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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

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Each of North Carolina’s state parks has special events during the year and news about facilities, trails, staff and park supporters. And, visitors are frequently finding new ways to explore a park’s unique cultural and natural resources. Check these pages to keep abreast of the news at your favorite parks.

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