Lake James State Park



  • 6883 NC HWY 126

    Morganton,   NC   28655

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    110 East Meeting St.

    Morganton,   NC   28655


Beautiful 6,510-acre lake straddling Burke and McDowell counties. Home of the Whipporwill Music Festival and other exciting annual events.
Boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, name it. Lake James has it all.

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6883 NC HWY 126
Morganton NC 28655


Latitude: 35° 45' 57.24" / Longitude: -81° 54' 31.6794"

Special Directions:

From I-40, take the Nebo/Lake James exit #90, head north, cross U.S. 70 and follow the signs to the park.
From Morganton, NC you can follow HWY 70 or take HWY 126.

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