Western NC Lakes

Beech Mountain NC and the High Country areas nearby are filled with virgin forests and crystal clear waters that flow from some roaring rivers. Due to the geography, many rivers form or come together at various points nearby Beech Mountain North Carolina. Here are a few of our favorite Western NC Lakes. These small, mountain lakes are perfect for spending an afternoon sunbathing, fishing, or just catching a quiet moment with nature. Read on to find out and plan to visit some of these fantastic Western NC Lakes while you are staying atop Beech Mountain NC in the Rentals Beech Mountain at Pinnacle Inn, Beech Mountain Resort.

Wildcat Lake

If you visited Banner Elk just a few years ago this lake was not open as it was closed from 2005 to 2009 due to dam construction. It reopened in 2009 and folks have been enjoying it each season since. It spans 13 acres and is found off of Hickory Nut Gap Road in Banner Elk. Wildcat Lake features a nice pier, sandy beach area and plenty of fish. Lifeguards will be on duty during summer months. Come and see why folks love this historic, important lake in the community. You are welcome to swim, sunbathe, play volleyball, and fish on the lake.

Buckeye Lake

Buckeye Lake is another great fishing lake located on Beech Mountain North Carolina. You can find this nice, scenic lake located at the Buckeye Recreation Center which also houses some other great recreation facilities and courts. Buckeye Lake is the only Beech Mountain Lake. You can fish for mountain trout and bass in this well-stocked lake. Buckeye Lake is the closest lake to our Beech Mountain Rentals at The Pinnacle Inn Beech Mountain Club.

Coffey Lake

Coffey Lake is another Beech Mountain Lake, however it is smaller than Buckeye. Fishing is allowed on Coffey Lake.

Price Lake

Located at the foot of Grandfather Mountain just off of the Blue Ridge Parkway NC near Blowing Rock you will find Julian Price Memorial Park, and at this special park you’ll find Price Lake. Price Lake Blowing Rock is an amazingly scenic lake and it is often photographed. You can fish for various kinds of mountain fish in this 42 acre lake.

Visit some or all of these community Western NC Lakes in the High Country. Get started planning your trip today! Book one of our affordable Beech Mountain Vacation Rentals and you’ll have access to tennis, miniature golf and so much more at The Pinnacle Inn Beech Mountain Club. Interested in buying Beech Mountain North Carolina Real Estate? Our Beech Mountain Rentals are individually owned by members and there are several that are available for purchase. Click to learn more about the Real Estate Beech Mountain opportunities.