Area AttractionsThere's Much to Experience Around Lake James!
Fonta Flora State Trail
Authorized in 2015, the Fonta Flora State Trail will connect Morganton to Asheville with a hiking and biking trail. Included in the trail is a loop around Lake James.
The trail will traverse Lake James Camping Resort, part of Pisgah National Forest and Fonta Flora County Park in Burke County. It will also connect to the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail and the Mountains-to-Sea State Trail.
Pisgah National Forest
Blue Ridge Parkway
The Orchard at Altapass
Chimney Rock Park and Lake Lure
Catawba River Greenway and Beanstalk Journey Zip-Lining
Wahoo Adventure Whitewater Rafting
Voted two time outfitter of the year, raft the Watauga in style. Wahoo has consistently offered the highest quality whitewater rafting, canoeing, and tubing available. Located in Boone, NC.
Need something a bit slower paced? They offer family rafting trips and lazy river floats as well! Approximately 1 hour away.