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Great Place to Take a Break

This location is close enough to many dams in the area that one can visit many of them in the same... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norfolk, Virginia
just a dam

If you are going to this place you will not have cell service and your GPS doe not work, Very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael J
Kings Mtn
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“picnic area”(6 reviews)
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267 Blue Eagle Cir, Murphy, NC 28906-7204
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This location is close enough to many dams in the area that one can visit many of them in the same day. They are all worth seeing.

Thank rockdoctor48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It you are a fan of dams, then this is an interesting little spot. There are picnic tables, and a few shady areas to make this a nice place for a family outing.

Thank Arleene W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are going to this place you will not have cell service and your GPS doe not work, Very isolated . Lake was pretty.

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the bottom, then drove back and across. Great views from both. As with most dams and spillways, the enormity gets to you once you arrive at the bottom where the water is flowing rather quickly.

Thank eagle4332017
Reviewed 15 August 2018

A nice ride and beautiful scenery. Take a picnic lunch, fish and enjoy the mountain rivers. A great day or afternoon trip!

Thank ljbts
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This was cool to see in person too. We had a slight detour due to road work but very neat to see. Wish the water had been on, but definitely beautiful view of the mountains!

1  Thank cmriggle
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We had a very nice time walking the path along the river up to the Dam. Then we rode over the Dam and they had a pull over at the end of the Dam where you could get out and see all the beauty!! Breathtaking!!

Thank Loretta M
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

The roads are small and due to the time of year it did not seem very inviting. I wanted to take photos, but there were a lot of construction vehicles in the parking lot, so we were unable to park. I wish we would've been...More

Thank JnTLibby
Reviewed 17 February 2018

We have a large Alabama Power Dam on Lake Martin where I am from. We are not allow to drive that close to it. It was nice to get an up close look at this one. The water was down for the winter but I...More

Thank Crystal X
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The view from the bottom is pretty impressive. The steep gorge it is built in makes for good scenery

Thank vineyardcreek
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26 March 2017|
Response from Carol Brad R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, at the base of the dam there is a picnic spot. We fished there (or tried to) but the current was moving too fast. There is an area close by where you can rent a boat and fish on the lake.
14 February 2017|
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Response from cstiles74 | Reviewed this property |
10000 Hwy 296 Murphy, NC 28906 The phone number is 828-494-7855
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Response from cstiles74 | Reviewed this property |
The address to Fields of the Wood is: 10000 Hwy 294 Murphy, NC 28906] Phone is 828-494-7855