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The Itusi trail is open   

The Itusi trail is open!

 Last updated on: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Star Party Postponed to Friday to 4/26/...   

Due to inclement weather and cloudy skies the Star Party will be postponed until Friday April 26.. 

 Last updated on: Saturday, April 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 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, 04/20/2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

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.  For more information, please call 704-528-6350.

Date of Event:
Fri, 04/26/2019 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Start Location:
Swim Beach Parking Lot, 1412 State Park Road, Statesville, NC

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, 04/27/2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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
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759 State Park Road
Troutman, NC 28166

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

 

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GPS: 35.672548, -80.9325

 

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