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Kerr Lake State Recreation Area, NC

Photo: Kerr Lake State Recreation Area
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Tue Sep 22 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:H.P. Community Bldg., Henderson Point Community Building
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Reservation Window: Thu Oct 23 2014 – Tue Sep 22 2015

Check-in: 9:30 am

Departure date:
Check-out: 5:30 pm

Site Details:

  • Site Type: Community Building
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • ADA Accessible: Y
  • Site Access: Drive-In
  • Checkin Time: 9:30 am
  • Checkout Time: 5:30 pm
  • Type of Use: Day
  • Min Num of People: 2
  • Max Num of People: 80
  • Min Num of Vehicles: 1
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 50
  • Air Conditioning: Y
  • Lighting: Y
  • Non Smoking: Y
  • Grills: Y
  • Looking For Category: Day Use
  • Num of Tables: 10
  • Distance to Body of Water: 200
  • Electricity Available: Y
  • Fireplace: Y
  • Heating: Electric
  • Ice Machine: Y
  • Kitchen: Y
  • Kitchen Amenities: Freezer,Microwave,Refrigerator,Sink,Stove
  • Number of Chairs: 75
  • Proximity to Drinking Water: 1
  • Restrooms: Flush
  • Sink: Y
Photo: H.P. Community Bldg., Henderson Point Community Building Photo: H.P. Community Bldg., Henderson Point Community Building Photo: H.P. Community Bldg., Henderson Point Community Building Photo: H.P. Community Bldg., Henderson Point Community Building Photo: H.P. Community Bldg., Henderson Point Community Building

Alerts and Important Information


Henderson Point Entrance Station Address:
1427 Reverend Henderson Rd.
Henderson, NC 27537
GPS: 36.5312, -78.3461

Directions to Henderson Point:
From I-85, take exit 214 and follow Highway 39 north for approximately 13.5 miles. Turn right on Rock Spring Church Rd and go about 2.5 miles. Turn right onto Reverend Henderson Church Rd and travel about 1 mile to Henderson Point. Follow signs to the Community Building.

Alcoholic beverages, firearms(including fireworks) and other weapons are prohibited.

Community Building Rental Periods:
November - February: Check In: 9:30 a.m., Check Out: 5:30 p.m.
March -April and September - October: Check In: 9:30 a.m., Check Out: 7:30 p.m.
May - August: Check In 9:30 a.m., Check Out 8:30 p.m.

There is a $6.00 charge per car and is not included in the rental fee; $4.00 for seniors. Fees apply weekends in April, May and September, then everyday from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Cookers and grills are only allowed on the graveled grill pad. Do not place them on the concrete patio.
Amplified music, speech or other noise that annoys or disturbs other visitors is prohibited.
The person making the reservation shall be liable for maintaining the good condition of the building and agrees to pay all fees and damage costs arising from the group's occupancy of the building. He/she shall ensure that the group complies with park rules, regulations and conditions of the rental.
Use only masking tape for hanging decorations. Do not use nails or staples and do not hang decorations from light fixtures.
Park-owned tables and chairs are not allowed outside the Community Building.
Pets not permitted in Community Building.
Please make sure that all trash and other debris in and immediately around the community building is picked up and disposed of properly.
Special Activity Permits shall be required for special events like weddings, competitive events, festivals, inflatable bouncers, etc. Please contact park office for more information.
Unlicensed vehicles, motorcycles, golf carts, ATV's and mini-bikes are prohibited with the exception of mobility-aid devices used by a mobility-impaired person. All vehicles are prohibited from walkways, trails and other areas not designated for such purposes.



A NC or VA freshwater fishing license is required to fish in Kerr Lake. Henderson Point and Bullocksville have fishing piers. Fishing is allowed from the shore except within defined swim areas.
Gates lock at specific hours posted upon entering the park throughout the year.

Kerr Lake SRA Hours:
November - February: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
March - April and September - October: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
May - August: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day. Gates close and lock at specific hours throughout the year. Check with the entrace station upon your arrival on gate closing.
Some areas are closed during the off-season.
North Carolina state park rules and regulations are posted in each park and enforced by rangers. Violating these rules and regulations is a misdemeanor and may result in a fine and revocation of permit.
Unprotected area. No lifeguards on duty. Never swim alone and wear a life jacket when swimming or boating.
State vehicle and traffic laws are enforced, and the speed limit is 25 mph unless otherwise posted. Watch for pedestrians, bicyclists and wildlife.
North Carolina state parks are wildlife sanctuaries; no hunting is allowed and collecting plants, minerals and artifacts is prohibited.
State fishing regulations are enforced.

Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.