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 Last updated on: Thursday, June 13, 2019

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 a Ranger for a nice run along the 3-mile Hawk Loop. Come see the natural beauty of the park while learning how you can conserve the natural resources during runs and hikes. Participants are encouraged to bring their own water and wear active clothing. We will meet at the Visitor Center. For more information please call 704-528-6350.

Date of Event:
Sat, 06/22/2019 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Join us at Lake Norman State Park to learn about the exciting career of being a North Carolina State Park Ranger! The presentation will be held outside the park visitor center, so dress accordingly. For more information please call 704-5286350.

Date of Event:
Sat, 06/22/2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center Parking Lot

In celebration of the Year of the Snake for NC State Parks, join a park ranger in a discussion about snakes and meet a real snake. Please meet in the auditorium of the Visitor Center. For more information please call 704-528-6350.

Date of Event:
Sat, 06/29/2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Star light, star bright, join us to look at some stars tonight!!! Join the ranger staff and volunteers to look at the stars and celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the MOON LANDING! We will be playing moon games and looking at the moon and stars through telescopes. Rain date is July 6th. For more information, please call 704-528-6350.

Date of Event:
Fri, 07/05/2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Start Location:
Swim Beach Parking Lot, 1412 State Park Road, Statesville, NC

Star light, star bright, join us to look at some stars tonight!!! Join the ranger staff and volunteers while we look at the stars through telescopes! Rain date is September 7th. For more information, please call 704-528-6350. 

Date of Event:
Fri, 09/06/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Start Location:
Swim Beach Parking Lot, 1412 State Park Road, Statesville, NC

759 State Park Road
Troutman, NC 28166

704-528-6350
lake.norman@ncparks.gov

 

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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