Located off of NC 109 near Troy, NC. Click here for Google Maps, and here for a Forest Service map of Badin Lake.

Badin Lake Recreation Area offers swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, hiking trails, equestrian trails, four-wheel drive trails, mountain biking trails & camping opportunities. There are four developed campgrounds for tents, RVs, and camping trailers, including horse camps. There are approximately 40 miles of non-motorized trails available for horseback riding, mountain biking, and hiking. These trails range from easy to difficult as they traverse beautifully wooded areas, rocky outcrops, follow the Uwharrie River & many of its tributaries. Click here to visit the park webpage for more information. To make a reservation call 877-444-6777; TDD: 877-833-6777 or visit: www.recreation.gov.


King’s Mountain Point Picnic Area

Hike: Badin Lake Trail (5.6 miles)

Hike: Daniel’s Mountain Longleaf Hike (1.5 miles)

Hike: Nifty Rocks (1.2 miles)