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Paddle with a Ranger

Viewing the lake through the trees at Lake Norman State Park
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Contact the park



Visitor center

759 State Park Road
Troutman, NC 28166

GPS: 35.6725, -80.9325



  • November to February:
    7:00am to 6:00pm
  • March to April:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
  • May to August:
    7:00am to 9:00pm
  • September to October:
    7:00am to 8:00pm
  • 24-hour access to campground and boat launch is available through the entrance on St. Johns Road.
  • Closed Christmas Day


  • Open daily:
    9:00am to 12:00pm
    1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day




Paddle with a Ranger

Join a Ranger for a paddle on our 33 acre Park Lake! Come out and enjoy a calm canoe/kayak trip where we will discuss the history of Lake Norman State Park while exploring the various plant and animal species that call park lake home. The paddle will begin at 1:00 PM behind the Visitors Center. Boats and equipment can be provided if needed. Limit of 10 people. All CDC and NC COVID-19 restrictions must be followed.  You must register for this program, please call 704-528-6350.

Date of Event: 
Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Start Location: 
Visitor Center