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Lake James, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina


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Tent camping is available
Pets are allowed
Campfires are allowed
Boat Rentals

Of course there are restrooms here; go ahead and bring those old hamsters to Lake James, you are allowed to bring pets. Such a magnificent pick of attractions and the magnificent variety of outdoors recreation will make you delighted you came. At Lake James amusing stuff to do is bountiful, and to be at this place is always fun. The kind workforce and the ably run operations makes the journey here worthwhile.
Lake James is a top pick with visitors from Nebo. It's been too long since you went outside, you've gotta
    get out, and Lake James in North Carolina is a really pleasant place to spend some time. As if Lake James wasn't enough, you can also go fishing, playing golf, swimming, whitewater paddling, and hiking, so getting bored is not something
 that is likely to happen.
North Carolina is a pleasant place for outdoors people.
Scores of people pick Lake James to be near Lake James State Park. Needless to say there are showers at this campground. This campground is a glorious place for boating, and rental boats are offered here at Lake James.
The Blue Ridge Mountains scenery is always lovely. Lake James is a campground where fires are welcome; there are tent sites here where you can pitch a tent.
You find the 8.5-mile-from-beginning-to-end Route 1223 Bridge Route 1147 Bridge segment of Catawba River nearby; this is a category I-II whitewater bit. This bit of Catawba River is suggested for learner whitewater paddlers.
Whitewater rapids are dangerous matters, so you must check restrictions in advance of a trip. There's no such thing as a bad day of skiing at nearby Sugar Mountain; the lovely marina of Mimosa Boat Landing is an excellent position to leave dry land behind.  

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Other campgrounds near Lake James, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Lake James State Park, Nebo, 0 miles away
   Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park, Marion, 5 miles away
   Hidden Valley, Marion, 5 miles away
   Barefoot Landing & Recreational Vehicle PARK, Marion, 6 miles away
   Lake James Landing, Marion, 6 miles away
   Rose Creek Family Campground, Morganton, 10 miles away
   The Rally Park, Marion, 10 miles away
   Bear Den Campground, McDowell County, 11 miles away
   The Lucky Strike Gold and Gem Mine and Campground, Marion, 11 miles away
   Optimistic RV Resort, Morganton, 11 miles away

Marinas near Lake James, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Mimosa Boat Landing, Morganton, 15 miles away

Paddling Rivers Near Lake James, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Catawba River, McDowell / Burke County, 6 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.5 miles long (Route 1223 Bridge Route 1147 Bridge)

   Catawba River - North Fork, McDowell County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III - 5.6 miles long (Route 1559 to Route 1552 Bridge)

   Steels Creek, Burke County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.6 miles long (to Confluence with Upper Creek)

   Catawba River - North Fork, Burke County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2.5 miles long (Linville)

   Linville River, Burke County, 13 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 16.4 miles long (Linville Falls to Lake James)

Public Lands near Lake James, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC, 46 miles away
   Lake James State Park, North Carolina, 0 miles away

   South Mountain State Park, North Carolina, 20 miles away

   Mount Mitchell State Park, North Carolina, 25 miles away

   Roan Mountain State Park, Tennessee, 29 miles away

   Cherokee National Forest, Tennessee, 35 miles away

Trails near Lake James, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Bald Mountain Trail, McDowell County, 9 miles away

   Yancey Ridge Trail, Avery County, 19 miles away

Golf Courses Near Lake James, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Silver Creek Plantation, Morganton, 8 miles away

   Grassy Creek Golf Course, Spruce Pine, 12 miles away

   Mimosa Hills Golf & Country, Morganton, 13 miles away

   Quaker Meadows Golf club Room, Morganton, 14 miles away

   Quaker Meadows Golf Club, Morganton, 14 miles away

Lakes Near Lake James, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina:

   Lake James, Burke County, 4 miles away

Current weather conditions and forecast for Lake James, Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina
Local climate location: MARION 19 miles away

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