Special Weather Statement
Special Weather Statement issued December 02 at 1:21AM EST by NWS
Currently 52° FOG/MIST
Dew Point50°

Nantahala Lake

Clay County - North Carolina
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Frequently Asked Questions About Nantahala Lake, NC

How big is Nantahala Lake?
Nantahala Lake is approximately 1,381 sq acres (5.6 sq km) in size.

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

Other fish species in the lake include Sunfish.

What are the closest cities to Nantahala Lake?
Nearby cities and towns include Andrews, NC.

Are there places to stay in the Nantahala Lake 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! Nantahala Lake 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 Nantahala Lake?
We know of 2 public boat launches on Nantahala Lake. 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 Nantahala Lake?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

What is the average air temp for Nantahala Lake?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Nantahala Lake? 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 51°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 Nantahala Lake?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 2 state parks in the vacinity of Nantahala Lake.

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

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
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Chatuge Lake 13.2 mi 6,364
Chatuge Lake 16.0 mi 6,364
Mission Lake 16.5 mi 16
Santeetlah Lake 16.5 mi 2,638
Lake Emory 16.7 mi 83
Fontana Lake 17.2 mi 8,701
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