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Things to do in Carters Lake

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Lake
“You can rent a pontoon boat. The lake is beautiful and peaceful. No private docks so views are gorgeous! There are bike and hiking trails also.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Most of the land surrounding the lake is not built on, so it's not crowded and very pretty. Boats available to rent.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Absolutely beautiful easy, short hike to where the Coosawatee river enters Carter's lake. Lot's of whitewater and falling water.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“It is a great place to visit for hiking, biking, boating and fishing! There are boats available to rent at the marina.”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Another lake front recreation area with boat ramp. Note, Harris Branch has a better beach front area for the kids.”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Great white sand beach on Carter's Lake. Perfect place to take the kids or launch a boat or kayak for fishing or a peaceful tour of the lake.”
  • 1 local recommends
Campground
“A beach in the mountains? Yep! Right on the shores of one of the most beautiful lakes you've ever seen!”
  • 1 local recommends
Premise
  • 1 local recommends
Campground
“The trail is mostly singletrack, some places wider than others. Whether you begin the trail clockwise or counter-clockwise you'll be descending towards Carters Lake.”
  • 1 local recommends

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