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Lake James

Burke County - North Carolina
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Frequently Asked Questions About Lake James, NC

How big is Lake James?
Lake James is approximately 6,037 sq acres (24.4 sq km) in size.

What kind of fish can you catch in Lake James?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Largemouth Bass, Muskie, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye and White Bass in Lake James.

Other fish species in the lake include Catfish, Crappie and Sunfish.

Are there places to stay in the Lake James area?
Are you craving a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? Or maybe you're an avid angler in search of the perfect fishing spot? Look no further! Lake James and its surrounding area offer an abundance of options to suit your needs. If you're in need of accommodation, check out our area map which highlights some of the best places to stay. And if you're looking for even more options, head on over to our Travel section. But why settle for a traditional hotel or resort when you can take your adventure to the next level by renting a RV? The open road awaits you!
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Are there boat launches on Lake James?
We know of 2 public boat launches on Lake James. Please observe any specific lake regulations posted by the boat launch and please help keep the launch area free of litter.

Are there places to eat and drink near Lake James?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

Explore the Lake James area in a RV
Are you looking for an adventurous vacation option that won't break the bank? Look no further than renting an RV! Contrary to popular belief, the process is much simpler than you might imagine. With just a few easy steps, you'll soon be experiencing the ultimate freedom and convenience of exploring the open road in your very own recreational vehicle. And the best part? RV travel can save you up to 60% compared to other types of vacations! With the money you'll save, you'll be able to travel even more and create unforgettable memories along the way. So why wait? Start planning your next adventure today with an RV rental. Learn more about renting a RV.

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What is the average air temp for Lake James?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Lake James? Don't forget to plan ahead! Weather can be unpredictable, but we've got you covered. On average, air temperatures during this time of year range from a high around 52°F (11°C) to a low around 33°F (1°C). Of course, these are just historical averages, so be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. For the most up-to-date weather information, be sure to check out our Weather Bar located at the top of this page.

Are there any state parks near Lake James?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 2 state parks in the vacinity of Lake James.

For more North Carolina State Park information see our State Park Guide.

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Lake James...
Morgan Lake 9.1 mi 13
Lake Tahoma 10.8 mi 167
Muddy Creek B S A Lake 11.0 mi 68
Broughton Hospital Reservoir 11.1 mi 19
Swiss Pine Lake 14.3 mi 11
Deer Park Lake 16.5 mi 11
Murray Hilton Lake 17.9 mi 11
Land Harbors Lake 20.0 mi 41
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