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Very nice campground

Stayed in the campground for one night. Small but very nice with a good forest cover. Good... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sarracenia
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Norman, Oklahoma
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Lake Norman

Lake Norman is a great place to visit . They have paddle boats you can rent for cheap and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
catnutzz
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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The largest man-made lake located outside of Charlotte that offers golfing, fishing and boating, with over 500 miles of shoreline and islands you can pull up to and picnic. Enjoy living here or vacationing here.
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Lake Norman State Park, Charlotte, NC 28031
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed in the campground for one night. Small but very nice with a good forest cover. Good showers and bathrooms. No electric sites. Discount for seniors. Sites are paved and very clean. Water is available. No trash cans at the sites, instead a centralized dumpster....More

Thank Sarracenia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Norman is a great place to visit . They have paddle boats you can rent for cheap and canoes.They have great hiking trails that you can take with the view of the lake. AWESOME PLACE TO VISIT!!

Thank catnutzz
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lake is beautiful but we had trouble finding a place or places to view it. Either Trip Advisor or the area needs to promote places to stop and see it. We would drive and found only two places to stop. Better signage or promotion...More

2  Thank Barb P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a hot summer day here and still had a great time hiking! We love checking out new hiking trails and parks in the area and it is fantastic to find such well-maintained free state parks to take our dog. It was a fun...More

Thank Kaitlin S
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Well I have only seen parts of Lake Norman State Park but if it is anything like Lake Norman, it must be magnificent. Lake Norman has these restaurants that you can drive up to with your boat. How cool is that? Also it has many...More

Thank dbbmyrs
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is a beautiful lake. Deep water. Great Boating! Many, many coves and other anchorage points. Fun!

Thank Jon M
Reviewed August 1, 2018

We had such an enjoyable experience at. Port City Club Restaurant. It's a relaxing atmosphere where boaters are able to dock and enjoy a meal, or sit in the sand created lounge area from r drinks. The menu offers sandwiches or meals, all reasonably priced....More

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Steve L, Owner at Lake Norman North Carolina, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

I am glad you enjoyed the lake and our wonderful area. If you have any questions just ask us... We can help you with anything you need.

Reviewed July 31, 2018

A really great peaceful lake located just outside of Charlotte. I was very surprised by the scenery and overall beauty of the Lake. It was my first time there. It was very safe and nice lifeguards on duty. The Lake was not dirty and was...More

Thank KL C
Steve L, Owner at Lake Norman North Carolina, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

I am glad you enjoyed the lake and our wonderful area. If you have any questions just ask us... We can help you with anything you need.

Reviewed July 22, 2018

I went there for a meeting. It was a gorgeous venue. The shelter we used was fully appointed - meaning it was enclosed, had tables, electricity and restrooms. It is a park and a lake. I did not go boating so I can't speak on...More

Thank dtm548
Steve L, Owner at Lake Norman North Carolina, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

I am glad you enjoyed the lake and our wonderful area. If you have any questions just ask us... We can help you with anything you need.

Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

When the family needs a lake day, our lake if choice is Lake Norman. It is the largest lake in the area. It is great fir swimming, tubing, knee or wake boarding, wake surfing, etc. The lake has several restaurants on the lake and has...More

1  Thank Michelle G
Steve L, Owner at Lake Norman North Carolina, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

I am glad you enjoyed the lake and our wonderful area. If you have any questions just ask us... We can help you with anything you need.

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jsm111446
August 30, 2018|
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Response from David V | Reviewed this property |
As with anywhere, the weather varies quite a bit. Yes restaurants and stores are open.
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Steve M
July 6, 2017|
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Response from LiliT0URS | Reviewed this property |
You can rent boats at Morning Star in Cornelius.
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