Lakes & Recreation

Water Access Alerts

Boat ramp closures in effect due to drought conditions and maintenance.

Water Access Alerts 

Harris Lake:
  • Holleman’s Crossing Access Area: closed beginning January 2, 2018 for site improvements including: two new double lane ramps with floating docks, a handicap-accessible fishing pier, and improved parking. Work is scheduled to be completed in the early Spring 2018.
Lake James:
  • Bridgewater Canoe Portage Access Area Access Area: closed beginning September 26 for maintenance. Work is scheduled to extend into 2018.
Lake Tillery:
  • The Stony Mountain Access Area will close on Oct. 30 for site upgrades. Work is scheduled to be completed and the site reopened by March 30, 2018, depending on weather conditions. For additional information, please refer to the following news release.
  • Lilly’s Bridge: closed beginning Aug. 1 for site upgrades. Update: Due to weather conditions Lilly's Bridge Access Area is now scheduled to open by March 30, 2018. For additional information, please refer to the following news release.
Blewett Falls Lake:
  • Pee Dee Access Area: partially closed beginning Aug. 7 for site upgrades. Work is scheduled to be completed by April 2018 depending on weather conditions. For additional information, please refer to the following news release.
Mountain Island Lake:
  • Riverbend Access Area: closed Dec. 18-22 for site maintenance. Work is scheduled to be completed by Dec. 23, depending on weather conditions.