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Mountain Bike Trails are CLOSED today   

The mountain bike trails are CLOSED today. The direction of the mountain bike trails has changed as of January 1. 

If the date stamp on this alert is more than one day old, please feel free to call the park office at 828-652-5047 or 828-584-7728 for the most up-to-date information. 
 

 Last updated on: Sunday, January 20, 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: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Events and Programs

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.

 

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