Nearly endless amenities for a lifetime of fun
Whether you enjoy fine dining and shopping, experiencing culture and arts, or adventuring in the great outdoors—there is a little something for everyone in Iredell County.
Professional teams you can cheer for nearby include:
- NFL Carolina Panthers
- NBA Charlotte Hornets
- AHL Charlotte Hurricanes
- NHL Carolina Hurricanes
- AAA Charlotte Knights
- Plus several minor league teams in the region
Collegiate sports fans can root for:
- UNC Charlotte 49ers
- Davidson Wildcats
- Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Racing fans flock to the region as Mooresville, known as RaceCity USA, is the heart of NASCAR and home to several race teams and motorsports suppliers, including JR Motorsports, Dale Earnhardt, Inc., Kyle Busch Motorsports, Rusty Wallace Inc. Racing, Penske Racing, Kasey Kahne Racing, and Richard Petty Motorsports. Spend the day at the Charlotte Motor Speedway for the ultimate fan experience.
The Place for Outdoor Enthusiasts
The rolling, wooded landscape of our region makes it easy to relax outdoors and enjoy natural beauty. The county has over 600 acres of parks, providing walking trails, playgrounds, public tennis and horseshoe courts, and softball fields, as well as a new soccer complex with outdoor lighting. Lake Norman offers myriad boating and fishing activities on its 32,000 acres in addition to miles of hiking along its shoreline.
Lake Norman State Park, on the largest manmade lake in North Carolina, boasts one of the region’s more popular mountain biking network, offer 30.5 miles of single-track trail. Within the State park there is a swim beach, group campground, boat ramp, and opportunities for fishing.
Parks & Recreational Departments
Our county and municipalities parks & recreational departments offer our residents premier facilities and activities to enhance the quality of life.
- Iredell County Parks & Recreational Department
- City of Statesville Parks & Recreational Department
- Town of Mooresville Parks & Recreational Department
- Town of Troutman Parks & Recreational Department