With the thick of the holiday season almost upon us, a sobering thought can enter the mind: When will I ever get my Christmas shopping done? Not to worry. Big Canoe’s got you covered. From [...]

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By Terry Rhodes On a beautiful Fall morning, Oct. 14, the Leadership Big Canoe (LBC) Board of Directors delivered LBC “Session 2” for the 28 property owners participating in the 2022-23 program. Starting promptly at [...]

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This year, Big Canoe’s Independence Day celebration will span four days for an exciting red, white and blue weekend. Like most big operations, there are a lot of moving parts. As a result, we compiled [...]

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Get your rods and bait ready – the 50th anniversary Golden Trout Fishing Contest is underway! Six of these rare Golden Rainbow Trout were included among 1,250-pounds of rainbow trout introduced into Lake Petit around noon [...]

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We all cherish the wildlife that lives in Big Canoe. It’s one of the primary reasons we moved here in the first place. However, accidents do happen when thousands of residents come and go on [...]

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By Colin Bergen Summer is fast approaching – and with it, ample free time for kids in and around Big Canoe. Luckily, Big Canoe amenities provide multiple sports-oriented summer camps for children of varying ages. [...]

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Our Membership Director Teri Sawyer has relocated to a new office at the Big Canoe Lodge. Teri is not only the community’s resource for amenity memberships but is also a welcoming contact for residents, guests [...]

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By Colin Bergen When it comes to Big Canoe’s wildlife, few animals are as iconic as the black bears that live in our mountain community. Note to Big Canoe: the bald eagles of Lake Petit [...]

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Curious to know what’s in the updated Visitor Guide? Take a look at an excerpt below from our handy, hand-held document that hits on key reminders we’re sharing with visitors. The Guide is being handed [...]

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With work crews scheduled to begin maintenance on Lake Petit Dam this month, the scheduled activity around the dam will inevitably beg more than a few questions. A few eagle-eyed Property Owners will start noticing [...]

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