High Rock Lake

NORTH CAROLINA


Lake Level
653.73 FEET
8/20/2018
Full Pool: 655.2
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Local man enjoys working on antique boats and motors and will show off his skills at event at High Rock Lake

WGHP

Date: 8/16/2018 6:13:00 PM

Curtis Leonard enjoys tinkering with antique boats and motors. "I like to work on anything," he said. "You look around, I worked on all this stuff." He was first bitten by the boat bug as a kid on a f

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River Rats donate to American Children's Home

The Dispatch

Date: 8/14/2018 7:20:00 AM

The High Rock Lake River Rats recently presented the American Children's Home with a $500 check from fundraising activities held during the year. Pictured are American Children’s Home Vice President o

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Pioneering Paddle: Experience the Daniel Boone Heritage Canoe Trail

Blue Ridge Outdoors

Date: 8/9/2018 2:41:00 PM

Cairns nine and ten mark the section of the river where the Boone’s Heritage Canoe Trail comes to an end a and the High Rock Lake hydroelectric reservoir begins. Before you reach the lake you’ll paddl

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In it for life: Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary and its unique method

Salisbury Post

Date: 8/4/2018 9:11:00 PM

There’s also a Nov. 17 “Two-house Open House” featuring the Farm at High Rock Lake and the Peter Kern House, and a two-day “Paw Brokers” Jewelry Sale at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church held Dec. 7 and 8

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Fifth annual Rowan Chamber Dragon Boat Festival the biggest and best yet

Salisbury Post

Date: 7/28/2018 9:09:00 PM

The surface of High Rock Lake was abuzz with activity Saturday as groups from across the Carolinas competed for top spot in the Rowan Chamber Dragon Boat Festival. The fifth annual event has offered c

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• Surface Area: 15,980 Acres
High Rock Lake is a reservoir lake located in the Davidson and Rowan counties of North Carolina, serving as a boundary between them. It is a reservoir for hydroelectric power generation. It is the northernmost of the Uwharrie Lakes and the second largest lake in North Carolina behind Lake Norman. Its water surface covers 15,180 acres and there are 365 miles of shoreline. It begins at the confluence of the Yadkin River and the South Yadkin River. The lake's name is derived from neighboring "High Rock Mountain", the tallest mountain in the Uwharrie Mountains. High Rock Lake is currently managed and operated by the Alcoa company.
The lake is spanned by two bridges at the northern end of the lake: the I-85/US 52 bridge and the older US 29/US 70/NC 150 bridge. The NC 8 causeway crosses the Abbotts Creek tributary of the lake, as does a bridge at Holloway Church Road farther north of Abbotts Creek. Railroad tracks and their causeways also cross the southeastern portion of the lake at the Hwy 8 causeway and over Flat Swamp Creek. Numerous communities align the lake's banks including Lexington, Salisbury, Southmont, Linwood, High Rock, and Spencer.
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