The Catawba Falls trail will close on May 2, 2022, and remain closed until spring of 2023. The popular Old Fort area trail will be closed for 9-12 months to ensure the safety of the public and construction crews building retaining walls, boardwalks, staircases, and overlooks. Click the "Play" icon to find alternative waterfall and hiking trails.

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Bear Creek Marina

Bear Creek Marina is part of a 200+ acre combined residential and recreational facility located on picturesque Lake James. Boat slip rentals, swimming beach and restaurant/bar/grill with indoor/outdoor service is open seasonally.  Check their website or call for specific hours and dates.  Live musical performances, most weekends.

Venue is available to rent for parties, weddings, etc.