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 Posted on: Thursday, June 21, 2018
Events and Programs

Lake Norman 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.

 

Join us at the Lake Norman State Park Visitor center to Learn about natures slithering friend, the Snake! Sit in on a short presentation to learn why snakes are so important in our ecosystems, and what makes our scaly friends so fascinating. For more information, please call 704-528-6350.

Date of Event:
Sat, 06/23/2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Join a ranger at the Swim Beach (1412 State Park Road, Statesville, NC) to talk about skins and skulls of different animals. You will be allowed to inspect and investigate each item. For more information, please call 704-528-6350.

Date of Event:
Sat, 06/23/2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Start Location:
Swim Beach

Meet the ranger at the flag pole in front of the Visitor Center. We will run along the Hawk Loop and discuss how you can protect our natural resources as you run trails. The run will be approximately 3 miles long, wear appropriate shoes, and bring water. For more information, please call 704-528-6350.

Date of Event:
Sat, 06/30/2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Beat the heat and come out early to join a Ranger for an enjoyable hike along the Alder Trail. The hike will start at the Visitor Center at 8:30 PM. The Alder Trail is about .8 miles in length and is home to many different species of flora and fauna. The hike is open to all ages. For more information, please call 704-528-6350.

Date of Event:
Sun, 07/01/2018 - 8:30am to 9:30am
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Join a ranger at the Swim Beach to talk about skins and skulls of different animals. You will be allowed to inspect and investigate each item. For more information, please call 704-528-6350.

Date of Event:
Wed, 07/04/2018 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Start Location:
Swim Beach
Contact:

Lake Norman State Park

759 State Park Road
TroutmanNC 28166
Phone704-528-6350
lake.norman@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 35.672548
Longitude: -80.932500

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November- February 7am - 6pm
March, April, September and October: 7am - 8pm
May, June, July and August: 7am - 9pm

Family Campground and Boat Launch are open 24 hours through the St. Johns Road entrance.

Park Office
Everyday: 8am - 5pm