Jackrabbit Mountain Beach Pass

National Forests in North Carolina

Jackrabbit Mountain Beach offers a designated swimming area and sandy beach surrounding by picnic tables and a large grassy lawn. A large restroom facility is available and a picnic pavilion offers group picnicking with views of the lake. Animals and alcohol are prohibited anywhere in the area.

All visitors to National Forests in North Carolina must display a valid pass at day use fee sites where required. Choose your pass based on the site where you will be recreating.

If purchasing your pass on-site, no printed copy of the pass will be available. Instead, your license plate number will be used to confirm compliance.  

If purchasing a pass in advance, a printed copy of the pass is recommended for your vehicle as cell connectivity is limited.  

This pass does not guarantee parking availability. For your safety, please remember that parking outside of designated areas is discouraged and visitors who park illegally may be fined and towed. This pass is valid until the site closing time at 9 p.m. of the date listed on the pass, and only for the date and vehicle specified for this pass.

Passes are non-transferrable, non-refundable, not replaceable if lost or stolen, and are void if altered or reproduced.  

Please check the forest website for the most recent closures and openings. Cell phone connectivity on the forest may be limited, plan ahead.

Pass is only valid at Jackrabbit Mountain Beach. Admits the passholder and occupants of a single, private (non-commercial) vehicle. 

Jackrabbit Campgound campers still need to buy a pass for each vehicle parked at the Beach.