The Natural Waterpark In North Carolina That’s The Perfect Place To Spend A Summer’s Day

North Carolina’s coastal beaches (10 are listed here) guarantee fun in the sun (as long as its sunny), but you don’t have to travel all the way to the coast to enjoy the spoils of a great beach. There are plenty of hidden beaches in the mountains too. Take a look at the one below and then begin making plans to go check it out in person!

Lake Lure Beach is located at 2724 Memorial Hwy., Lake Lure, NC 28746. The typical season begins prior to Memorial Day with weekend openings only. In early June, the beach and water park open seven days per week, usually through Labor Day. Entrance fees include both the beach and water park. The cost is: $9 adults, $8 seniors, $7 kids ages 4-12 and 45 inches or taller, children under the age of 4 are free. The beach includes a beach house with facilities, and a store where you can purchase towels, chairs, sunscreen, floats and more. Kayak, canoe, paddle boards and pedal boat rentals are available. Get more information on the official website for Lake Lure Tours and on their Facebook page.

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Editor’s Note: On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, after weeks of rain, a massive landslide prompted the closing of NC Highway 9 near Bat Cave.The exact location of the slide is reported to be at the intersection of Highway 9 and Shumont Road. Motorists are being asked to take an alternate route into Lake Lure (in place of Highway 9) until repairs can be made. The preliminary estimated time needed for road repairs is approximately two months.