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WATER LEVEL AT KERR STABILIZING: Some NC Campsites Being Canceled in Lowest Lying Places

WATER LEVEL PROJECTIONS LOOK GOOD and it looks like Kerr Lake plans for the Memorial Day weekend can go pretty much as planned according to the US Army Corps of Engineers. However, some North Carolina State Recreation Area sites will be lost to higher  than normal lake levels. Several campers have informed Kerr Lake Park … Read more

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Posted in: KLPW - MAIN NEWS, KLPW - US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, KLPW - WATER RELATED

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Canoe Say Fun On The Water?

Enjoy an Occoneechee Canoe Paddle this Saturday, May 25th from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Experience Occoneechee State Park from a different perspective, as you paddle around the shoreline of Buggs Island Lake. The park staff will provide instruction and all paddling equipment needed: canoe, paddles, and PFDs. Please wear proper clothing and closed-toe water … Read more

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Posted in: KLPW - Boating and Related Improvements, KLPW - MAIN NEWS, KLPW - Occoneechee State Park, KLPW - WATER RELATED

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SPLASHES GET BIGGER AT KERR LAKE

Occoneechee State Park at Clarksville offers a unique Kerr Lake water experience with its Splash Pad and Sprayground.Haveing opened with limited days and hours earlier in May, the fun-filled water feature begin a summer season this weekend. From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, it’s open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and … Read more

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Posted in: KLPW - MAIN NEWS, KLPW - Occoneechee State Park, KLPW - WATER RELATED

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JOINT MEETING OF KLPW, NC PARKS OFFICIALS & LEGISLATOR YIELDS PROMISE OF BETTER COMMUNICATIONS & HOPE OF IMPROVEMENTS

Certainly, a monumental, if not historic joint meeting of Kerr Lake Park Watch and NC State Park officials was held last week at Satterwhite Point Park on Kerr Lake.  The fairly new Superintendent of the seven NC State Recreation Areas, Bill Stanley, his new second in command, Superintendent Keith Nealson, and from Raleigh, the newly … Read more

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Posted in: KLPW - Campground Facilities and Improvements, KLPW - Camping Safety, KLPW - MAIN NEWS, KLPW - N C State Recreation Areas, KLPW - Reservation Information

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PREFACE TO RECENT KERR LAKE MEETING OF KLPW MEMBERS, NC STATE PARKS OFFICIALS & LEGISLATOR: COMPILATION OF PUBLIC CONCERNS

IMPORTANT NOTE:  The document below is a compilation of concerns and issues collected from campers, park visitors, tourists, members of Kerr Lake Park Watch, all shared in a joint meeting held at Satterwhite Point on Wednesday, October 4th.  It should be pointed out and noted, all of the below problems, concerns and issues did not … Read more

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Posted in: KLPW - Campground Facilities and Improvements, KLPW - Camping Safety, KLPW - N C State Recreation Areas, KLPW - Reservation Information

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