Apalachia Lake

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Apalachia Lake

North Carolina

(828) 837-7395

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Overview

Remote and scenic, Apalachia Lake is located in Cherokee County, North Carolina. The lake is small, covering 1,100 acres of surface area and 31 miles of shoreline. The U.S. Forest Service manages the land around the lake as part of the Nantahala National Forest. Apalachia Lake is a small, deep, cool-water lake in a mountainous setting. It receives little fishing pressure because of its isolated nature. Sport fish include smallmouth bass, spotted bass, largemouth bass, redbreast sunfish and white bass.

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Latitude, Longitude: 35.167300, -84.295754

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Activities

  • Boating

    Canoeing, rafting, and fishing are popular activities.

  • Fishing

    Because of its isolated nature, relatively few anglers use the reservoir, although there is a significant amount of rafting and fishing downstream. Sportfish include smallmouth bass, spotted bass, largemouth bass, redbreast sunfish, and white bass.

  • Hunting

    Hunting is permitted contact park for more information regarding rules and regulations.

  • Water Sports

    Canoeing, rafting, and fishing are popular activities.

Directions

Driving

From Chattanooga, go north on I-75 and take exit 20. Go east on Highway 64 to Ducktown, TN. Take Highway 68 north and watch for signs.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(828) 837-7395

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