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Map of North Carolina – Lake James State Park


Contact the park
 

828-584-7728

lake.james@ncparks.gov
 

Addresses
 

Paddy's Creek access

7321 N.C. 126
Nebo, NC 28761

GPS: 35.7503, -81.8920

 

Catawba River access
and park office

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

  • Monday to Friday:
    8:00am to 4:30pm

 

Paddy's Creek office

  • Friday to Sunday:
    9:00am to 5:00pm
     

 

 

 

Ask a Ranger: SSSSSSnakes Alive!

 

Northern copperhead, Gorges State Park. By K. Bischof.

Northern copperhead, Agkistrodon contortix mokasen
Gorges State Park, K. Bischof

 

Black rat snake, Jordan Lake State Recreation Area. By K. Bischof.

Black rat snake, Pantherophis obsoletus
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area, K. Bischof

 

About the Ask a Ranger Podcast

Ranger Crystal and Ranger Jess host the North Carolina State Parks Ask a Ranger Podcast series. Their guest this episode is Ranger Kevin Bischof from Lake James State Park.

Email them at askaranger@ncparks.gov.

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