Greenfield Lake

Great Blue Heron at Greenfield Lake

Only those lucky enough to spend time in Wilmington, North Carolina will see Greenfield Lake. That’s because the small man-made reservoir is located within this Coast Region city and an integral part of Wilmington’s charms. Created in 1730 when Dr.…

White Lake NC

White Lake Sprint Triathlon

A rare treasure in the North Carolina Coast region, White Lake invites visitors to its sandy shores. One of only a few intact ‘Carolina Bay’ lakes, White Lake’s exceedingly clear waters allow observers to see the white sand bottom in…

Lake Mattamuskeet

Trees at Lake Mattamuskeet

40,000-acre Lake Mattamuskeet is located in North Carolina’s Coastal tourism region. Although the lake averages only 2-3 feet deep, it is one of the most beautiful lakes in Hyde County, west of the Outer Banks. Dating back to 1585, Lake…

Lake Waccamaw

Lake Waccamaw in southeastern North Carolina is estimated to have formed around 250,000 years ago, although the exact origin of its formation is uncertain. One theory is that the lake basin was formed after a peat fire in prehistoric times.…