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Viewing the lake through the trees at Lake Norman State Park
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Winter Employment Available!!!   

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: Monday, October 17, 2016 - 9:20am
Itusi Trail is open.   

The Itusi Trail is open. 

 Posted on: Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 8:54am

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

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Seasonal Job Openings!

Have you thought about working in Lake Norman State Park? Well, we have great news, Lake Norman is taking applications for General Unitlity Workers, Office Assistants and Boathouse Clerks for the winter season!  Positions are available immediately!  If you have any questions about these positions, please feel free to call us at (704) 528-6350. 

Link for Applications!


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