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    996 Lock #1 Road
    Riegelwood, NC 28456
    Phone: (910) 655-2605

See the Cape Fear River website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

Directions and Factoids
Directions: Lock and Dam #1 is located at Kings Bluff approximately 39 miles above Wilmington. Lock and Dam 1 is accessible to public use via SR 1734 Lock #1 Rd. from North Carolina State Highway 87. Lock and Dam # 2 is located approximately 2 miles from the court house in Elizabethtown, NC. Lock and Dam 2 is accessible to public use via SR 1703 from North Carolina State Highway 87. William O. Huske Lock and Dam #3 is located at Tolars Landing, approximately 17 miles south-southeast of Fayetteville, NC. Wm. O. Huske lock and dam is accessible to public use via connecting road SR 1355 to North Carolina State Road 87.

Factoid: Located in the tobacco country of eastern North Carolina on the improved channel between Wilmington and Fayetteville, the facilities are equipped for day-use, boating and picnicking. Shad fishing is popular, but swimming and camping are not permitted.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Recreation Services Status
The list below includes Recreation Services Status of USACE managed areas (lines that contain the Corps Castle icon). Others, such as state or private marina operators, run additional parks. Please contact those agencies or individuals for information on the areas they manage.

Open    Partially Open    Closed    Status Unknown

 Recreation Area Column Header Image Area Status  Campsite Column Header Image  Lodging Column Header Image  Showers Column Header Image  Ramps Column Header Image  Marina Column Header Image  Fishing Column Header Image  Picnic Column Header Image  Playground Column Header Image  Swimming Column Header Image  Trails Column Header Image
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Lock & Dam 1 Day-Use Area         P A GS     I M
Lock & Dam 2 Day-Use Area       X   P A GS     H I M
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Wm O Huske Day-Use Area           A GS      
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area   Corps Managed Managed by Others in Italics $ Corps Fees Collected
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XExists at lake
EElectric Campsites
NNon-electric Campsites
PPrimitive Campsites
GGroup Camping
DDump Station
CFish Cleaning Stations
DFishing Docks
PFishing Piers
APicnic Area
GGroup Picnic
GSGroup Picnic Shelter
PSwimming Pool
BBike Trails
QEquestrian Trails
HHiking Trails
IHiking Trails - Interpretive
ROff Road Vehicle Trails
FFitness Trails
WWater Trails
SSnow Mobile Trails
CCCross Country Skiing Trails
MMultipurpose Trails

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