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Great biking

We love mountain biking at this park - excellent well kept up trails! The visitor center is really... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cecily K
Nice lake and hiking trails

We stopped here to hike on our way to Winston Salem from Charlotte. Trail was well maintained with... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Saint Louis, Missouri
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159 Inland Sea Dr, Troutman, NC 28166-7631
+1 704-528-6350
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

FYI do not camp at lake Norman state park!!!! First they doubled booked one of our sites..... the bathrooms are covered in large spiders and not that clean..... also while on the water today they completely moved all of the personal items from one site...More

Thank Lucie N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love mountain biking at this park - excellent well kept up trails! The visitor center is really nice too.What a gem!

Thank Cecily K
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We stopped here to hike on our way to Winston Salem from Charlotte. Trail was well maintained with intermittent views of the lake while hiking. Well done visitors center. Very hot, but that is expected in August. Glad we visited here

Thank rageisman
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This is a beautiful park, all kinds of trails, pedal boats, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, swimming, all kinds of trails for walking and biking, grills, picnic tables,

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Really a great location for hiking. The staff were very friendly and accommodating and the park is really gorgeous.

Thank jamesbQ6443AE
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Visited the park on a hot August day. It was a huge, well kept park with several buildings where you could find assistance from helpful staff. They provided us a a free map and there was no park fee. We did a 8 mile lakeside...More

Thank Amber G
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We visited the other day for a hike and were so pleasantly surprised with how developed the state park has become. The visitors center is beautiful and inviting. They have kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and pedal boats available for $5.00 per hour. The lake is...More

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

There is no better word that...BEAUTIFUL ! Tent camping was great. Sites are spaced just far enough where a persons still feels secluded. The restrooms were actually clean and had...wait for it...HOT water for the showers. The trails were fun. Rented a canoe for an...More

Thank Norman M
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

What a great State Park so close to home (Davidson). Had a blast camping in the very nice and well maintained camping loop and very much enjoyed hiking. The Lake Shore Trail is a beautiful trail you can access almost right from your tent site....More

Thank ctraveler04
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We visited this park to take advantage of the walking trails. The long one is 5 miles, and the shorter one is 2.5 miles. Both trails are well maintained and signposted, and the lake is in view most of the time. There are clean restrooms...More

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Bruce E
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Response from Off-2-seeTheWizard | Reviewed this property |
Fishing piers are located behind the visitor center.