Lake Norman State Park - Moderate Hike

Plan to join us for a mid-morning hike at Lake Norman State Park.  We will be hiking the Lake Shore Trail (a 5.0 mile moderate hike).  Pack snacks and water for the trail and arrange carpooling where convenient (inicate your interest when you RSVP).  The hike will take approximately 2.5 hours and for those who are interested in grabbing lunch together after the hike, we can go somewhere nearby for a bite to eat (suggestions accepted as I'm not familiar with restaurants in this area).  Pets are welcome on the hike and must be on a leash no longer than six feet at all times per park rules.  If you have a problem finding the parking area, call me (day of hike only please,[masked]).  Use the Park Map and Directions below for reference.  See you there!

Park Map:  http://ncparks.gov/Visit/parks/lano/pics/parkmap.pdf

Directions: http://ncparks.gov/Visit/parks/lano/pics/maptowdir.pdf

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  • Randy

    I'd told a couple of you that I was coming. Sorry, last minute conflict. Away traveling the next five weeks. Fun! Hope to jump in on one in the future. Thanks Ami for all the good things you're doing.

    March 13, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Very well planned (thanks, Ami). Good communication and very open,welcoming members.

    March 13, 2011

  • Caren

    Thanks, Ami!

    March 13, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    It's too bad I had to finish up some studying this weekend. I hope we cn do this hike again sometime...

    March 13, 2011

  • Noella

    Thank you Ami for organizing this hike. It was a perfect day and I loved hiking the trails near the lake.

    March 13, 2011

  • Francine

    The LKN State Park is a great place to hike. What a perfect day it was! This was my 1st hike with this group and I enjoyed meeting everyone.

    March 13, 2011

  • Gordon W.

    Great hike and great people. Perfect way to spend a Saturday morning!

    March 13, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Agreed, Rob! Thanks so much Ami!

    March 12, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Excellently led by Ami. One of the most fun meetups I have ever attended. We were certain loud but just because we were having fun outdoors in the spring. Will definitely plan a return trip to mountain bike here.

    March 12, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Alone

    March 12, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Stacy, Vanessa & Sviatlana,
    I know it's very late, but I'm going up to LNSP, but will be going up along since I'm bringing my puppy (he's a little exuberant). Sorry for the late notice! Thanks!

    March 12, 2011

  • Sviatlana H.

    Hi to Stacy, Vanessa and Nelson. I am looking to carpool. I'll come up to Target at Stonecrestand at 830 and try to find you.

    March 11, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Phil and I are carpooling from the university area. If Chris and/or someone else is interested We could meet at IKEA. What time and where?

    March 11, 2011

  • Linda

    Does anyone want to carpool from Northlake Mall?

    March 11, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Where in So. Charlotte, Karen?

    March 11, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I can fit 1 more in my car and we are leaving from Cotswold Shopping Center.

    March 11, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is anyone attending from the South Park area carpooling?

    March 11, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm sorry y'all I'm going to have to back out. I still have 2 finals to study for and take by sunday.

    March 11, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I think it takes about an hour to drive to the park from here. We can meet at Harris Teeter at 8:30am. email me at [masked]

    March 10, 2011

  • Emily

    Marisa,
    I am flexible as far as a meetup location whatever is convenient for you. I am not sure how long it actually takes to drive to the park so let me know what time would be best to meet and where. We could meet at the Cotswold Shopping Center (Harris Teeter) if that works for you.

    March 10, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Joelle, would you like to meet in Cotswold and ride with us? I can fit one more in my car.

    March 10, 2011

  • Ami

    Looks like we're not only going to have a great turn out for the hike but a BEAUTIFUL day too! I see a lot of carpooling activity going on and we've put together some suggestions for those who may want to coordinate on the Message Board at http://www.meetup.com/Hiking-Ch...­. These are only suggested meeting sites so if you carpool from other locations, just make sure to advertise where, when and how to find you. Looking forward to seeing you all Saturday!

    March 10, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Emily,
    I can fit 4 in my car, so if you want to ride let me know what time you want to meet and where.

    March 10, 2011

  • Emily

    Kerstin and Marisa, I live in Eastover (right between Cotswold and Elizabeth) and am looking for a ride if you have room for one more.

    March 9, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I live in the Southpark area and would like to carpool.

    March 9, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Contact me at [masked] and we can set up the time and place!

    March 9, 2011

  • Kerstin

    that sounds good Marisa and Sanjib

    March 9, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Kerstin I would love to ride together. Sanjib do you also want to carpool since we are in the same area?

    March 9, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I just mapquested this. Est 1 hr from downtown and about 45 miles according to mapquest

    March 9, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I posted this on my facebook trying to get more people involved. If u wanna check it out. Go to facebook and type this in.
    Hiking Lake Norman State Park

    March 9, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I live in Concord.
    Phil and Ajay, have you planned to meet someone in IKEA?

    March 8, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have two in my car and and fit 2 more on an email first come and first serve basis. I live near Stonecrest but have to pick a friend up off exit 18 on 77 if that helps. Shoot me an email please.

    March 8, 2011

  • Francine

    Yes it does have an excellent biking trail. I would be interrested in a bike ride event there before the summer months.

    March 8, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Don't know Charlotte very well and would love to ride with someone but I don't know the areas you're meeting in. I live around where Beatties Ford and Oaklawn cross. Anyone near there that I could ride with? I'm willing to drive to another area, just need an address of the place

    March 6, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    where do u all want to meet. I am not far from there.

    March 6, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I also live in the Cotswold area. I can drive if need be.

    March 6, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Marissa, and Kerstin I could meet you two at Cotswold if need be.

    March 6, 2011

  • Kerstin

    Hi Marisa, I am near cotswold - do you want to ride together?

    March 6, 2011

  • Kerstin

    it is near uptown.

    March 6, 2011

  • Ajay

    For those coming from the University area, wondering if you are planning to meet at IKEA first before heading out. Let me know.

    March 6, 2011

  • Francine

    I'm leaving from the Mountain Island Lake area if anyone is interrested in car pooling either from there or from Northlake Mall

    March 6, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    where is that Kerstin

    March 5, 2011

  • Kerstin

    I live in the Elizabeth area near Mercy hospital and would like to carpool

    March 5, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Planning to drive up from University area...

    March 5, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    if you want to carpool with me send me an email to [masked] Need to leave Stonecrest by 830 heading up N to pick up my friend Jonathon and then heading up from there 5 bucks per person for gas.....May or may not stop afterwards as both Jonathon and I are trying to get back by 3 to get ready for church at 5

    March 5, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Went kayaking there last weekend. Beautiful place.

    March 2, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    every one in Ballyntyne area wanna meet Stonecrest aroun 830

    March 2, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    If I can sneak in someone's car, I would love to attend

    March 2, 2011

  • Sherry

    I live in the Ballantyne area and would be interested in carpooling.

    February 22, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I can fit four in my car comfortably,; we just need to figure out where to meet.

    February 21, 2011

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