Benfield’s Landing Boat Rentals & Marina
Located on Lake James, Benfield's Landing has everything you need for a day on the lake! Including pontoon boat rentals
At the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains not far from the charming towns of Morganton and Marion in Western North Carolina lies Lake James, a pristine lake fed by three rivers. Surrounded by ancient forest. Over 6,500 surface acres and 150 miles of shoreline. Lake James State Park offers a public beach for swimming, plus picnic areas, canoe rentals, rest rooms and nature trails. Camping facilities are also available.
Lake James Marina
Full-service marina with fuel, store, boat slip rentals and fishing licenses.
Lake James Neighborhood Store
Lake James Neighborhood Store is here for all of your lake needs! They have pontoon rentals as well as a general store with food, gear and libations you may have left behind or run out of. Their boat rentals are offered 7 days a week for a full day of fun. Please book ahead of time by calling or filling out request form on their website to ensure rental availability.
Lake James State Park Paddy's Creek Area
Tucked away in rolling hills at the base of Linville Gorge, Lake James includes 6,510 surface acres with more than 150 miles of shoreline. Swimming, canoeing, fishing and hiking. Picnic areas, bath house and rest rooms. Trails, camping and guided ranger tours and activities. 83 campsites range from boat-in only to car and walk-in sites.