Badin Lake is located in the central part of North Carolina and within one hour from North Carolina's major cities, i.e., Charlotte, Greensboro, High Point, Thomasville, and Winston Salem and nearby, the capital city of Raleigh.
Surrounded by the Uwharrie National Forest, beautiful Badin Lake was constructed in 1917 by the Company of America (ALCOA) on the Yadkin River. The reservoir covers an area of 5,350 acres and has 115 miles of shoreline with a maximum water depth of 190 feet. Water fluctuations are minor. For the latest lake level information, visit Yadkin Division of Alcoa Power Generating Inc. and click on "Environment" and then "Reservoir Data".
Whatever your interest may be, Badin Lake offers full-time living or weekend get-a-ways. From waterfront cabins to luxurious waterfront mansions, you can make your dreams come true, whether boating, fishing, skiing, hunting or golfing; there is surely a peaceful atmosphere for you!