Things to Do: Visit Highland Pines Resort and Marina

visit Highland Pines Resort and Marina

Who said time on the lake is meant for warm weather only? A peaceful winter retreat sounds ideal too, which is why you should visit Highland Pines Resort and Marina before the summer rush! Or, get started on your spring and summer plans now.

Lake life

Maybe the first thing that comes to mind when you say, “lake life,” is swimming and other water activities like skiing and wakeboarding.

But we are here to tell you there are plenty of other things to do when you visit Highland Pines Resort and Marina at West Point Lake. After all, it’s 200 acres of natural beauty.

For example, you don’t have to be in the water to enjoy those breathtaking lake views. In fact, you could be comfortably settled in one of the many lodging options available.

Choose from cozy one-bedroom Beachfront Cabins to spacious two- and three-bedroom Chalets. There are also plenty of other options including more lakeside cabins and premium cabins too.

In addition to cabin rentals, when you visit Highland Pines Resort and Marina, you can rent a boat as well. Water craft rentals include pontoons, fishing boats, kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, hydro bikes and paddle boats.

Of course, some of those options are better suited for a winter visit than others. Unless you don’t mind a chill to the water. The average temperature of West Point Lake in February is about 42 degrees!


However, no matter what the water temperature is, fishing is a year-round option. According to their website, West Point Lake is one of the most popular fishing lakes in the U.S.

Anglers from all around drop a line in the hopes of reeling in a largemouth bass, hybrid bass, striped bass or crappie.


Whether it’s been a busy day on the lake or a quiet one in the cabin, head to The Hooch Hideaway for delicious dining options.

They serve everything from fried pickles to wings to po’boys to steaks to fresh seafood. Click here to see the full menu.

More about West Point Lake

West Point Lake is a 27,000-acre water world. Visitors will find peace and quiet along the banks. Others may find the perfect fishing hole on the water.

Some may just like cruising in a boat while taking in the scenery. No matter your preference, there is something for everyone—not just on the lake but at Highland Pines Resort and Marina.


Did you know Highland Pines Resort and Marina is about a 20-minute drive away from Whispering Pines? It is! Consider planning your next staycation at this local natural paradise.

Ready to find out other things to do in our area? Keep reading our blogs!