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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.

 

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.

Date of Event:
Fri, 04/20/2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Start Location:
Swim Beach Parking Lot, 1412 State Park Road, Statesville

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.

Date of Event:
Sun, 04/22/2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

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.

Date of Event:
Sat, 04/28/2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Start Location:
Visitor Center

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.

Date of Event:
Sat, 04/28/2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

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.

Date of Event:
Sat, 05/05/2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Start Location:
Visitor Center
Contact:

Lake Norman State Park

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

Park Hours:

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