To our friends, visitors, local businesses and stakeholders- we're all in this together.

To our friends, visitors, local businesses and stakeholders- we're all in this together.

With LoveThe RCTDA continues to closely monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as it relates to our Nation, North Carolina and Rutherford County.Our top priority is always the safety, health, and wellbeing of our community, its residents, and visitors.  We understand that these times are confusing and can be difficult for many.  We encourage you to continue supporting each other and our community's small businesses and ask that you reference individual websites and social media platforms for updates on local businesses and events. At this time and until further notice, our two Welcome Centers are closed and the Tourism Development Authority office is seeing guests by appointment only.  Please call 828.207.6013 or email Taylor at Taylor.Hardin@rutherfordcountync.gov if you have any questions or to make an appointment.

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Washburn Marina

2930 Memorial Hwy. (US 64), Lake Lure, NC 28746

The Washburn Marina and Lake Lure Tours are located directly on beautiful Lake Lure. The Marina offers a public boat launch area and sales gas and oil for your boat. Lake Lure Tours, which is located at the Marina, offers lake tours, lunch cruises, dinner cruises, fishing kayak rentals and pontoon boat rentals! If you are looking for a way to get on the lake you have found it!