Bear Creek Lake

North Carolina

$22.6MTotal Value
Bear Creek Lake, North Carolina

Located in North Carolina, Bear Creek Lake real estate is a tight inventory market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.

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    About Bear Creek Lake
    Location and Access

    Bear Creek Lake is located east of Tuckasegee, North Carolina. Asheville is under 85 miles away.

    As part of the Duke power Nantahala system, the area is approximately 500 acres with over 13 miles of shoreline. The public does have access to the lake area through one public ramp.

    Bear Creek Lane is considered one of the “most beautiful and peaceful lakes in all of Western North Carolina.”

    Recreational Opportunities

    Anglers looking to toss out a line can expect to catch smallmouth bass, trout, crappie, rock bass, largemouth bass, sunfish, and bream.

    The lake is large enough to allow motorized boating in addition to kayaks, canoes, and paddleboarders.

    Around Bear Creek Lake

    Bear Lake Reserve is one of the main tourist attractions in the area. Nestled in the mountains, this reserve is a place where visitors come to escape and relax in peaceful, open-air surroundings and get to embark on new experiences and enjoy recreational activities.

    This mountain lake living style offers a full-service marina, outdoor sports courts, hiking trails, an amphitheater, and an event lawn.


    The WCU Health General Hospital is located just 30 minutes north of Tuckasegee and Bear Creek Lake. The Transylvania Regional Hospital is located an hour and a half away from the lake area.


    There are two locations for airports near Bear Creek Lake. The Asheville Regional Airport is located an hour and 30 minutes away, and the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport is located about two hours and 30 minutes south of the lake.

    City of Asheville

    Asheville is located in the western North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains and is a great destination for outdoor adventures, science routes, and cultural experiences.

    Take a tour to learn the history of the city by trolleys or walking. Explore the shopping scene at the Grove Market or indulge in the culinary creations at Isa’s French Bistro or Jettie Rae’s Oyster House.

    The most famous tourist attraction in Asheville would be the Biltmore Estate. Explore the acres of gardens, walking, biking, or hiking trails around the estate. There is also a winery and playground available to visitors.

    Excellent Choice for a Lake Home

    Whether you are searching for a family home, a full-time retirement home, or a vacation home that is the perfect mountain and lake getaway combination, Bear Creek Lake is a great choice.