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Lake Norman State Park

159 Inland Sea Dr, Troutman, NC 28166-7631
+1 704-528-6350
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Great state park for hiking

Visited the park on a hot August day. It was a huge, well kept park with several buildings where... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amber G
via mobile
Hidden Gem for Outdoor Adventurers near Lake Norman

We visited the other day for a hike and were so pleasantly surprised with how developed the state... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mary D
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Etna, Ohio
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159 Inland Sea Dr, Troutman, NC 28166-7631
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+1 704-528-6350
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"short hike"
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"shore"
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"woods"
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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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
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Reviewed 28 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

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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

Thank Gmittens
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We just came for a short hike and we were not disappointed. The largest trail is closed but we took a shorter trail and really enjoyed the views of the lake, the beautiful nature and interactive information. The visitor center is nice and modern with...More

Thank IMHO2
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Went hiking at the state park while visiting North Carolina and there is a lot to offer here (Ie Hiking, Biking, Camping, Fishing, Kayaking, etc). There were several hiking trails and the trails were marked well and offer views of the lake. Stopped at their...More

Thank Off-2-seeTheWizard
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent park to Hike, Run, Camp and swim! Awesome trails with beautiful scenery. My daughter and her husband run there every time they visit!

Thank Debbie M
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We have gone here multiple times to enjoy the many trails and cheap canoes and kayaks. We also have fun and it a dog friendly place. Always a good place to spend a Saturday or Sunday. This place is well taken care of and is...More

1  Thank Jimmy H
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This park has something for everyone. We personally like the lake shore trail which is either 3.1 miles or 6 miles with some ups and downs. Good vistas of the lake. Their are also done Mountain bike trails at the Beginning of the park. They...More

Thank bsorge
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Bruce E
17 June 2018|
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Response from Off-2-seeTheWizard | Reviewed this property |
Fishing piers are located behind the visitor center.
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