Lake James State Park  »  Hours of Operation

Mountain Bike Trails Are Open Today. The Tindo (beginner) and the West Wimba Loop (intermediate) are open today. The East Wimba Loop will remain closed due to muddy conditions on the detour road. Accordingly, riders should contact the park prior to arrival to confirm that the trails are open. ... details ±

Park Hours

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. - 7 p.m.
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