The Little Known Lake In North Carolina That’ll Be Your New Favorite Destination

Hiding in a dense rainforest of North Carolina, just eight miles from Cashiers is 26 miles of pristine shoreline, islands perfect a pit stop, three waterfalls, and the highest elevation lake east of the Mississippi. Lake Glenville is a beautiful reservoir with turquoise water, gorgeous scenery, and the perfect spot for every type of outdoor enthusiast.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

If you need more reason to visit, Romantic Asheville made a great video exploring the gorgeous lake! It’s almost like being right there.

I’m ready to plan a weekend away here, what about you? Have you visited Lake Glenville before?

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