The Lake Lure area provides a plethora recreational opportunities, from world class golf, excellent fishing and hunting, hiking, rafting and canoeing and pleasure cruises on the lake to area restaurants and parks. The Activities Center has tennis, two pools and many activities for the entire family. Cradled in a pristine Alpine setting along 27 miles of shore line in Lake Lure, the community offers all that can be expected of a leading retirement resort. Nearby you will find many attractions--the Biltmore Estate is the largest mansion in America and; Chimney Rock Park has one of the greatest waterfalls in the world.
Fairfield Mountains On-Site Amenities
Powerboats and sailboats to canoes and water skis can be rented at the 120-slip lakeside Fairfield marina.
A private beach with cabana is just around the bend, with nearby amenities that include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, miniature golf, four lighted tennis courts, and three restaurants.
The lake, along with the trout stream at its entrance, provides year-round enjoyment for avid anglers.
Nearby Amenities in the Lake Lure Area:
Walking, hiking, and horseback riding trails through peaceful woodlands and alongside mountain glades often lead to hidden waterfalls and magnificent overlooks.
Chimney Rock, within hiking distance from Fairfield Mountains, is a giant 26 story-high monolith within a 1,000-acre park.
Nature trails lead to a dramatic view of Hickory Nut Falls, one of the truly inspirational natural wonders of Western North Carolina.
Less than an hour's drive to the north is the town of Marion, where one can discover Little Switzerland and Emerald Village, open to the public for mining precious and semiprecious gemstones.