High Rock Lake

North Carolina

261Listings
Under $3.2M
$56.5MTotal Value
High Rock Lake, North Carolina

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

Typically, buyers can find 100 High Rock Lake homes for sale, and 260 lake lots and land for sale. Offering houses at many price points, High Rock Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $344,000.

One of North Carolina's largest lakes, High Rock Lake has 365 miles of shoreline.

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  • 365Mi. of Shoreline
  • 16Avg. Depth
  • 52Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
    Mountains
  • Year Built
    1928
  • Water Drops
    12 ft
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    15,180
  • Public Boat Ramps
    40
  • Water Level
    Seasonal Full Pool
Campgrounds
(336) 853-4567
160 Campground Ln
Linwood, NC 27299
(704) 216-7803
6800 Bringle Ferry Rd
Salisbury, NC 28146
(336) 798-1196
1013 Wafford Cir
Lexington, NC 27292
  • Counties: Davidson County, Rowan County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Striped Bass, White Bass, White Crappie
  • Notable events: Fishing tournaments
  • Interesting facts: Named after High Rock Mountain, the tallest of the Unwharrie Mountains
  • Known for: Second largest lake in NC
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
Hospitals
(704) 210-5000
612 Mocksville Ave
Salisbury, NC 28144
Airports
Piedmont Triad International Airport
1000 Ted Johnson Pkwy, Greensboro NC 27409
53 miles away
Davidson County Airport
1673 Aviation Way, Lexington, NC 27292
12 miles away
About High Rock Lake
A Short Drive from the City

High Rock Lake is conveniently off of Interstate 85 between Greensboro and Charlotte, North Carolina. Each city boasts a lively nightlife scene along with major airports and hospitals.

Just a short drive away, Salisbury and Lexington offer a variety of restaurants and shops.

Over 15,000 Acres of Water

As the second largest lake in the state, High Rock Lake branches out across 15,180 acres. The lake has 365 miles of shoreline, an average depth of 16 feet, and a maximum depth of 52 feet.

The lake was named after the neighboring High Rock Mountain. The wooded shores and mountainous landscapes create scenery worth capturing.

Some of North Carolina’s Best Fishing

High Rock Lake is best known for its largemouth bass, but it also holds well-sized channels, blue and flathead catfish, crappie, and hybrid white bass.

It has been a four-time host of the Bassmasters Classic along with many other fishing tournaments.

Its massive size also makes it a popular location for power boating, jet skiing, pontooning, water skiing, wakeboarding, and plenty of other activities.

Several marinas, boat launches, and campgrounds make it easy to visit High Rock Lake.

Time Off the Water

You will find wineries, museums, parks, golf courses, and more between Lexington and Salisbury.

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.

A Great Place to Call Home

High Rock Lake’s variety of activities and proximity to the city make it a fantastic location for a lake home or rental property.