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4117 N.C. 242 N.
Elizabethtown, NC 28337

910-588-4550
jones.lake@ncparks.gov

 

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GPS: 34.682743, -78.595420

 

November - February: 8am - 6pm
March - May and September and October: 8am - 8pm
June - August: 8am - 9pm.
Closed Christmas Day

Park gate is closed and locked at park closing time.

Visitor Center
8am - 5pm weekdays
Closed state holidays

Additional information

There are no entrance fees to enjoy the park. In addition to park-specific rules, please read the systemwide Park Rules for all North Carolina State Parks.

Boating

Boating is allowed with motorized boats with engines 10 horsepower or less.

Fishing

Pier fishing is allowed only from the lake trail access points.

Boat Rental

Canoes and pedal boats can be rented at the beach area Memorial Day through Labor Day. Canoes accommodate 2 people. Pedal boats accommodate 4 people.  Fees are $7 per hour.

Permits

Event permits. Some events—such as weddings, athletic contests, company parties, etc.—may require a Special Activity Permit. If you're unsure whether such a permit is necessary for your event, call the park office beforehand. You can download a Special Activity Permit application or obtain one from the park office.

Research and collection permits. A permit is required for any project involving the collection, removal or disturbance of any natural or cultural resource of any state park unit and for projects that require placing monitoring equipment in any state park unit. Learn more about research and collection permits or fill out a permit application online.

 

A $25 fee will be charged for all returned checks.

Park Maps and Brochures:

Upcoming Events:

Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 2:00pm
Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 10:00am