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Aerial View of Lake James

Lake James Area

Our Lake James community provides the private western North Carolina mountain retreat you and your family have dreamed about while being centrally located a short distance from the towns of Morganton and Marion. Both of these small towns offer lots of local history and southern charm as well as all the services you will need. Below are several websites that will answer most of your questions about the surrounding area.

Burke County Chamber of Commerce
McDowell County Chamber of Commerce
Burke County Tourism
Blue Ridge Health Care Systems
The McDowell Hospital

View of Lake James through the trees
View of Lake James through the trees

Nearby Adventure

In Western North Carolina, you can enjoy any adventure your heart desires. Within a short driving distance, you have access to many scenic areas including Lake James State Park, South Mountain State Park, Mount Mitchell State Park, Linville Gorge Wilderness Area, the Catawba River, Grandfather Mountain, Chimney Rock, and the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Nearby towns include Black Mountain, Asheville, Boone, Blowing Rock, and Hickory which offer great shopping experiences.

During the winter months, don't miss the opportunity to visit our nearby ski resorts at Appalachian Ski Mountain, Beech Mountain Resort, and Sugar Mountain Resort. They offer skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, and ice-skating.

Shopping Downtown
Walking at Lake James
Lots of Hiking Trails
Waterskiing on Lake James

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