Cable Cove Recreation Area

This area offers hiking with boating access on Fontana Lake. Cable Cove is 4 miles from Fontana Dam and the Appalachian Trail. The campground and restrooms are closed.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The campground and restrooms are closed. The Cable Cove Boat Launch provides year-round access to Fontana Lake for boating and fishing activities. 
Area Amenities: Boat ramp
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Robbinsville

General Information


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

General Notes:

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

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Lake and Pond Fishing

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Boating - Motorized

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Boat ramp: Available

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