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Nice place to stop for a quick walk

To the negative reviews- this is a private lake, and you must've been behaving poorly to get... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2019
I love me some beaver

This lake is nice for a run or walk around the lake, see the birds, or take a spin in a canoe. The... read more

Reviewed December 29, 2018
Dalton, Georgia
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Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile

Whoever is in charge of the "warden" needs to loose his job along with the warden. Nasty, mean, smart mouth. My husband asked what we did wrong he basically said your on private property you leave to leave. No sign post anywhere that stated private...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

We live in Asheville and after driving by Beaver Lake almost every day for many years we decided, on the spur of the moment, to take a walk around the lake. We parked in the small parking area at the head of the lake and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 20, 2019

To the negative reviews- this is a private lake, and you must've been behaving poorly to get 'harassed' or fined. I've lived in Asheville most of my life, and never have had any trouble. Anyone can go for a walk or run here. Get a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank Dmelio
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

This lake is nice for a run or walk around the lake, see the birds, or take a spin in a canoe. The lake is a pretty good size and has trees around part of it.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank DawgExplorer
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Hidden gem. Part bird sanctuary, house/neighborhood, trails, walking paths, and big lake. Bring your dog and walking shoes. Time to reflect. Many different things to observe on this trail. Parking at main entrance a premium on the weekend but if you drive around the lake,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Not a swimming lake; but a Great Lake to walk, canoe or kayak. Fishing from shore is possible; but haven’t seen anyone reeling in the big one. Next to the lake is a nice bird sanctuary with a boardwalk out to the shoreline.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank riceland
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Wonderful lake with great trails all the way around the lake. Its private, so follow the rules and get permits where needed - dog walking, fishing, boating etc. The ranger keeps close tabs on things and members pay fees which is why it is well...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank hurleysb2018
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Great place to go for a run or a walk. There is a nice trail around the lake which makes it easy for either.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Brian D
Reviewed July 1, 2018

We love driving around this tree-lined lake...think Walden Pond. Everyone is out walking, running, walking their dogs...and canoeing,

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Enough shade to run in summer. Romantic walk from bird sanctuary to lake. Must have a permit for dog walking , boating or fishing. Warden is usually there checking.

Date of experience: June 2018
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June 24, 2018|
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Response from robina470 | Reviewed this property |
I'd say about a mile, maybe a mile and a half.
Heather H
January 14, 2018|
Response from cheryl h | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea because we just stopped for a short time to walk around. I googled the lake though and found some info for you but it won't allow me to submit my answer with the copy/paste inserted here. So just google... More