Fairfield Lake & Beach

Dubbed the most picturesque recreation facility in Western North Carolina, Sapphire Valley’s Fairfield 55+ acre Lake is complete with a boathouse, dock, rentals, and swimming beach. Explore unbounded nature along the shoreline, search for the perfect fishing hole (North Carolina fishing license required) in a fishing boat rental, or give your legs a workout in a paddleboat! For even more entertainment, try one of our stand-up paddleboards!

Equipment Rentals

We offer canoes, kayaks, paddle boats, stand up paddleboards, and fishing poles for all lakeside needs.

Friends & Family

Relax lakeside with family and friends alike! Fairfield Lake’s grassy shores are perfect for dogs!

Endless Fun

The Boat Dock serves up rentals as well as cold drinks and snacks!



  • two paddles
  • life vests
  • maximum of two persons per canoe



  • paddle
  • life vest
  • two person kayaks also are available

Paddle Boat


  • two person and four person paddle boats available
  • life jackets included

Fishing Boats


Motorboats are available for fishing excursions or simply a cruise of the lake. Boats are powered by trolling  motors. Life vests are included.

Fishing Pole


Home to several fish species, including bass, catfish, bluegill, and crappie, Fairfield Lake offers an exceptional fishing experience. A North Carolina fishing license is required.