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Viewing the lake through the trees at Lake Norman State Park
Visitor Center Hours Today   

Today, 12/8/21 - the Visitor Center will open normal hours from 9am - 4:30pm, but will be closed between 12pm-1pm for lunch.

 Last updated on: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Itusi Bike Trails are OPEN.    

The mountain bike trails are OPEN.

 Last updated on: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Current status of park facilities   

The Visitor Center is open from 9:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Sunday, closing for lunch from 12pm-1pm

The swim beach is open. There are no lifeguards on duty, swim at your own risk. The bathhouse and concessions are currently closed.

Hiking trails, boat ramp, and restroom facilities are open. Bike trails are open, weather permitting. 

Family campsites and group campsites are open for reservations. Visit the reservations website or call 1-877-722-6762 to make a reservation. Reservations for available campsites may be made on the day of arrival up to 7:00 pm. Reservations for available cabins may be made on the day of arrival up to 5:00 pm.

Please note that this alert is updated only when something changes. Masks are required inside the Visitor Center.

 Last updated on: Tuesday, November 30, 2021


Map of North Carolina – Lake Norman State Park


Contact the park
 

704-528-6350

lake.norman@ncparks.gov
 

Address
 

Visitor center

759 State Park Road
Troutman, NC 28166

GPS: 35.6725, -80.9325
 

Hours
 

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  • 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
     

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  • Open daily:
    9:00am to 5:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

 

 

 

Lake Norman State Park

Lake Norman State Park, on the largest manmade lake in North Carolina, boasts one of the region’s more popular mountain biking network, offering 30.5 miles of single-track trail. Nearby are a 125-yard-long swim beach and bathhouse complex as well as a boat ramp and opportunities for fishing from spots along park trails. A family campground with 32-sites and a group campground are available during warm-weather months, and a community building with kitchen facilities, restrooms and fireplace can be rented for family and group events year-round. Free interpretive programs are complemented by educational exhibits throughout the visitor center and along the child-friendly Dragonfly Trail.
 


Reservations
 

Find and book a campsite or facility online

Or make your reservation at 1-877-722-6762
 


Notices and alerts
 

Now hiring

Lake Norman State Park is currently accepting applications for the following seasonal positions:

Campground hosts needed

Lake Norman State Park is looking for campground hosts for 2023 and beyond. Please contact Ranger Frances Bozak at 704-528-6350 ext. 205 or at frances.bozak@ncparks.gov for more information.

 


Current weather
 

28166 Troutman, NC

 


 

 

 

Upcoming Events:

Saturday, December 11, 2021 - 10:00am
Friday, December 31, 2021 - 10:00am
Saturday, January 1, 2022 - 10:30am