Fingerlake Day Use Area

Fingerlake over looks Fontana Lake and provides access for swimming. Several Nantahala River Outfitters that offer kayak and canoe lessons use Fingerlake for access to Fontana Lake. Area has picnic tables.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Open Season: April 1 to October 31
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Alcohol is prohibited.
Closest Towns: Bryson City
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Nantahala National Forest, Nantahala Ranger District, 90 Sloan Road, Franklin, NC 28734, (828)-524-6441

General Information

Directions: From Franklin follow 28 towards US 19/74. At intersection of US19/74 turn left and follow 19S/28. Stay right on 28 towards Almond. Fingerlake is on the left about 2 miles


Lake and Pond Fishing


Boating - Non-Motorized


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