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Featured park for December 2018

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Featured park for December 2018


Lake Norman State Park is our featured park for December!

Plan your visit:


Did you know...

  • Lake Norman is the largest man-made lake within the state of North Carolina.
  • Many people believe there is a Loch Ness monster-like creature named Normie lurking in the lake.
  • From 1959 to 1964, the company now known as Duke Energy built the Cowans Ford Dam across the Catawba River to generate hydroelectric power. This impoundment resoluted in the creation of Lake Norman.


Click the fact sheet below to learn more fun facts about this park.

Lake Norman State Park featured park fact sheet



Viewing the lake through the trees at Lake Norman State Park

759 State Park Road
Troutman, NC 28166



Map of North Carolina

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