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Lake Norman State Park

Viewing the lake through the trees at Lake Norman State Park
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Upcoming Events:

Friday, July 8, 2016 - 8:30pm
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 7:30pm
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 10:00am
Itusi Trail is open.   

The Itusi Trail system is open.

 Posted on: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 9:58am
Park Swim Beach Closed For Maintenance May 27   

The park swim beach will be closed for maintenance Friday, May 27 until noon. This will allow park staff to place new sand on the beach. Thank you for understanding.

 Posted on: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 3:36pm

Lake Norman State Park

Lake Norman State Park, on the largest manmade lake in North Carolina, boasts one of the region’s more popular mountain biking network, offering 30.5 miles of single-track trail. Nearby are a 125-yard-long swim beach and bathhouse complex as well as a boat ramp and opportunities for fishing from spots along park trails. A family campground with 32-sites and a group campground are available during warm-weather months, and a community building with kitchen facilities, restrooms and fireplace can be rented for family and group events year round. Free interpretive programs are complemented by educational exhibits throughout the visitor center and along the child-friendly Dragonfly Trail.

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Latest Park News:

Seasonal Job Openings!

Have you thought about working in Lake Norman State Park? Well, we have great news, Lake Norman is taking applications for the Seasonal General Unitlity Workers, Boathouse Clerks, Refreshment Stand Clerks and Lifeguard positions!  Some positions are available immediately, while others are for the summer season only.  If you have any questions about these positions, please feel free to call. 


Lake Norman State Park

759 State Park Road
TroutmanNC 28166
Latitude: 35.672548
Longitude: -80.932500

Park Hours:

November- February 7am - 6pm
March, April, May, September and October: 7am - 8pm
June, July and August: 7am - 9pm

Family Camp and Boat Launch are open 24 hours through the St. Johns Road entrance.

Park Office
Everyday: 8am - 5:00pm