Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions


Imagine lounging on a private white sand beach alongside a glistening lake, your children splashing in a water park, savoring three distinct dining experiences, hiking and biking the numerous trails or viewing the scenery as part of an authentic mountain getaway. At Rumbling Bald we take your relaxation very seriously and have taken great care to create many possibilities for you and your family or group to relax and enjoy our true mountain hospitality.

Area Attractions

Area Attractions From America’s Largest Home to the mint site of the first gold coin in the United States, our area contains fun for history and music buffs. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy ziplining through our mountain canopies, mining for local gems and treasures or paddling down the rushing rivers surrounding our area. Our area has so much to offer, we’ve listed a few of our favorites.


Dining at Rumbling Bald is an exemplary experience that still manages to remain humble to its casual, mountaintop resort roots. Enjoy 2 distinct dining experiences as we offer everything from upscale/casual to a casual/family friendly. You’ll soon realize that the dining experiences you enjoy at Rumbling Bald are carefully prepared to be a highlight and not just a side note on your journey in Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge Foothills. Legends on the Lake The Gardens


Carved into the surrounding Blue Ridge mountains, our two championship golf courses weave themselves through the Resort property offering golfers of all ages and abilities the opportunity to hone their skills. Our courses, each with a Golf Digest 4-star rating, are specifically manicured for world-class play and provide year-round opportunities for golfers to enjoy play among the breathtaking mountain and lake views.

Lake Activities

Lake Activities Located directly on Lake Lure, just below Legends on the Lake restaurant, the North Shore Beach Cabana is Rumbling Bald`s lake headquarters. You can rent pedal boats, kayaks, canoes, and SUP boards here. Also offered are various food and drinks, including hand-scooped ice cream. Satisfy your sense of adventure and get you up close and personal on either of our beautiful lakes. Canoe rentals are located on our private lake, Bald Mountain Lake, while all other rentals are on Lake Lure. All rentals include a paddle (when applicable) and a life jacket. Prices vary. For more information, please call the Beach Cabana at 828.694.3019


Relaxation and Rejuvenation The journey to whole body wellness is one that transports us to unexpected places, both physically and emotionally. From the moment you step into the Spa at Rumbling Bald Resort, you’ll be treated to an extraordinary journey of rejuvenation, balance, and pure relaxation. Whether you are with us to experience the spa, outdoor activities, or a special event, you know there is nothing like a little pampering. A perfect compliment to your mountain getaway, The Spa at Rumbling Bald can help restore balance to your skin, hair, and body. Offering a complete menu of treatments that range from salon services, skin and nail care to soothing massages, you’ll find complete relaxation and indulgence.