Class I Nantahala Lake, NC

Nantahala Lake

Nantahala Lake, regulated and maintained by Duke Energy, is a major source of hydroelectric power to the region. Located at and elevation of 3,000 feet in the Nantahala National Forest, the lake sits above the Nantahala Gorge and is known for its scenic beauty and crystal clear waters. The lake has 29 miles of shoreline, much of which is undeveloped and managed by the U.S. Forest Service and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. (Source: Smoky Mountain Blueways)

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Fishing Yes
Camping No
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail No
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