Events and Programs
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.
On Saturday, March 2, the Paddy's Creek Access will be closed to accomodate the Good Fire in the Mountains program and a prescribed burn. The Catawba River Access will remain open. We apologive for the inconvenience.
Those who would like to participate in the program may contact Christina Newhouse at 828-361-2266 or email@example.com by February 27.Last updated on: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Lake James State Park offers a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. Typically led by park rangers, these interpretive programs allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful.
Most of the events are free, though some require pre-registration. All give park visitors deeper insight into the natural world. Call the park office for more information.
Lake James State Park
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
10am - 6pm
May 1 through September 30