Lake Norman

Lake Norman is the largest man-made lake in the Carolinas

Lake Norman was created in 1963 by Duke Energy, physician and is located just north of Charlotte, cure  NC. It has 540 miles of shoreline, and 32,500 acres of water surface. Average depths run between 30 and 40 feet, and the deepest area is over 100 ft. deep. Lake Norman is 36 miles long, and 9 miles wide.

The lake is surrounded by 4 counties: Mecklenburg, Lincoln,  Iredell, and Catawba, and is a very popular location for boating, both power and sailing, ?shing, and leisure.

There are also many hiking and biking trails along the rolling hills and peninsulas which create a diversity of outdoor activity. The cities around the lake include Cornelius, Davidson, Mooresville, Huntersville, and Denver.