Activities and Events

There is a lot to do at Norris Dam State Park! Whether it is hiking a trial, fishing, or going to Pickin’ in the Park, there is something for everyone.

Please let us know if you enjoy doing something else that isn’t on our list!!

  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Playing Tennis
  • Wildlife Watching
  • Attending an Interpretive Program with a Ranger
  • Clogging at Pickin’ in the Park
  • Walking Across Norris Dam
  • Swimming in the pool
  • Fishing
  • Spending the Day on Norris Lake
  • Spending a Weekend in a Historic Rustic Cabin
  • Watching a Bald Eagle Fly Over Norris Lake on a Fall Color Boat Trip
  • Exploring CCC Camp 494
  • Exploring the Lenoir Museum
  • Exploring the Rice Gristmill
  • Exploring the Crosby Threshing Barn (there’s a lot of exploring to do at the park!!)
  • Going to Jr. Ranger Camp
  • Playing on One of Five Playgrounds
  • Spending a Week in a Deluxe Cabin
  • Playing Horseshoes
  • Playing Basketball
  • Telling Santa Your Christmas Wish at Holiday Homecoming
  • Horseback Back Riding on the Trails
  • Mountain Biking on the Trails\
  • Listening to Ghost Stories and Eating Marshmallows around a Campfire
  • Making Memories