Summer at Lake Lure

With an abundance of rain this summer, the mountains around Lake Lure are especially green and lush.

Sugarloaf 2

sugarloaf 14,000 foot Sugarloaf Mountain towers over the Lake from the eastern overlook…

chimney rockSugarloaf and Chimney Rock Mountains create the perfect panorama from this deck…

Lake Lure InnThe 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 baldRumbling Bald Mountain is impressive from Buffalo Shoals Road at the far north end of the lake.

herman 3Approaching 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.

 

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