Buddle Creek Swim Area

Lexington, North Carolina

The Buddle Creek Swim Area is a combination boat access and designated swim area on High Rock Lake. It features a sandy beach area with floating booms, and porta-a-jons on site.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time

  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on September 3th, 2021. Yadkin Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on September 3th, 2021 at 2:23 PM.
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Monitoring Frequency

Buddle Creek Swim Area is sampled weekly from May 20th to September 3th.

Source Information

Yadkin Riverkeeper monitors four recreation sites in the Yadkin Basin from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Samples are taken Wednesdays. Results are published on Friday.

Sites are tested for E. Coli and follow the EPA standard of 235 colonies per 100 ml, expressed as most probably number (MPN), as measured by the IDEXX Quanti-Tray system.

A site is marked Green when results are equal or below 235 colonies/ 100 ML of water.

A site is marked Red when results are above 235 colonies/ 100 ML of water.

A site is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

We encourage those with questions to contact us directly at (336) 722-4949, or to email us at info@yadkinriverkeeper.org.

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Buddle Creek Swim Area

Lexington, North Carolina

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on September 3th, 2021. Yadkin Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on September 3th, 2021 at 2:23 PM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  

The Buddle Creek Swim Area is a combination boat access and designated swim area on High Rock Lake. It features a sandy beach area with floating booms, and porta-a-jons on site.

Monitoring Frequency

Buddle Creek Swim Area is sampled weekly from May 20th to September 3th.

Source Information

Yadkin Riverkeeper monitors four recreation sites in the Yadkin Basin from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Samples are taken Wednesdays. Results are published on Friday.

Sites are tested for E. Coli and follow the EPA standard of 235 colonies per 100 ml, expressed as most probably number (MPN), as measured by the IDEXX Quanti-Tray system.

A site is marked Green when results are equal or below 235 colonies/ 100 ML of water.

A site is marked Red when results are above 235 colonies/ 100 ML of water.

A site is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available information.

We encourage those with questions to contact us directly at (336) 722-4949, or to email us at info@yadkinriverkeeper.org.

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Water Quality Graph

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