Lake Norman is the largest man-made lake in North Carolina! Created in 1963 by Duke Energy, Lake Norman is 34 miles long and 9 miles wide with 520 miles of shoreline. You'll find that the average depth is 33.5 feet with the deepest parts reaching over 110 feet. Four different counties separate the area: Iredell, Catawba, Mecklenburg and Lincoln Counties. Located on the banks of Lake Norman are the towns of Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Denver, Mooresville, Sherrills Ford, Terrell, and Troutman. These towns present a vast variety amenities for visitors and homeowners including upscale shopping, restaurants, NASCAR, fishing and other water activities. From Lake Norman, you may enjoy the ease of traveling anywhere in the state, being just north of Charlotte and located conveniently to the 7th busiest airport in the world. While you're here, the mountains and coast are a short drive away!
Lake Norman Recreation
Lake Norman offers a variety of activities for all ages. From water skiing and wakeboarding to fishing and sailing, it is one of the best watersport playgrounds in North Carolina. The best way to see the lake is by boat, which you can rent from multiple places across the area. You can also take a tour of the lake aboard the Catawba Queen! Lake Norman also provides a variety of parks, you can go camping at Lake Norman State Park, layout on the beach at Ramsey Creek Park, and walk on numerous trails at Jetton Park.