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Dangerous Plants and Animals

Late afternoon at Lake James State Park
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Contact the park
 

828-544-6800

lake.james@ncparks.gov
 

Addresses
 

Paddy's Creek access and park office

7321 N.C. 126
Nebo, NC 28761

GPS: 35.7503, -81.8920

 

Catawba River access

2785 N.C. 126
Nebo, NC 28761

GPS: 35.7287, -81.9011

 

Mailing address

P.O Box 340
Nebo, NC 28761

 

Hidden Cove boat ramp

3381 N.C. 126
Nebo, NC 28761

GPS: 35.7301, -81.8908

 

Canal Bridge boat ramp

9182 N.C. 126
Nebo, NC 28761

GPS: 35.7394, -81.8863
 

Hours
 

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  • December to February:
    7:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • March to April:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • May to September:
    7:00am to 10:00pm
     
  • October:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • November:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • open year-round
     
  • 24-hour access
     

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  • December to February:
    closed
     
  • March to April:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • May to September:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • October:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • November:
    7:00am to 7:00pm
     

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  • May 1 to September 30:
    10:00am to 6:00pm

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Catawba River office - closed

Paddy's Creek office 

  • Daily:
    9:30am to 6:00pm
     

 

 

 

Dangerous Plants and Animals

This program will focus on identifying dangerous plants and animals present in Lake James State Park and what to do if one has an encounter while on the trail, lake, or parking lot. Spiders, snakes, poisonous plants, and more will be covered by Ranger Veasey. The program will start at the West Picnic Shelter at 10:00 AM.

Date of Event: 
Saturday, August 13, 2022 - 10:00am

Start Location: 
West Picnic Shelter at Paddys Creek Day Use Area