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Chetola Resort Bass Lake

Map of TRACK Trail at Chetola Resort Bass Lake

The Chetola Resort Bass Lake TRACK Trail is a 1.8 mile hike that takes hikers through the wood and around Bass Lake.

In the early 1900s, the lake was a place of relaxation and fishing for the wealthy Cone family. Many of the trees and other plants you see around the lake were planted by Bertha Cone and her employees. Many of the trails you will hike today were once used by the Cones and previous owners of Chetola as horse trails.

Today, Bass Lake is open to the public, drawing people in to relax, watch for wildlife, and explore nature.

Track an adventure here
Sticker for Chetola Resort Bass Lake

Location Details

Recreational Features: Picnic Tables, Fishing, Birding
Amenities: Restrooms, Pet Area, Lodging Cabins
ADA Compliant: No
Seasonality: Open all year
Swan near Bass Lake
Flat Top Manor over Bass Lake
Bass Lake
Rock wall on Bass Lake Trail
TRACK Trailhead

Adventures for Chetola Resort Bass Lake

Hiking

Nature's Hide & Seek

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.80
The Nature's Hide & Seek brochure is designed so that kids of all ages can walk along the trail and discover common things that are often overlooked in nature. Some of them are hard to find, others are easy. Best of all, the adventure never ends because every time you walk the trail you will discover new things hiding in nature.
Hiking

Pond Life

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.80
Ponds may seem quiet, but they are actually teeming with all kinds of life. With the Pond Life brochure, kids will learn the difference between producer and consumer organisms, and how to identify where a plant, animal, or insect fits into the ecosystem of a pond. This brochure will have kids keep an eye out for 12 common pond residents, and teach how these plants and animals use the pond.
Hiking

Bug Out

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.80
The "Bug Out" brochure is an investigation into the creepy crawlies of the forest. This adventure will help you learn how to identify the difference between insects, spiders and other arthropods.
Hiking

Animal Athletes

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
1.80
The Animal Athletes adventure challenges kids to exercise with the animals. This brochure gives kids eight different animal exercises they can do along the trail. From hummingbird hand-swings to frog hops, kids are sure to have fun getting in shape with the animals during their outdoor adventures.

Directions

245 Evergreen Dr
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
Latitude: 36.140648000000
Longitude: -81.674841000000