlah Lake is a 2,880-acre lake in western NC.

Use the map below to locate lakes and rivers nearby major cities including Boone, Greensboro, High Point, Lenoir, Winston Salem, Durham, Elizabeth City, Greenville, Raleigh, Rocky Mt, Ashville, Charlotte, Hendersonville, Murphy, Waynesville, Fayetteville, Goldsboro, Jacksonville, Rockingham and Wilmington.

Use the navigation and zoom arrows to locate your area of interest in North Carolina. Once you locate a specific area or city, zoom in closer and make note of bodies of water nearby. The scale on the map allows you to determine the length and width of the waterway and define its potential usability for boating with your particular watercraft. Always check with local water authorities for current lake levels.

Lakes and rivers in North Carolina

Some of the lakes in North Carolina include Belews Lake, High Rock Lake, Lake Hickory, Lake James, Lake Tillery, B Everett Jordan Lake, Kerr Lake, Lake Gaston, Lake Mattamuskeet, Phelps Lake, Apalachia Lake, Chatuge Lake, Fontana Lake, Hiwassee Lake, Lake Wylie, Badin Lake, Bay Tree Lake, Blewett Falls Lake, Lake Norman and Lake Waccamaw.

Navigable rivers include Don River, Yadkin River, Roanoke River, Tar River, Broad River, Rocky River, Cape Fear River and South River.

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