Lake Powhatan Swim Area

Area Status: Open

A lifeguard is on duty Memorial Day weekend through Labor day, 8AM to sunset, unless posted otherwise.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 10am - 8pm
Fees: This is a fee site: $4 per person, $30 day use annual pass. This fee is the day use fee for Lake Powhatan.
Open Season: Early April - Late October
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: No boats, canoes, or watercraft of any kind are allowed on Lake Powhatan.
Water: none
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: Adventure Pisgah

General Information

Directions: Lake Powhatan (NC)375 WESLEY BRANCH ROADAsheville NC 28806GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):35.48167, -82.63From I-26, take exit 33 (Old Exit 2), south approximately 2 miles on N.C. R 191 to the Lake Powhatan Recreation Area sign. Turn right and follow signs to campground.


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