Charlotte

Springs, Lakes and Rivers

This page lists springs, lakes, rivers and other swimming holes in natural bodies of water in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.
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Can Creek Park

For a modest fee, visitors can enjoy the following activities year round: fishing, boating, hiking, ...

5213 Harkey Rd., Waxhaw, NC, 28173
Cliffs of the Neuse State Park

The site of Cliffs of the Neuse State Park, with impressive cliffs overlooking the Neuse River, has ...

240 Park Entrance Rd., Seven Springs,, NC, 28578
Crabtree Falls

Crabtree Falls is a waterfall located near the boundary of McDowell County and Yancey County, North ...

9000 Blue Ridge Parkway,, Marion,, NC, 28752
Dan Nicholas Park

Dan Nicholas Park was created originally with a gift in 1968 of 330 acres of land from Mr. Dan Nicho ...

Dan Nicholas Park, Salisbury,, NC, 28146
Elk Park

Are you in the mood for an adventure ? Elk Falls on the Appalachian Ranger District of the Pisga ...

Elk River Road, Elk Park,, NC, 28622
Gragg Prong Falls and Swimming Holes

The 2 waterfalls on Gragg Prong are often overlooked by waterfall seekers, if you haven't made your ...

5189 Roseboro Rd, Linville, NC, 28646
Graveyard Fields Hike & Waterfalls

Graveyard Fields is the name of a flat mountain valley in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North ...

Graveyard Fields,, Canton,, NC, 28716
Green River

The Green River offers a big variety of whitewater fun, from high adventure on big rapids to river t ...

5200 Green River Cove Rd., Saluda, North Carolina
Hanging Rock State Park

Since its creation as a 1930s Civilian Conservation Corps project, Hanging Rock State Park has offer ...

1790 Hanging Rock Park Rd., Danbury,, NC, 27016
Hebron Rock Colony Swimming Hole

Hebron Falls is 5-mile loop of the Boone Fork Trail. Boone Fork Trail is a 3.5 that lots of people ...

Milepost 297 Blue Ridge Parkway,, Blowing Rock,, NC, 28605
Hooker Falls

The Little River drops off a 12 foot ledge at Hooker Falls before flowing into Cascade Lake further ...

Staton Rd, Cedar, Mountain, NC, 28718
Hunting Island State Park

Hunting Island is South Carolina’s single most popular state park, attracting more than a million vi ...

Hunting Island State Park, 2555 Sea Island PKWY, Hunting Island, SC, 29920
Jones Lake State Park

Jones Lake State Park has long been a community destination for lazy picnics under the shade of tall ...

4117 Hwy 242 N,, Elizabethtown,, NC, 28337
Lake Greenwood State Park

Lake Greenwood State Park is known locally as the host site for the South Carolina Festival of Flowe ...

302 State Park RD, Ninety Six,, SC, 29666
Lake James

Lake James State Park offers a full menu of activities. Along with boating, swimming and fishing in ...

2785 NC-126, NC, Nebo, NC, 28761
Lake Jocassee

The mountain spring-fed Lake Jocassee encompassed by the Jocassee Gorges, waterfalls accessible only ...

161 Holcombe Cir, Salem, SC, 29676
Lake Lure

Lake Lure may be famous as the setting for Dirty Dancing, but a weekend here can play more like an a ...

2948 Memorial Highway,, Lake Lure, NC, 28746
Lake Pines Swim Club

Lake Pines Swim Club is by far the Fayetteville's best kept secret. It's family-friendly, clean, ...

1252 Lake Pine Dr, Fayetteville, NC, 28311
Lake Wylie

Life is better on Lake Wylie! While Lake Wylie is actually an unincorporated area of York County, it ...

Looking Glass Falls

Looking Glass Falls is one of the most popular falls in Western North Carolina. The name "Looking Gl ...

Hwy 276,, Pisgah Forest,, NC
Midnight Hole

Another very popular swimming hole with a very tall “jump off rock” is Midnight Hole, Midnight Hole, ...

Great Smoky mountain National Park, NC
Morrow Mountain State Park

Hiking and Horseback Riding The park is a great place for a hike! See the Trails page for more info ...

1615 MSC, Raleigh, N.C., 27699
Quarry, The. Open swim at Carrigan Farms

Swimming in a deep, refreshing natural quarry is the perfect way to cool off in the summer. Located ...

1261 Oak Ridge Farm Highway, Mooresville, NC
Ramsey Creek Park at Lake Norman

This 46-acre waterfront park features a swimming area, boat launching and docks, a playground, picni ...

18441 Nantz Road, Cornelius,, NC, 28078
Schoolhouse Falls and Swimming Hole

The most well-known waterfall of Panthertown Valley, 18-foot Schoolhouse Falls, a mix of small casca ...

W US Highway 64 & S North Carolina Highway 150,, Lexington,, NC, 27295
Sennet Swimming  Hole and Eno River

During the hot Summer month Sennet Swimming Hole is the perfect spot to beat the heat at the cool de ...

5101 North Roxboro, Durham, NC, 27704
Stump Park

Awesome public property for active pursuits! photo of covered bridge along trail to viewing platfor ...

150 Stumphouse Tunnel Road, Walhalla, SC, 29691
Upper Creek Falls,  Jonas Hole, Natural Waterslide

A steep, 0.8-mile trail leads to this cascading waterfall. The trail is open only to hikers. Upper C ...

6118 Wind Song Ln, Newland, NC, 28657
Wild Water  on the Chattooga River

GET IN ON AMAZING WHITE WATER RAFTING TRIPS IN THE SMOKIES AND BLUE RIDGE! As the oldest white ...

Windjammer Park

Windjammer Park is one of our older and more popular parks in Tega Cay. Windjammer Park is used thr ...

8999 Windjammer Dr, Tega Cay,, SC, 29708