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Lake Wylie is a secret gem located in York County, South Carolina, along the shore of Lake Wylie. It’s only 15 to 30 minutes away from the Charlotte Airport and 30 minutes away from Bank of America Stadium.

Within the vicinity, you can find the Buster Boyd Bridge, a four-lane highway that connects Lake Wylie to Charlotte, North Carolina.

The natural scenery, fresh air and watersports at Lake Wylie are some of the most superb highlights in the entire South Carolina. That being said, here are the top outdoor activities in Lake Wylie:

Boating And Kayaking

Life is good in the water and if you enjoy doing outdoor activities in the lake, there is plenty to be had. Most people spend the day on their boats, dock, have dinner, have cocktails, relax, unwind and spend quality time with friends and family.

To appreciate the nature more and experience refreshing adventure, enjoy a day out in the water with a kayak. Some of the best kayaking destinations are Kings Mountain State Park, New River State Park, US National Whitewater Center, Croft State Park, Goodale State Park and a lot more.

Trails

Lake Wylie offers remarkable trails. Whether you’re looking for a long bike trail, a hiking trail or a walking trail, they are available in abundance. A trip along these trails will allow you to see stunning and relaxing views of the villages, communities, forests, parks, houses, trees, waterfalls, rivers and much more. Some of the best trails are Anne Springs Close Greenway, Crowders Mountain, Charlotte Trolley, Avon/Catawba Creeks Greenway, Tower and Backside, Crowders Lake, Pinnacle, Kings Mountain State Park, Andrew Jackson State Park and Gateway.

Picnicking

Enjoy a picnic celebration at the lake. Here you can find several picnic areas and parks where you can also enjoy fishing, swimming or playing at the waterfront. So make sure to grab your picnic basket, fishing pole and gather together with your family or friends at any of Lake Wylie’s picnic locations.

Camping

Have an exciting and enchanting camping break at the Lake’s top campsites. Lake Wylie’s forests and parks welcome many types of campers.

Lake Wylie offers several areas of public access for visitors.