Lake James

State Park - North Carolina

Lake James State Park is located in Burke and McDowell Counties, North Carolina. It covers 3,743 acres (15.15 km2) and borders 6,510-acre (26 km2) of Lake James. Along with boating, swimming and fishing in the beautiful, clear waters of the 6,812-acre lake, there are 25 miles of trails, 15 of which are open to mountain biking. Trails vary from the short, educational Holly Discovery Trail with child-friendly activities, to the more adventurous, historic section of the Overmountain Victory Trail. There are three campgrounds. The Catawba River Area has 20 walk-in campsites, many of which offer lake views. The Paddy’s Creek Area has 33 drive-to, family-friendly campsites. The remote boat-in campground on the Long Arm Peninsula offers a true outdoor adventure for those willing to paddle or steer their canoes, kayaks or powerboats to their own slice of heaven. Boat ramps at Hidden Cove and Canal Bridge on NC 126 are located between the park’s two day-use areas. And, canoe, kayak and paddleboard rentals are available at the Paddy’s Creek Area concession stand from May through September.

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Visitor Map of Paddy's Creek and Long Arm Peninsula Areas of Lake James State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.Lake James - Paddy's Creek and Long Arm Peninsula Areas

Visitor Map of Paddy's Creek and Long Arm Peninsula Areas of Lake James State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of the Grandfather Ranger District (RD) of Pisgah National Forest (NF) in North Carolina. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Pisgah MVUM - Grandfather RD 2015

Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) of the Grandfather Ranger District (RD) of Pisgah National Forest (NF) in North Carolina. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Visitor Map of Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests (NF) in North Carolina. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Pisgah and Nantahala - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests (NF) in North Carolina. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Official Visitor Map of Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail (NHT) in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).Overmountain Victory - Visitor Map

Official Visitor Map of Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail (NHT) in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Official visitor map of Blue Ridge Parkway (PKWY) in North Carolina and Virginia. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).Blue Ridge - Visitor Map

Official visitor map of Blue Ridge Parkway (PKWY) in North Carolina and Virginia. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

brochures

Fact Sheet for Lake James State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.Lake James - Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet for Lake James State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

Bike Trails Map of Lake James State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.Lake James - Bike Trails

Bike Trails Map of Lake James State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

Map of Catawba River Campground at Lake James State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.Lake James - Catawba River Campground

Map of Catawba River Campground at Lake James State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

Map of Paddy's Creek Campground at Lake James State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.Lake James - Paddy's Creek Campground

Map of Paddy's Creek Campground at Lake James State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

Map of Long Arm Campground at Lake James State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.Lake James - Long Arm Campground

Map of Long Arm Campground at Lake James State Park (SP) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

Lake James SP https://www.ncparks.gov/lake-james-state-park/home https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_James_State_Park Lake James State Park is located in Burke and McDowell Counties, North Carolina. It covers 3,743 acres (15.15 km2) and borders 6,510-acre (26 km2) of Lake James. Along with boating, swimming and fishing in the beautiful, clear waters of the 6,812-acre lake, there are 25 miles of trails, 15 of which are open to mountain biking. Trails vary from the short, educational Holly Discovery Trail with child-friendly activities, to the more adventurous, historic section of the Overmountain Victory Trail. There are three campgrounds. The Catawba River Area has 20 walk-in campsites, many of which offer lake views. The Paddy’s Creek Area has 33 drive-to, family-friendly campsites. The remote boat-in campground on the Long Arm Peninsula offers a true outdoor adventure for those willing to paddle or steer their canoes, kayaks or powerboats to their own slice of heaven. Boat ramps at Hidden Cove and Canal Bridge on NC 126 are located between the park’s two day-use areas. And, canoe, kayak and paddleboard rentals are available at the Paddy’s Creek Area concession stand from May through September.

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