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​​​​​Ramsey Creek Park (Lake Norman)

 North Park Region

Ramsey Creek Park

18441 Nantz Road

Cornelius, NC 28078

 Ramsey Creek  dog park will be closed July 10-12, 2018 for maintenance. Please enjoy one of our other dog parks during this time.

Boat Ramps

Weekends & Holidays: March 1-October 31
$5 per vehicle-County resident;  $8 per vehicle non-County resident


Ramsey Creek Beach

The Ramsey Creek Beach will open Memorial Day weekend- Labor Day Weekend, with a modified schedule. Please see above link " Beach Operating Schedule" for day to day beach hours (Closed during CMS School schedule).  Individuals and families planning a trip to the beach will be able to visit daily between 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.  Lifeguards will be on duty during beach hours.

Throughout the summer (May 26, 2018- Labor Day), a park entrance fee will be collected. Those visiting the park with dogs are excluded from the entrance fee. Rates are as follows:

Vehicles Monday - Thursday

  • County resident $5 per vehicle
  • Non-County resident $10 per vehicle


Vehicles Friday - Sunday and County observed holidays

  • County resident $10 per vehicle
  • Non-County resident $15 per vehicle



  • Individuals 14 years and older $5 each
  • Children 6-13 years old $3 each
  • Children under 6 years old FREE


Season Passes

  • Season park pass County resident $52
  • Season park pass non-County resident $77


Beach Shuttle

Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation and CATS will be making adjustments to the shuttle that runs from the Cornelius Park and Ride lot, 20300 Sefton Park Road, to Ramsey Creek Beach.

Following the weekend of July 22, the shuttle will not operate again until Labor Day weekend (Sept. 1-3).

Residents wishing to visit the beach after the 22nd are encouraged to park at the beach. You can view a map of the area, including parking locations here.

Beach courtesies and rules

Site map


  • 43.7 acres waterfront park
  • Beach area
  • Boat launching area
  • Docks
  • Dog Park
  • Fishing pier
  • 3 picnic shelters
  • 1 horseshoe pit
  • Volleyball court
  • 1.5 miles of walking/nature trails
  • 1 playground


Office Location:

North Park Region Office
6301 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m


North Park Region