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Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve

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Great place to put in your Kayak, Canoe, or Paddleboard

We use the lake access for kayaking and it's easy to access and put-in for everyone. It's in a nice... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michelle B
Denver, North Carolina
Peaceful kayaking on Mountain Island Lake

Put in at the Kayak Only ramp last Saturday at 0900. The lot was almost completely full but there... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael B
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6211 Sample Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078-6900
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We use the lake access for kayaking and it's easy to access and put-in for everyone. It's in a nice cove and the other areas are fun for stopping on the way in or out.

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Put in at the Kayak Only ramp last Saturday at 0900. The lot was almost completely full but there were a few spaces. I don't know if they allow parking along the road. The kayak only ramp is in a seculed cove of the lake,...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The Latta plantation nature center is a great place for a family adventure! No admission fee and lots to do. Various trails are offered and are well marked. Horseback trails are also available. The center includes small animals on display. Souvenirs are reasonably priced and...More

Thank widaydreamer
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Nice little spot with a lot of local history. It speaks to how our ancestors lived and farmed. It only takes an hour or so for the tour.

Thank CharlottehotelGM
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We visited just the Plantation. The setting is very simple and rustic. There is a small museum and gift shop, the main plantation house, some out buildings and a few animals. Nothing fancy. We had an hour before our tour of the plantation house and...More

1  Thank MrGaucho1987
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We arrived a 10.15am and the gates were still closed (they should open at 10am). Unfortunately for us a large group of schoolchildren was also waiting to get in and when the gates were eventually opened these kids stormed the office/store so it was very...More

Thank Monique E
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Before going to Latta Plantation the is a possibility for some walking trails about half a mile before the Plantation site. Several trails are discribed at the start. Maybe better if the distance was mentioned.

Thank Hans V
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place for a nice hike. There are bathrooms and water fountains before the trail heads. Great easy trails for the dog and I.

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views of mountain island lake...nice quick walkabout to see the geese....best time to go early spring

Thank isletime
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We loved the Latta Plantation Preserve. There are several different trails to choose from and the trails were nice and wide for the most part and easy to get around. We will definitely go back. The only thing we missed were some benches at some...More

1  Thank britbop
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