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Viewing the lake through the trees at Lake Norman State Park
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General Utility Worker Positions   

Lake Norman State Park is hiring a General Utility Worker (GUW). Work includes facility and grounds maintenance including but not limited to the following: cleaning bathrooms; emptying trash cans and litter disposal; mowing and trimming grass; trail maintenance; and assisting park staff in other necessary park operations. This is a 11-month seasonal position. This position works 40 hours a week. Weekend and holiday work is required. Pay is $8.00 per hour. If interested a State of North Carolina employment application (PD 107) must be completed. The application can be found online
Email applications to or fill out application and summit in person at   759 State Park Rd, Troutman, NC 28166.
Any questions please call 704-528-2125

 Posted on: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 4:13pm
No Lifeguards on Duty at Swim Beach   

The summer season is over and all of the lifeguards have returned to high school or college.  The beach is open and available for swimming, however no lifeguards will be on duty The sand beach and breezeway bathrooms will remain open to the public and no fees will be charged when lifeguards are not on duty.  The concession stand will be closed.  Come back and see us next summer!!!!

 Posted on: Monday, September 5, 2016 - 11:40pm
Itusi Trail is CLOSED.   

The Itusi Trail is CLOSED due to rain.

 Posted on: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 9:19am

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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Nearby Attractions
Ft. Dobbs
N.C. Transporation Museum


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