Lake James State Park »  Hours of Operation
The mountain bike trails are open today. Riders, please adhere to all directional arrows when on bike trails. We highly recommend that hikers and trail runners go in the opposite direction of the bikes.
Updated: 2015-04-22 08:00:13
SWIM BEACH IS CLOSED UNTIL MAY 1.
April gate hours: 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.
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Please note that the park closes at 8 p.m. (March - May). It is unlawful to be in the park after hours.
The Catawba River Area Campground is open and campground gates close at 9 p.m.
Swim beach and Canoe and Kayak rentals remain closed.
Updated: 2015-04-22 07:58:17
Day-use areas at Paddy's Creek and Catawba River:
November - February 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
March, April, May, September & October 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
June, July & August 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Catawba River Area Campground and Boat Ramps:
December, January, & February, 7 a.m. - 6p.m.(Campground and Hidden Cove Access closed)
March, April, & October 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
May - September, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
November 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
All areas closed Christmas Day
Swim Area Hours
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
May 1 through September 30