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Lookout Shoals Lake

Lookout Shoals Lake was formed in 1915 with the construction of the Lookout Shoals Hydroelectric Station. The lake has approximately 1,305 acres of surface area and 37 miles of shoreline.

Full pond elevation for Lookout Shoals Lake is 838.1 feet.

Duke Energy provides two boating access areas on the lake in cooperation with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.

Public Access Areas

  • Sharon Access Area
  • Lookout Shoals Access Area

Sharon Access Area

Sharon Access Area Sharon Access Area Parking Launching Ramp


Lookout Shoals Access Area

Lookout Shoals Access Area Lookout Shoals Access Area Parking Launching Ramp

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