Lake Tillery, Mt. Gilead, Montgomery County, North Carolina
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Keep North Carolina’s Lake Tillery in mind if you’re looking for lake homes for rent. Lake Tillery rests along the Yadkin/Pee Dee River in Stanley and Montgomery Counties, and it strikes the unique balance of accommodating lakefront development while maintaining an absolutely pristine shoreline. Building is kept to a minimum along the lake’s 118 miles of beach, ensuring that the quality of the scenery and recreation is maintained.
Lake Tillery stretches across 5,263 acres of territory in the Uwharrie Lakes region of North Carolina. The unspoiled edge of the lake twists, turns, and edges into countless tributaries like Big Island Creek, Richmond Creek, and Bunny Creek. Such intricate topography, along with the crystal-clear quality of the water, fosters premium fishing opportunities. Lake Tillery is a popular destination for both experienced and novice anglers, since it hosts a variety of hunting areas and fish species. You’ll find largemouth, striped, and white bass in addition to red ear sunfish, bluegill, and channel catfish. And not only do you have your pick of fish, but you can either hunt them via beach, boat, or fishing pier. Once you’ve found your rhythm with the reel, enter into any of Lake Tillery’s annual fishing tournaments and show off your skills.
Llake properties for rent on lake Tillery offer space, privacy, and leisure. Swimming is always a favorite summer pastime, and many lake goers enjoy picking up speed and making a few waves pontoon boating, wind surfing, jet skiing, power boating, and kayaking. You’re welcome to launch your personal water toy from any of Lake Tillery’s public boat ramps, or you can rent the watercraft of your dreams from one of several marinas positioned around the lake for your convenience. Similarly, the surrounding Uwharrie National Forest and Morrow Mountain State Park host public access points to the water. With so many ways and means to experience Lake Tillery, there’s no excuse not to make a splash!
Morrow Mountain State Park hugs the Uwharrie Mountains, a wild and rugged oasis for hiking enthusiasts and adventure seekers. The Uwharrie National Forest is just as untamed as Morrow Mountain, but it features trails that circumnavigate the lake. Bird watching and horseback riding is recommended in these magnificent areas.
If you’d rather keep your eye on your next birdie, visit Lake Tillery-area courses like Piney Point Golf Club, Old North State Club, and the Tillery Tradition Country Club. These and other local links are ideally located near most lake-view properties. If you’d like to live on a Lake Tillery golf course, check out GolfHomes.com for property listings.
Mt. Gilead offers the small town charm and big city necessities lake home renters crave. And if you need a dose of metropolitan flair, Charlotte, North Carolina, is only about 60 miles away.
Lake Tillery is a 5,000 acre lake on the Pee Dee River with 102 miles of shoreline. Located in the beautiful Uwharrie Mountains (probably the oldest range in North America).
Are they permitted? Yes
Can you swim in the lake? Yes
What is the water quality?
Average water level variance? 1 ft.
Are they permitted? Yes
Are they permitted? Yes
1 hour from Charlotte, High Point and Pinehurst, 2 Hours from Raleigh
Lake/river fishing is available all year on Lake Tillery. The most popular sport fish in the area are crappie, largemouth bass, striped bass, white bass, perch, bluegill, and catfish. All regulations of the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission apply.
Joe's Bait & Tackle Shop
704-982-8716, 1236 E Main St, Albemarle, NC
Tom's Grocery & Tackle
910-428-4141, Highway 220 N, Star, NC
Boat/Canoe Rental--Rowboats and canoes may be rented on weekends starting Easter weekend and continuing thru May, rented daily during June, July and August, and on weekends during September and October.
Boating/Canoeing--Lake Tillery and the surrounding rivers provide excellent water recreation for boating and canoeing. A boat launch is available at no charge for those who wish to bring their own.
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