Badin Lake

North Carolina

134Listings$10K-$2.8M$35.4MTotal Value
Badin Lake, North Carolina

Badin Lake real estate is regarded as a top ten market in North Carolina for lake homes and lake lots.

Typically, buyers can find 90 Badin Lake homes for sale, and 100 lake lots and land for sale. Offering houses at many price points, Badin Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $367,000.

A mid-sized North Carolina lake, Badin Lake has 115 miles of shoreline.

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  • 115Mi. of Shoreline
  • 190Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
    National Park (Some)
    Mountains
  • Dam Name
    Badin Dam
  • Year Built
    1917
  • Water Drops
    4 ft
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    5,350
  • Public Boat Ramps
    7
  • Water Level
    Seasonal Full Pool
  • Schedule
    May-August
Marinas
(336) 461-2565
700 Lake Forest Dr
New London, NC 28117
(336) 461-2771
959 PInehaven Dr
New London, NC 28127
Golf Courses
(336) 461-2477
201 Old North State Club Ln
New London, NC 28127
The Badin Inn and Golf Club
(704) 422-3683
107 Spruce St
Badin, NC 28009
Campgrounds
(910) 576-6391
Uwharrie National Forest
New London , NC 28127
(704) 982-4402
49104 Morrow Mountain Rd
Albemarle, NC 28001
Whip-O-Will Campground
(336) 461-2121
200 Whipporwill Rd
New London, NC 28127
  • Counties: Davidson County, Montgomery County, Rowan County, Stanly County
  • Fish: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Striped Bass, Walleye, White Bass, White Crappie
  • Condos available (Yes)
Hospitals
(704) 984-4000
301 Yadkin St
Albemarle, NC 28001
Airports
Charlotte Douglas International Airport
5501 R C Josh Birmingham Pkwy, Charlotte NC 28208
62 miles away
Stanley County Airport
43222 Lowder Aviation Pkwy, New London NC 28127
10 miles away
About Badin Lake
Located in Central North Carolina

Badin Lake is a gem of North Carolina hidden in the outskirts of the Uwharrie National Forest.

Nearby, Albemere houses a variety of shops, restaurants, and hotels. Greensboro is under 75 miles away, and Charlotte is under 90 miles away.

The Charlotte Douglas International Airport is under 80 miles away, and the Atrium Health Stanly Hospital is 20 miles away.

Picturesque Views

Badin Lake's clear, sparkling waters stretch across 5,350 acres and have 315 miles of shoreline. It is 90 feet deep on average but can be as deep as 190 feet.

The lake resulted from the Yadkin-Pee Dee River's damming along with High Rock Lake, Tuckertown Reservoir, Lake Tillery, and Blewett Falls Lake.

Residents can enjoy seeing plenty of wildlife in the area, and it is common to spot a bald eagle flying over the lake.

Endless Recreation

Residents on and around Badin Lake can enjoy all sorts of recreational activities. Its wide-open stretch is perfect for powerboating, water skiing, wakeboarding, or sailboating.

Its many branches and islands are a treat for kayakers and canoers who like to explore. For a more relaxing day, head over to the Badin Swimming Beach.

Badin Lake is known for trophy-sized largemouth bass, catfish, and stripers. There are several public boat ramps located around the shore.

The most developed branch of the lake includes Old North State Club Marina and Scallywag's Bar & Grill.

Uwharrie National Forest

Venture into the Uwharrie National Forest to get a first-hand look at the flora and fauna of North Carolina. Its trails are great for hiking and biking.

You can pan for gold in the local streams without a permit, so pan away! While you might not find a large prize, it is a unique souvenir.

Time Off the Water

Charlotte is home to Carowinds Theme Park, U.S. National Whitewater Center, NASCAR Hall of Fame, Discovery Place Science, the Billy Graham Library, and many other attractions.

Greensboro features beautiful parks and gardens and the Greensboro Science Center, Children’s Museum, Wet’n Wild Water Park, and Weatherspoon Art Museum.

Treat Yourself to Lake Live

Badin Lake is a fantastic location for a family home, place of retirement, or weekend getaway.