Canoeing/Pedal Boats

Lower Pond Creek TrailOur boats are conveniently located right next to the dock at Buckeye Lake. Visit Buckeye Recreation Center to sign out a boat, pick up your paddles and life jackets and you are ready to paddle away. The lake also offers a fire pit area, picnic tables and a grill.

• Only non-motorized, non-trailered vessels, canoes, kayaks, and row boats and must be longer than 8′.

• No personal watercraft of any kind, only Town of Beech Mountain boats may be used on the lake.

• Boating may only be done in designated areas and not within 150 of water supply intake.

• Lifejacket must be worn at all times by anyone 13 and younger.

• Swimming or any bodily contact with the water is strictly prohibited.

• Fishing from boats owned and provided by the town is permitted. Cleaning of fish is prohibited.

• Regulations of the NC Wildlife Commission shall apply for fishing and boating activities.

If you should have any questions feel free to call Buckeye Recreation Center at 828-387-3003.