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Lake Norman

Lake Norman State Park, Charlotte, NC 28078
+1 704-380-1213
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nice area

Very nice area to take a quiet walk with a loved one. We go to lake Norman park everytime we are in... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2015
Sandy M
Charlotte, North Carolina
Rent a pontoon for a day and enjoy the lake

If you can get out on Lake Norman during the week days you will find calm water and open coves to... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2015
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Man-made lake located outside of Charlotte that offers golfing, fishing and boating.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“man made lake” (10 reviews)
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Lake Norman State Park, Charlotte, NC 28078
+1 704-380-1213
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

Very nice area to take a quiet walk with a loved one. We go to lake Norman park everytime we are in town.

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 19 May 2015

If you can get out on Lake Norman during the week days you will find calm water and open coves to yourself. Rent a pontoon, go anchor, and soak up sun and read a good book in a beautiful relaxing setting.

3  Thank couple200
Reviewed 13 May 2015

Visited with friends on Lake Norman. What a great lake experience. Took a boat ride around parts of lake which measures 28 miles. A beautiful place. The homes on the lake are impressive. The lake is a man-made lake and owned by the local utility...More

2  Thank JEM02882
Reviewed 7 April 2015

We often stay with friends in Cornelius at Jetton, we often go for walks and runs, it is a safe place, and you can see turtles if you are lucky. On our visit this time our friends rented a pontoon boat, it was early in...More

Thank HampshireJan
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Me and my husband took long ones alone everyday and small walks every morning with the grandbabies. We will continue to make this a stop every time we come down. Its like the Sleep Inn Northlake. Love it.

Thank missyd0604
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Lake Norman is a beauty. Tucked away beyond the city, it's an oasis of peace and quiet. Take a sandwich, watch the ducks, walk around the paths. Runners may feel limited in the length of open paths to run on, but still well worth the...More

1  Thank rjaffelieb
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Enjoyed our visit to Lake Norman State Park (aka Duke Power State Park) on a warm, quiet weekday. Chatted with the fisherman about the lake and its history; walked along the Lakeshore Trail and drove through other parts of the park. The beach was not...More

3  Thank dkm57
Reviewed 18 March 2015

I like going here because it's has a great overlook. Slso, there's McDowell Park near there and you can row boat, paddle boat or just enjoy the view of the water, cookout in thepark, nice photographic areas, beautiful trees. So much to enjoy, relax or...More

3  Thank Neesegal
Reviewed 17 March 2015

I love this area. There are quality resturants nearby including Matt's Chicago Dogs which is my favorite when it comes to Hot dogs plus The lake is beautiful and the nearby park (Jetton Park) is magnificient.

3  Thank The traveler P
Reviewed 15 March 2015

This lake is so large there is almost always something going on somewhere on the lake. The fishing is good, and there are quiet areas for those learning to paddle board or kayak to enjoy and not feel like they are in the way of...More

2  Thank jeepplover2000
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Steve M
6 July 2017|
Response from LiliT0URS | Reviewed this property |
You can rent boats at Morning Star in Cornelius.
14 March 2017|
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Response from Janice B | Reviewed this property |
Try Airbnb or VRBO if you are looking to rent a house. If you specifically want something right on the water make sure and specify that in your search. Good luck, and enjoy! It's a beautiful place!
23 August 2016|
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Response from Mengerrie | Reviewed this property |
There are no trains or other public transportation from Charlotte to the Lake. It's about 20 miles. You would need to rent a car for flexibility.