Piedmont Lakes A-Z
- Badin Lake
- Lake Norman
- Bay Tree Lakes
- Lake Royale
- Belews Lake
- Lake Tillery
- Falls Lake
- Lake Wylie
- Harris Lake
- Lookout Shoals Lake
- High Rock Lake
- Mayo Lake
- Hyco Lake
- Mountain Island Lake
- Jordan Lake
- Oak Hollow Lake
- Kerr Lake
- Randleman Lake
- Lake Gaston
- Roanoke Rapids Lake
- Lake Hickory
- Tuckertown Reservoir
Piedmont Lakes and Reservoirs
|Lake Name||Lake Summary|
|Badin Lake||Badin Lake, a reservoir built in 1917 for hydroelectric power by the Aluminum Company of America, covers 5,350 North Carolina acres with its sparkling ...|
|Bay Tree Lakes||Canals reminiscent of Venice weave through the private community of Bay Tree Lakes in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. The manmade canals connect ...|
|Belews Lake||Belews Lake is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in beautiful north central North Carolina. The lake straddles Stokes, Forsyth and ...|
|Falls Lake||In 1978, the United States Army Corps of Engineers began construction on what would become Falls Lake. Formed at the base of the Eno, Flat, and Little ...|
Also known as: Shearon Harris Reservoir
Harris Lake, stretching its watery fingers out over 4,100 North Carolina acres, was created by Carolina Power and Light by impoundment of Buckhorn Creek, ...
|High Rock Lake||The northernmost of the Uwharrie Lakes, High Rock Lake enjoys its spot as North Carolina's second largest reservoir entirely within the state: its watery ...|
|Hyco Lake||Hyco Lake is a man-made reservoir located in northern North Carolina near the Virginia state line in the Roanoke River Basin. In the early 1960s, the ...|
Also known as: B. Everett Jordan Reservoir, New Hope Lake
Jordan Lake, initially called New Hope Lake, is a 13,940-acre reservoir in central North Carolina's Piedmont region, part of the Upper Cape Fear River ...
Also known as: Kerr Reservoir, John H Kerr Reservoir, Buggs Island Lake, Buggs Island Reservoir
The 48,900-acre John H. Kerr Reservoir straddles the Virginia-North Carolina border. This impoundment of the Roanoke and Dan Rivers, completed by the ...
|Lake Gaston||Lake Gaston covers 20,300 acres along 34 miles of Virginia and North Carolina real estate. The lake was created in 1963 by the Virginia Electric and Power ...|
|Lake Hickory||Lake Hickory, situated in west central North Carolina near the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, is one of several man-made reservoirs in North Carolina's ...|
|Lake Norman||Lake Norman's 32,510 acres garner it the superlative of being North Carolina's largest manmade lake. An impressive 34 miles in length with 520 miles of ...|
Also known as: Lake Sagamore
Situated in the plains, valleys and gentle hills of North Carolina's Piedmont region is a private lake resort community called Lake Royale. As its name ...
Also known as: Tillery Reservoir
Less than an hour's drive from Charlotte, Lake Tillery is one of the best-kept secrets of the Piedmont Region of North Carolina. One of the reservoirs ...
Also known as: Lake Wylie Reservoir
Spanning the North Carolina-South Carolina border, Lake Wylie is the oldest reservoir on the Catawba River. First dammed in 1904, the dam was rebuilt ...
|Lookout Shoals Lake||
Also known as: Lake Lookout, Lookout Shoals Reservoir
Lookout Shoals Lake is a lakefront living gem in North Carolina's Piedmont region. The 1,300-acre reservoir is known affectionately as Lake Lookout to ...
Also known as: Mayo Reservoir or Lake Mayo
Mayo Lake, set in a landscape of gently rolling hills and farmlands, was formed when Carolina Light and Power Company (now Progress Energy) needed cooling ...
|Mountain Island Lake||
Also known as: Mountain Island Reservoir
Anyone looking for lakefront property in the Charlotte, North Carolina area will want to look at Mountain Island Lake. Lakes in the Piedmont area of the ...
|Oak Hollow Lake||
Also known as: Highpoint Reservoir
Tucked in between Winston-Salem and Greensboro, North Carolina, sparkling 810-acre Oak Hollow Lake is the primary water supply for the City of High Point, ...
Also known as: Randleman Regional Reservoir
Randleman Lake is the Piedmont Region of North Carolina's newest lake and recreational hotspot. Although originally proposed by the US Army Corps of Engineers ...
|Roanoke Rapids Lake||Often overshadowed by its better-known neighbor Lake Gaston, Roanoke Rapids Lake offers a quieter and less crowded spot for recreation. The third reservoir ...|
Also known as: Tuckertown Lake
The Tuckertown Reservoir in North Carolina's Piedmont region is a stunning example of how hydroelectric power generation can mesh with habitat preservation ...