Lake James State Park  »  Rules and Regulations

Mountain Bike Trails are Open today/A section of Mills Creek Trail is CLOSED/ Low Water Level at Lake James Swimming Area ... details ±
The Paddy's Creek Area concessions stand and canoe/kayak rentals will be open on weekends only.

The swim beach is open today from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.; be advised that the water level is low.

The Long Arm Camping Areas are now open and are only accessible by boat.

September gate hours: 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. (Campground gate is open until 10 p.m.)

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Our rules are for the protection of our visitors and natural resources, and to make everyone's visit a safe and enjoyable experience. The information given below is a compilation of rules, regulations, park policies, and in some cases state and federal laws. Please observe them for your safety and enjoyment as well as the safety and enjoyment of others. It will preserve our parks and make them a valuable resource now and in the future.

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