I have been to the whitewater center and we're already going to get the Activity pass so, we'll already have too much to do that day, but maybe for another day the Latta Plantation is a reasonable price, do they allow swimming there? Mountain Island Lake is managed by Charlotte-based company Duke Energy. Lake Norman State Park is quite a bit farther from downtown Charlotte.

The lake is also accessible to the public for boating and fishing use. Mountain Island Lake is managed by Charlotte -based company Duke Energy. The primary function of Mountain Island Lake is to provide drinking water for over 1 million residents of Charlotte and surrounding Mecklenburg County, as well as Mount Holly and Gastonia in Gaston County. The lake is also accessible to the public for boating and fishing use.

Ramsey swimming beach on Norman will open on memorial day but its more like a shallow bath. Turn left (west) and continue to ramp. Launch 1: Highway 73 Access Area Address - approximately 8670 NC-73, Stanley, NC 28164 MAP Launch 2: Neck Road Access(Approximately 1 mile Northwest of Latta Plantation) Address - 5898 Neck Road Huntersville, NC 28078 MAP Launch 3: Latta Plantation Nature Preserve (Appoximately 1 mile South of Neck Road Access) Add… The many coves along the irregular shoreline are a delight to explore from kayak or canoe. Ok Thanks! The lake is also accessible to the public for boating and fishing use. The primary function of Mountain Island Lake is to provide drinking water for residents of Mecklenburg, and Gaston County. A lot of people will go to the sand bar just north of the coal ash ponds on Mountain Island but you need a boat to get out there. Public Boat Access: From I-85 exit 37 head north on Beatties Ford Road about 12 miles to SR-2165. Where residents and visitors alike can share news, events, gatherings, stories, and more. The Mountain Island Lake section of the Catawba River has a few boat launched located along its course. The primary function of Mountain Island Lake is to provide drinking water for over 800,000 residents of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, as well as Mount Holly and Gastonia, Gaston County. MOUNTAIN ISLAND LAKE, Mount Holly, North Carolina. Wildlife Sanctuary level 1 The public has plenty of access to Mountain Island Lake's shoreline; the boat launch areas are regularly used by small boat owners such as fishermen and nature fans. It has everything you need for a relaxing vacation! Anyone know if its ok to park at Riverbend Recycling, is there access to the lake from there? The Riverbend Access is on the south end of the Lake, a powerboat ramp with low docks, is located off of Highway 16 north of Charlotte. 39 were here. Tirades, Welcome to Charlotte, Things to do, Buying/Selling, and Charity are all weekly topics. On the lake, head south about a mile to the Mountain Island and the Mountain Island Dam. Is there a better spot? A subreddit for Charlotte, North Carolina.

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The white water center does an open water swim. Is there anywhere that you can swim at Mountain Island Lake? Press J to jump to the feed. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Ramsey swimming beach on Norman will open on memorial day but its more like a shallow bath. Thanks! A lot of people will go to the sand bar just north of the coal ash ponds on Mountain Island but you need a boat to get out there. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. The Lake Norman YMCA has an open water swim on Saturdays starting next month. 1.8K likes. Come stay in our beautiful lake house.