All of our food is cooked to order. We appreciate your patience. We reserve the right to add a 20% gratuity to all parties of six or more.
Bear Creek Marina Team

Staff and Team:

The primary goal of the staff and management at Bear Creek Marina is to make you feel like family.  From the moment you step on the property until you depart, our staff is dedicated to making every moment of your experience here a positive one.  Our management staff is brand new and ready to assist you in any way.  Come out and experience what being our family is all about.

Hal Rabon

General Manager

Hal comes to Bear Creek Marina with over 17 years experience as a business owner/entrepreneur.  Hal worked with SECU for five years before starting his own business, which he continues to own and operate successfully since 1998.  Some of Hal’s finest attributes include his professional and positive attitude when working with the public, being organized,…

May be set-up for wedding parties, graduation parties, special dinners and events. For more information about planning your event at Bear Creek Marina, click here to see our events page. 

Whether it is a good time for your friends and family or a good time for the kids, Bear Creek Marina has it all. Located on the side of scenic Lake James at 608 Marina Drive, Bear Creek Marina caters to the widest variety of good times to be had. Whether it’s an ice cold brew accompanied by a landscape found nowhere else in western North Carolina, or water sport opportunities with an atmosphere and staff anyone would feel at home with, Bear Creek Marina is just waiting for you to enjoy living the lake life.  It is the personal mission of everyone at Bear Creek Marina to ensure that your experience is unlike any other.  Bear Creek Marina’s new management staff are dedicated to our patrons from every aspect.  Come on out and tell us Joe sent you.

Join us and try some of the local favorites, from the mouthwatering Bear Creek Beast Bacon Burger to Mr. Joes Nachos.  Everything good is on the menu at Bear Creek. With a newly renovated convenience store downstairs for our lake friends and a fully stocked bar for of age patrons the only thing we are missing is you!

Cozy on up to one of Bear Creek’s fireplaces with a view on a rainy day and see that the hospitality only gets better when the weather gets worse. Whether you are looking for a good time or wanting to bring one here Bear Creek Marina has a wide variety of accommodations including privately catered events, open public parties, or our local artists and bands that play almost every weekend. From yacht parties and pontoon rentals to secluded canoe trips, let Bear Creek Marina show you what vacation means to us.