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Upcoming Events:

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 9:45am
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 12:45pm
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 1:45pm
Mountain Bike Trails are CLOSED today   

The mountain bike trails are CLOSED today.

If the date stamp on this alert is more than a day old, please feel free to call the park office at 828-584-7728 for the most up-to-date information. 
 

 Last updated on: Monday, February 18, 2019

Hidden Cove Boat Access is CLOSED for the season.    

The Hidden Cove Access Area is closed for the season and will reopen on March 1, 2019. Please contact the park at 828-584-7728 or lake.james@ncparks.gov with any questions.

 Last updated on: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Education

Rangers hold regularly scheduled educational and interpretive programs about Lake James State Park. Check our Events calendar.

To arrange a special exploration of Lake James State Park for your group or class, contact the park office.

Educational materials about Lake James State Park have been developed for grades 2-4 and are correlated to North Carolina's competency-based curriculum in science, social studies, mathematics and English/language arts. The Lake James program, Aquatic Critters (an Environmental Educational Learning Experience) introduces students to the lakeshore environment, focusing on the plants and animals that live there. Accompanying the program is a teacher's booklet and workshop, free of charge to educators.

Contact:

Lake James State Park

7321 NC Hwy 126
NeboNC 28761
Phone828-584-7728
lake.james@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 35.750378
Longitude: -81.892075

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Day-use areas at Paddy's Creek and Catawba River:
December - February: 7am - 7pm
March, April & October: 7am - 9pm
May - September: 7am - 10pm 
November: 7am - 8pm

Hidden Cove Boat Access Hours:
December - February:  closed
March, April, & October: 7am - 8pm
May - September: 7am - 9pm
November: 7am - 7pm 
All areas closed Christmas Day

Swim Area
10am - 6pm 
May 1 through September 30