Latta Plantation Nature Center and Preserve

Latta Plantation Nature Center and Preserve

Address:6211 Sample Road
Huntersville, NC 28078

Phone:704-875-2312
Fax:704-875-1724
Web: www.charmeck.org/Departments/Park+and+Rec/Home.atm
Size: 1,343 acres.
Location:Twelve miles north of Charlotte.
Facilities:Picnic areas, concessions, lake, beach area, boat dock, boat rentals, trails, visitor center, historic plantation, equestrian center, playground, sports area.
Activities:Canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, volleyball.
Special Features:The marquee historical attraction at the park is the 1800 Catawba River Plantation, the restored home of park namesake James Latta. The park also houses the Carolina Raptor Center, a facility for injured or orphaned birds of prey.

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The forests and fields of Latta Plantation Nature Center and Preserve's 1,290 acres are home to 97 species of birds, 17 of mammals, 14 of reptiles, and nine of amphibians, which includes the bald eagle, fox, mink, red-spotted newt, and wild turkey.
Located at 6211 Sample Road, the Latta Plantation Nature Center and Preserve can be found online at http://www.lattaplantation.org, or by calling 704/875-2312.