Lake Lure Scenic Driving Tour

This tour will take you around the backside of the lake to Rumbling Bald Resort and offers not only natural vistas but a peek at some amazing lake homes. 

A map outlining the Lakeview Driving Tour route.

Start at the Welcome Center in Lake Lure: 2932 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC

POINTS OF INTEREST: Welcome Center, Lake Lure Tours, Lake Lure Flowering Bridge
  • Turn LEFT onto Memorial Highway (U.S. Hwys 64/74A/9) > Go 4.8 miles
  • Turn LEFT onto Buffalo Shoals Road > Go 4.5 miles
    • POINTS OF INTEREST: Lake Lure Dam
  • » Turn LEFT onto Buffalo Creek Road
  • » Take an immediate LEFT into Rumbling Bald Resort (pit stop) and ask the guard at the gate for directions to Lakeview Restaurant, Legends Bar & Grill or the Ice Cream Cabana.
  • Turn LEFT out of Rumbling Bald Resort onto
    Buffalo Creek Road > Go 4 miles
  • Turn RIGHT on Cedar Creek Road > Go 4 miles
  • Turn LEFT into Cedar Creek Stables (pit stop)
  • Turn LEFT onto Cedar Creek Road leaving the stables > Go 1.7 miles
  • Turn RIGHT at the stop sign onto Bills Creek Road > Go 6 miles
  • Turn RIGHT onto U.S. 64/74A/Memorial Highway to complete the loop back to the Welcome Center > Go 6.9 miles