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.


Sports Fans Love it Here

Iredell County is home to some impressive sports franchises, so you can enjoy spectator opportunities aplenty.

Professional teams you can cheer for nearby include:

Collegiate sports fans can root for:

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, and Kasey Kahne Racing. 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.