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Lake Norman

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Address: Lake Norman State Park, Charlotte, NC 28078
Phone Number: 7043801213
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Man-made lake located outside of Charlotte that offers golfing, fishing and...

Man-made lake located outside of Charlotte that offers golfing, fishing and boating.

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A Casual way of Enjoying Nature

It is really worth visiting and well maintained & preserved excellent over the years. Let God Gift us many more like this and we should vouchsafe to preserve them all to their... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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DUBAI (United Arab Emirates)
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DUBAI (United Arab Emirates)
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is really worth visiting and well maintained & preserved excellent over the years. Let God Gift us many more like this and we should vouchsafe to preserve them all to their fullest beauty.

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Hired a fishing guide and spent the day on Lake Norman. It is a big lake but was unimpressive. For fishing, its ok - very little structure so its crank baits and spoons for the most part. Caught 10 bass, had fun, but its an odd place to fish. The views are nice. Odd how there will be a huge,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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202 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

What else is there to say? There is one restaurant still open on the water, and it has a very nice view. Now if you have a boat to launch, it looks like a great lake.

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Thank Skipper090
Waterbury, Connecticut
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Our family rented a pontoon boat and spent the day navigating the entire lake. We anchored for awhile so the family could go swimming. We also packed coolers for drinks and food. We had a wonderful time eating, swimming and cruising around Lake Norman... Highly Recommend!

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Novosibirsk, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Went there during our family visit to Charlotte, to spend another day with my daughters and grandson. A good walk - nice trails through the park along the shore, amidst the seemingly un-spoiled nature. There is even a small beach where you can sunbathe and have a swim if the day is hot. However, I didn't find the place particularly... More 

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Thank Lev M
Cove, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Overall this is a nice lake. There is a lot of privately owned homes near the lake. I expected it to see more pristine lake and water, not like-side homes and party boats. We found a pleasant park for the kids to play and hike, but it wasn't easy.

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Spring Valley
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Me and my husband went to this park to see if it would be a good park for a family outing. This park has a very nice beach, but no play ground for children. I would recommend to this park for a day at the beach.

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Lincolnton, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Lake Norman may be nice for people who live around it, but it's not worth a trip from anywhere. It's overbuilt with houses crowding the shoreline.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This lake is clean and lots of fun. It's a great place to take a boat or just swim around with friends. I've even seen quite a few people fishing.

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Thank Bealela D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

An incredible and stunning lake, perfect for a nice vacation with the family. The lake is beautiful and nothing but fun. Also in summer the lake feels like taking a bath, the water is super warm.

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