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​​​​Ramsey Creek Park (Lake Norman)

  Ramsey Creek Park

 Ramsey Creek Park

18441 Nantz Road
Cornelius, NC 28078
North Park Region


Boat Ramps

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


Ramsey BeachRamsey 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

CATS will operate a free shuttle from the Cornelius Park and Ride lot, 20300 Sefton Park Road, to Ramsey Creek Beach on weekends and holidays. The shuttle will run from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Beach goers who use the shuttle will have free access to the beach. 

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