Lake James State Park

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Lake James State Park


  • 6683 NC Hwy. 126

    Nebo,   NC   28761

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    PO Box 340

    Nebo,   NC   28761

Twenty backpack campsites are located along or near the lake shoreline. Each site is approximately 150 to 300 yards from the parking lot. The trail to the campground includes an elevation change of approximately 100 feet. Campers are encouraged to pack lightly. Two of these sites are reserved for persons with disabilities. Each campsite provides a firepit, picnic table and tent space. Approximately every five sites apart, a water faucet is located, and a washhouse with hot showers is accessible near the parking lot.

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6683 NC Hwy. 126
Nebo NC 28761


Latitude: 35° 44' 26.16" / Longitude: -81° 53' 1.6794"

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Off of I-40 take exit 94.
From the East(Turn Right), From the west (turn left).....Travel approximately.4 miles
Turn left onto Hwy 70 West; Travel 1.5 miles; Turn right onto Bridgewater Road; Travel 1.2 miles, take a left onto Benfield Landing Road; Follow to the end(2.1 miles); Take a left, cross over canal bridge, park just ahead on the right.

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