Summer at Lake Lure
With an abundance of rain this summer, the mountains around Lake Lure are especially green and lush.
4,000 foot Sugarloaf Mountain towers over the Lake from the eastern overlook…
Sugarloaf and Chimney Rock Mountains create the perfect panorama from this deck…
The historic Lake Lure Inn of 1927 guards the eastern entrance to Hickory Nut Gorge. The large beach is a popular place to cool down.
Rumbling Bald Mountain is impressive from Buffalo Shoals Road at the far north end of the lake.
Approaching Lake Lure from the northeast, Young’s Mountain, at 2,800 feet dominates the view, but Mount Shumont, at 4,100 feet looms over its smaller cousin.