Cable Cove Recreation Area


This area offers camping and hiking, with boating access on Fontana Lake. Cable Cove is 4 miles from Fontana Dam and the Appalachian Trail. The 26 campsites are set in a wooded area near a stream.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Apr. 1 - Oct. 31.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Fee charged for some activities,Toilets,Drinking water
Open Season: Apr.1
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Robbinsville
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault

General Information


Located about 15¼ miles from Robbinsville on HWY 28 North, about 3 miles from Fontana Dam.

General Notes:

Cheoah Ranger District
District Ranger, Angela Gee
1070 Massey Branch Road
Robbinsville, NC 28771
(828) 479-6431


Camping & Cabins

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Boat ramp
Toilets Vault
Fee charged for some activities
Drinking water