- The Roanoke Rapids area provides a doorway from the north. Located on the eastern Virginia and North Carolina state lines and along I-95, Roanoke Rapids has millions of people pass by its town each year. The area rests on the eastern shores of Lake Gaston and Roanoke Rapids Lake.
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Kerr Lake State Recreation Area
Recreation - The area offers ample opportunity for power boating and bass fishing on Lake Gaston. In addition, lakeside campsite are available along with shoreline fishing. There is plenty of opportunity to sunbathe, swim or water-ski on the nearby lake. Kerr Lake Recreation Area offers hiking, camping and picnicking. Medoc Mountain State Park is just a few minutes away offering many of the usual park amenities.
Climate - Winter daytime temperatures range between 36 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit (2 to 4 Celsius). Summer daytime temperatures range between 76 to 78 degrees Fahrenheit (24 to 26 Celsius). The state has a fairly wet climate with an average precipitation for this area averaging 44-48 inches (112-122 centimeters).
The Roanoke Rapids area provides a doorway from the north. Located on the Virginia and North Carolina state lines and along I-95.