Lake James State Park, NC

Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Tue Aug 18 2015   Later Dates

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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6 Accessible
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Catawba River Area Walk In Campground Campsite Non-Electric 6 Accessible
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Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Paddys Creek Area Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter 100 Accessible
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Paddys Creek Area Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter 100 Accessible
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Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Description

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Booking Window
Fri Sep 19 2014 - Tue Aug 18 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 11 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Wed Jan 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Thu Dec 31 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Bath House
  • Dock, Boat
  • Drinking Water
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Group Grill
  • Hiking Trail
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Lantern Hanger
  • Parking
  • Picnic Table
  • Picnic Tables
  • Sinks In Restrooms
  • Trash
  • Warm Showers
  • Water Drinking
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Fees and Cancellation Policies

Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Jan 01 2014 -
Dec 31 2014
Picnic Shelter $95.00
Campsite Non-Electric $17.00
Peak Season
Jan 01 2015 -
Dec 31 2015
Picnic Shelter $95.00
Campsite Non-Electric $17.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
35.72871, -81.90112
35°43'43"N, 81°54'4"W

Lake James State Park is located in Burke and McDowell counties, five miles northeast of Marion on NC 126.

To get to the Paddy's Creek Area of Lake James State Park:
  • Traveling east on I-40: From I-40, take the Nebo/Lake James exit (exit 90) and head north. After a half mile, turn right onto Harmony Grove Road, and follow it for 2 miles to a stoplight. Proceed straight across the intersection and past Nebo Elementary School to a stop sign. Turn right onto NC 126, and follow the signs to the park entrance 4.8 miles on the right.
  • Traveling west on I-40: From I-40, take the Dysartsville/Lake James exit (exit 94) and head north for 0.5 mile to a stop sign. Turn left onto US 70 and follow it for 1.5 miles. Turn right onto Bridgewater Road and travel 1.2 miles. Turn left onto Benfield's Landing Road, and follow it for 2 miles to a stop sign. Turn right onto NC 126, and follow the signs to the park entrance 0.7 miles on the right.
To get to the Catawba River Area of Lake James State Park:
  • Traveling east on I-40: From I-40, take the Nebo/Lake James exit (exit 90) and head north. After a half mile, turn right onto Harmony Grove Road, and follow it for 2 miles to a stoplight. Proceed straight across the intersection and past Nebo Elementary School to a stop sign. Turn right onto NC 126, and follow the signs to the park entrance 2.3 miles on the left.
  • Traveling west on I-40: From I-40, take the Dysartsville/Lake James exit (exit 94) and head north for 0.5 miles to a stop sign. Turn left onto US 70 and follow it for 1.5 miles. Turn right onto Bridgewater Road and travel 1.2 miles. Turn left onto Benfield's Landing Road, and follow it for 2 miles to a stop sign. Turn left onto NC 126, and follow the signs to the park entrance 1.7 miles on the right.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Lake James State Park
2785 highway 126 PO Box 340
Nebo  NC  28761

Phone Number:

Information:  (828)584-7728
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