North Carolina Boating
Plenty of fun places to go boating in North Carolina. Whether it's a family outing or just the guys going fishing or skiing, boating is fun for all. And there is boating in all corners of of the state. Whether you live in the northwest, northeast, southwest or southeast part of the state, chances there are plenty of opportunities to go boating nearby.
Boating in NC
For further information about boating in North Carolina, contact the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - Boating Licenses located at 1722 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699. The phone number is 919 707-0050.
For convenience, resources are listed first by area of the North Carolina, then by proximity to cities, waterways, parks, campgrounds and other relative attractions in NC. Cities listed in this section include 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.
Resources are also identified nearby campgrounds including Haw River State Park, Lake James State Park, New River State Park, Kerr Lake State Recreation Area, Lake Norman State Park, Pettigrew State Park, Fayetteville Springs Valley Park, French Broad River Campground, Waldo's Beach Campground, Jones Lake State Park, Lake Waccamaw State Park and Singletary Lake State Park.
Rivers & Lakes For Boating in NC
North Carolina lakes with boating opportunities are listed within quadrants of 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. Many of these lakes offer multiple boat launching facilities at various locations around the lake.
North Carolina also affords some boating or canoeing on rivers like Don River, Yadkin River, Roanoke River, Tar River, Broad River, Rocky River, Cape Fear River and South River.
Boating opportunities in North Carolina
NC boating equipment and gear.
Throughout North Carolina you can find boat dealers, outdoor centers, sporting good stores, bait and tackle stores, RV centers and discount stores offering a wide variety of boating equipment, accessories and supplies.
Go boating in North Carolina
Gather up the family along with some snacks and refreshing beverages and go enjoy the thrill of fresh air in your face and the sun on your back. When boating you can see parts of North Carolina accessible only by water. Often you'll see birds and wildlife not normally seen in city areas. Plus, sunrises and sunsets always seem more majestic when you are in the great outdoors.