Kevin Bischof

Kevin Bischof

Lake James State Park welcomed Ranger Kevin Bischof to the staff in early September, 2013. Kevin joined the North Carolina Division Parks and Recreation almost seven years ago as a journey ranger at Jordan Lake State Recreation Area. Prior to coming to Lake James, he also worked at Goose Creek and Gorges state parks. Kevin […]

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Darrin Oliver

Darrin Oliver

Visitors to Lake James State Park rightly assume that the facilities will be working properly when they get there. Nobody wants to deal with leaky faucets or broken light fixtures when they’re trying to enjoy the beauty of nature. The park has a dedicated maintenance staff that oversees the day-to-day functioning of the necessities most […]

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Russell Buff

Russell Buff

Anyone who has called the park office during the last three years knows the steady, radio-quality voice of Russell Buff – part-time office assistant extraordinaire. With the field and office staff burning the candle at both ends during the busy summer months, Russell brings order to the Paddy’s Creek Area office and gift shop. A […]

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Nature Notes

Nature Notes

Without the marvel of modern air conditioning or the uniquely human ability to sweat, the animals of the forest must adjust their periods of activity to avoid the heat of summer. That means early mornings and late evenings are best for wildlife viewing in the park now that we are living through the dog days […]

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10th Annual RiverFest
By September 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

10th Annual RiverFest

The 10th Annual RiverFest is just around the corner! Be sure to join us at Lake James State Park Paddy’s Creek Section for a fun day of activities including demonstration kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, and more. Complete Schedule for 10th Annual RiverFest

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Rangers On Patrol
By May 4, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Rangers On Patrol

During 2012, rangers at Lake James State Park issued 21 citations for 21 charges within the park boundary, including;

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