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For up-to-date information on North Carolina licenses, regulations and other wildlife resources, please visit the agency’s website NCWildlife.org.
For a timeline on Rhodes Pond dating back to 2005 and other information regarding the lake, visit the Rhodes Pond Update webpage.
With more than 300,000 registered vessels in North Carolina, boating is one of the state’s most popular activities year-round. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission provides more than 200 free Boating Access Areas (BAA) to over 100 different bodies of water. Use the interactive BAA Locator below to find an area by address, water body or accessibility for disabled. Please notice Caution remarks.
Download a printable version (PDF)
Access Area Guide
by Coastal, Piedmont and Mountain Regions
Coastal Boating Guide
from the Spring Fishing & Boating Guide
Weigh-in & Special Use Permits
Lake Levels & Flow Releases
NC Stream Conditions
Waterway Marking Program
Boating & Paddling in NC State Parks
Water Activities in National Forests
Flatwater Paddling in Eastern NC