Lake Glenville Swimming

For refreshing lake swimming, bring the family out to Pines Recreation Area on Lake Glenville.

This family-friendly park offers a swim beach, fishing pier, picnic tables, restrooms, and trail access to High Falls. The site also features a life jacket loaner board which allows visitors to borrow a jacket at no charge. The amenities are fully handicap accessible.

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Get Directions 1965 Pine Creek Rd Cullowhee
Cullowhee, NC 28723
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Get Directions to Lake Glenville Swimming

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  • Travel NC 107 to Glenville (south from Sylva, north from Cashiers).
  • Turn onto Pine Creek Road (SR 1157), which intersects NC 107 about a mile north of the Glenville Post Office. Travelers from Sylva, Cullowhee or Tuckasegee will turn right; travelers from Cashiers or Glenville will turn left.
  • Continue on Pine Creek Road, crossing the Glenville Dam. Pines Recreation area is just past the dam.
  • The High Falls trailhead and swimming area are on the opposite sides of the road.

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