North Shore of Fontana Lake
A Remote Wilderness Section of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Discover a magical place on the North Shore of Fontana Lake for boating and fishing and access to remote, historic areas of the Park such as Hazel Creek and Eagle Creek. Abundant in nature-related activities, explore this vast wilderness for a unique perspective on the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This area is not accessible by car, however the Lakeshore Trail - accessible at Fontana Dam or the Road to Nowhere - provides access to Fontana Lake wilderness campsites and Hazel Creek backcountry. Fishing guides will help you get to the unique fishing spots for native trout at Hazel Creek and Eagle Creek. Tour guides will take you on North Shore cruise, or take you across the lake to some remote hiking areas.