More than ever, we could all use a getaway this summer – and Jellystone Park™ Golden Valley is the perfect place to visit. Enjoy fresh air and the great outdoors, plus awesome amenities and top-notch accommodations. The fun doesn’t stop there though! There are several opportunities for outdoor adventures with your family nearby, like exploring the area of Lake Lure! Located about 30 minutes from Jellystone Park™, is Lake Lure — a boating and sightseeing haven. Keep reading for more information about what you can discover.


Located in the heart of Hickory Nut Gorge, east of Asheville, Lake Lure offers scenic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, a 700+ acre crystal clear lake, and tons of outdoor exploring opportunities. Go for a hike, cast a line into the lake, spend the day boating, and check out the climbing adventures at Chimney Rock, or just enjoy the views from the top! There are also several unique activities you can enjoy like horse back riding at Cedar Creek Riding Stables, zip-lining at Canopy Ridge Farm, golfing at Bald Mountain, and so much more. The possibilities are endless! What’s even better is that Lake Lure is so close to Jellystone Park™ that you can enjoy a quick day trip and then return to your cabin or campsite to relax by the campfire.


Whether you’re driving from Asheville, Greenville, or Jellystone Park™, Lake Lure is a convenient trip for all visitors. Ready to plan your trip? Everything you need to know can be found here.

Don’t let summer slip away without exploring the great outdoors and the beauty of Lake Lure. An outdoor adventure is a great way for families to make new memories — so book your stay at Jellystone Park™ today and get ready for an awesome outdoor adventure.