Lake Wylie residents are about to get a brand new seashore, together with boat launches, fishing piers, and picnic areas.
Final Thursday the Gaston County Board of Commissioners voted to unanimously approve an settlement between the County and Duke Power for the opening and operation of the model new 68-acre Southpoint Entry recreation space, positioned off Boat Launch Rd. in Belmont, NC:
The brand new park consists of two boat ramps (overseen by the NC Wildlife Assets Fee), 2 substantial fishing piers, a swimming seashore, over a dozen picnic spots, public parking, and a wide range of different facilities. The settlement additionally stipulates that Duke Power will assemble a launch space particularly for canoes and kayaks, with Gaston County agreeing to fund a portion of it upon completion.
The positioning additionally leaves room for added leisure developments sooner or later.
Duke Power has already invested $7 million within the growth of the brand new seashore park. The charges for entry will likely be determined within the coming months, together with the official grand opening of the brand new seashore and park.
This would be the second new seashore added to the Charlotte area to date this 12 months, after the development of Lake Norman’s Beatty’s Ford Park seashore was accomplished final month.