Star light, star bright, join us to look at some stars tonight!!! Join the ranger staff and volunteers for our Star Party! We will be playing star games and looking at the stars through telescopes. Rain date is April 21. For more information, please call 704-528-6350.
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.
Earth Day is the celebration of the natural world around us. Come talk with a ranger about the importance of preserving our natural world and plant a native flower seed to keep as a reminder. Meet at the visitor center. For more information, please call 704-528-6350.
Join a ranger for an easy nature hike and discover some plants and animals that live in Lake Norman State Park. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring water. For more information, please call 704-528-6350.
Always wanted to learn how to canoe? Now is your chance—come join a ranger to learn the basics of canoeing. This will be a family friendly program and will allow participates to a chance learn the basics of canoeing, the chance to get out on Park Lake, and a chance to see different animals whom call Park Lake their home. Participates should meet at the Visitor Center. Registration is required due to limited canoe space. Program is weather permitting. To register or for more information, please call 704-528-6350.
Join a ranger to talk about skins and skulls of different animals. You will be allowed to inspect and investigate each item. Meet at the visitor center. For more information, please call 704-528-6350.
Lake Norman State Park
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.
Everyday: 8am - 5pm