Lake Norman was created by the damming the Catawba River in 1963, creating the largest human-made body of fresh water in North Carolina. The resort nestles along the western shores of the lake and is less than an hour’s drive from Charlotte.
Love water? You're in the right place! Enjoy the many water sports available at Lake Normal State Park by taking out a rowboat or canoe, or going fishing, swimming and water skiing.
Back on dry land, head to the hills on a mountain bike and follow the 30 miles of single track trail. Alternatively, visit Rock Spring Nature Preserve where kids will love the extensive playground area. It's also possible to run (or simply stroll) along the one-mile trail between the oak and the pines forest or just take a picnic and enjoy the serenity.
If brushing up on history is more your thing, visit the Murray’s Mill Historic District and Museum, or for vintage cars, make your way to the Memory Lane Museum with its huge collection of old cars and memorabilia.
With so many fun attractions, Lake Norman is a great place to visit all year round.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Lake Norman of Catawba. The warmest months in Lake Norman of Catawba are June and May, when temperatures reach 94 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 9 ˚F. The wettest month in Lake Norman of Catawba is April with 5.15 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.53 inches of rain.