Hike the Lake Shore Trail at Lake Norman

Statesville, North Carolina

4.3/5
based on 3 reviews

Details

Distance

5 miles

Elevation Gain

75 ft

Route Type

Loop

Description

Added by The Outbound Collective

Hike alongside Hicks Creek and Lake Norman for a great escape from Charlotte.

From the Cove Picnic area in Lake Norman State Park, you immediately begin hiking along the lakeshore. If you don't want to take the full lake loop, use Short Turn Trail for a 2.5 mile hike.

This trail makes for a moderate hike or solid trail run route.

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Features

Hiking
Forest
Lake

Reviews

Beautiful hike, beautiful lake! The directions given are spot on! Quiet and peaceful midweek adventure!

It's a nice hike along the lakeshore. Pretty busy on weekends and holidays. Could see this being a great spot for a quick hike midweek.

I went and hiked this trail with my wife and the scenery is beautiful. If you're a nature lover, then you'll really enjoy this trail. No steep inclines or difficult terrain. Just a good trail to enjoy the outdoors.

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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