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Address: Lake Norman State Park, Charlotte, NC
Activities: Golfing, Fishing
Description: Man-made lake located outside of Charlotte that offers golfing, fishing...
Man-made lake located outside of Charlotte that offers golfing, fishing and boating.
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Beautiful place

A lovely relaxing place and very beautiful. Toilets but no where to buy food open. Probably too early in the season

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

A lovely relaxing place and very beautiful. Toilets but no where to buy food open. Probably too early in the season

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 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.

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Reading, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 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 company. At supper time took the boat to a local restaurant. A great day.

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Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

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 the season and therefore very quiet on the lake. It was not warm enough to... More 

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Zanesville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 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.

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gush etzion israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 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 visit.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 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 open, but was being spruced up for summer. Lovely, peaceful place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 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 be romantic.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 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.

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