Top 10 lakes in north carolina

Falls Lake: is large enough for boaters to launch from, and there are plenty of coves to explore. Falls Lake is a 12,410-acre (50 km²) reservoir with over 300 campsites.

High Rock Lake: You won’t have to worry about being crowded on top of other lake visitors with 15,180 acres (61.4 km²) and 365 miles of shoreline! This lake sits in the Uwharrie Mountains.

Lake Mattamuskeet:Spanning 40,000 acres (161.87 km²), Lake Mattamuskeet is North Carolina’s largest natural lake, but it is shallow, averaging two to three feet throughout the lake.

Fontana Lake:is North Carolina’s deepest lake, nestled between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Nantahala National Forest. In addition to its 10,230-acre (41.4 km²) surface size.

Lake Waccamaw: is a freshwater lake in Columbus County, North Carolina. As part of the Carolina Bays, Lake Waccamaw spans over 8,938 acres (36.17 km²) and has 14 miles of shoreline.

 Kerr Lake: is a reservoir that sits on the North Carolina and Virginia borders in the United States. It is North Carolina’s largest lake, covering 50,000 acres (200 km2), and is ideal for swimming.

Lake Wylie:is a 12,177-acre (49.28-km2) lake on the state’s northern border in Tega Cay, South Carolina. These waters teem with crappie, white bass, perch, sunfish, chain pickerel, and catfish.

Lake Phelps: is the second biggest natural lake in North Carolina, comprising 16,600 acres (67 km2). It is predominantly located in Washington County on the Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula.

Jordan Lake:the piedmont region’s natural jewel, sits in the heart of North Carolina’s most developed area and provides a breath of fresh air. This enormous reservoir, which spans 13,940 acres.

Lake Norman: also known as North Carolina’s “inland sea,” spans more than 32,510 acres (132 km²) and has 520 miles of shoreline. Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville towns encircle Lake Norman.

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