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​​​​​Ramsey Creek Park (Lake Norman)

 North Park Region

Ramsey Creek Park

18441 Nantz Road

Cornelius, NC 28078


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, View the operating schedule here.

Throughout the summer (Memorial Day- 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

Park and Recreation and CATS (Charlotte Area Transit System) will offer a FREE shuttle from the Cornelius Park and Ride lot, 20300 Sefton Park Road to Ramsey Creek Beach on holiday weekends (Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day). The shuttle will run from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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