Kerr Lake State Recreation Area
Emergency Management Training Exercise at Henderson Point on Friday, August 8th
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There will be a mock plane crash search and rescue training exercise held at Henderson Point during the day on Friday, August 8th. The majority of the exercise will take place on the water in the Henderson Point vicinity. The exercise will involve local, state and federal agencies and will involve boats and helicopters. There will be a hard perimeter on the water controlled by agency boats. Civilian boats will not be allowed to travel through the perimeter but it will be possible for civilian boats to navigate around the perimeter as they pass through that general area of Kerr Lake.
The Henderson Point Campground, Shelter #1, day use beach and the NC Wildlife Resources Commission Boat Launch Area at Henderson Point will be open during the exercise. However, the portion of Henderson Point containing the Community Building, Shelter #2 and Shelter #3 will be closed until the exercise is completed.
Updated: 2014-07-29 18:37:34
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has reopened the boat ramp at County Line S.R.A. after an extensive renovation project.
Updated: 2014-06-30 17:21:58
6254 Satterwhite Point Road, Henderson, NC 27537
GPS: 36.4411, -78.3688
Set a course for Kerr Lake State Recreation Area to enjoy sailing, fishing, water skiing and camping. This 50,000-acre, man-made lake is a haven for water sports enthusiasts and landlubbers alike. The lake is situated in the northeast corner of the Piedmont region and lies in both Virginia and North Carolina. The recreation area's headquarters are located north of Henderson at Satterwhite Point. More than 800 miles of wooded shoreline provide access to a variety of fun-filled activities on the lake. Relax and enjoy water sports at any of the seven recreation areas operated by the NC Division of Parks and Recreation along this expansive reservoir.
See the "Links" section on the park menu (left) to visit the US Army Corps of Engineers website for information about Kerr Lake, which includes information about the dam and reservior water levels.