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Lake Lure, NC

Lake Lure

Lake Lure, NC  in Rutherford County occupies a total area of 13.6 square miles, and is home to around 1,000 residents. The town is nestled in Hickory Nut Gorge, which lies east of Asheville.

Lake Lure, NC is visited by thousands of vacationers each year, who all look forward to spending an enjoyable and relaxing time while taking in majestic views of the 720-acre lake and its pristine shoreline. At Lake Lure, tourists and residents alike can enjoy all kinds of outdoor activities that include golf, hiking, and rock climbing, as well as a myriad of water sports such as swimming, fishing, canoeing, boating, and much more.

Quick Facts

  • The Beach at Lake Lure is the perfect spot to unwind. Feel the sand between your toes and take in the gorgeous 360-degree view of the Blue Ridge Mountains towering over the lake’s crystalline waters.
  • Visit Cedar Creek Stables and go horseback riding. The stables offer one to two-hour trail rides that will take you through absolutely stunning natural landscape that includes creeks, verdant fields, and dense forests. Children eight years and below can go on a safer trail, while being guided by a staff member.
  • Hikers can head to Chimney Rock, minutes away from Lake Lure. At Chimney Rock, adventurers get to enjoy winding hiking trails and spectacular natural surroundings that include a 404-foot waterfall.
  • Zoom through lush forests and experience the wonders of nature like never before by going on a zip line tour at Canopy Ridge Farm. The one and a half-hour tour will take you through different areas of the forest, including a ride on the “Zip Zilla” – a thousand-foot long zip line. Canopy Ridge Farm offers kayaking tours as well.

Luxury Homes for Sale in Lake Lure, NC

If you’re looking for a home in the beautiful town of Lake Lure, there are plenty of topnotch properties waiting for you. Choices range from cozy two-bedroom homes, spacious custom log homes, three-level mountain chalets, and beautiful manors with scenic views of the lake and the mountains. For those looking to build their dream home from the ground up, plenty of vacant land and lots are available as well.





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