Great Lake Boat Launch

Great Lake is located in the Croatan National Forest. It has boat access for shallow-bottomed boats.

At a Glance

Fees: No fee.
Open Season: Year round.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: New Bern and Havelock
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: USDA-Forest Service, Croatan National Forest

General Information

Directions: From Maysville, take NC 58 East, turn left onto SR 110 (turns to gravel). Continue to FR 126 and follow to the lake.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Dispersed Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

Fish Species Yellow Bullhead, Fliars, Yellow Perch, Black Crappie
Fishing Mode Bank, small boat
Fishing Method Bait, lure

Viewing Scenery


Boating - Motorized

Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

Boating - Non-Motorized

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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