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Campgrounds reopening information   

Crosswinds:
Loops A, B and C – Friday, October 5

Poplar Point:
Loop E – Monday, October 8
Loop G – Friday, October 12 (limited camping due to flooding)
Loop H – Monday, October 15 (limited camping due to flooding)

New Hope:
Area A and B – Monday, October 8

Parkers Creek:
Group campsites 251 to 256 – Friday, October 26

Vista Point:
Group campsites 1 to 5 Friday, October 26
RV Group campsites 1 to 50 – Friday, October 26

Some campgrounds will have limited campsites due to several sites being under water for more than 3 weeks. It could take several days for these sites to dry out and be usable.

 Posted on: Monday, October 15, 2018
Boat ramp and day-use reopening information   

Ebenezer:
Boat ramp – Friday, October 5
Day-use area – Monday, October 8

New Hope:
Boat ramp and day-use area – Monday, October 8

Parkers Creek:
Day-use area – Closed due to flooding until further notice

Robeson Creek:
Canoe access – Open 10-15-18
Boat ramp – Open 10-15-18

Seaforth:
Boat ramp and day-use area – 10-15-18

Vista Point:
Boat ramp and day-use area – Closed due to flooding until further notice

Please keep in mind that courtesy docks are still underwater and some sections of trails are still underwater.

 Posted on: Monday, October 15, 2018
Camping

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT AMENITIES:

Not all campsites have identical amenities. Read the campsite information on the reservations website to see photos of campsites; check availability and fees; find out whether a specific site is wheelchair accessible, has access to water, bathouses or pit toilets, or has electric hookup; and learn other important information.

 

Tent, trailer and RV camping

Pitch your tent or park your recreational vehicle at one of more than 1,000 family campsites.

Crosswinds Campground offers 182 campsites for both recreational vehicles and tent camping; 134 sites have water and electric hookups. Each site includes a picnic table, grill and lantern holder. Showers, restrooms, trash containers and a dump station are conveniently located.

Parkers Creek offers 250 sites for RV and tent camping; 120 sites have water and electric hookups. Each site contains a picnic table, grill and lantern holder. Showers, restrooms, trash containers and a dump station are conveniently located.

Poplar Point offers 579 sites for RV and tent camping; 363 sites have water and electric hookups. Each site includes a picnic table, grill and lantern holder. Showers, restrooms, trash containers and a dump station are conveniently located.

 

Backpack camping

For those who prefer a more primitive campsite, New Hope Overlook offers 24 campsites nestled in the woods. These sites range from 100 yards to a half mile from the parking lot. Each site has a picnic table, grill and lantern holder. Toilets and drinking water are provided nearby.

 

Group tent camping

Two areas offer sections for camping clubs and other groups. Parkers Creek has six campsites available for group tent camping. Vista Point also offers five group tent campsites. Drinking water and showers are located nearby.

 

Group RV camping

Vista Point offers 50 campsites for group RV camping. All sites contain water and electric hookups. Although these sites are open year-round, water to the sites is turned off in the winter. Showers, restrooms, trash containers and a dump station are conveniently located.

 

Note about park gates:

Park gates are closed and locked at posted closing times for your protection. There will be no exiting or entering the gates after the closing time. All visitors who are not spending the night need to be out by closing time. If you leave the park and do not return before closing time, you will not be able to re-enter. Check with the park office during office hours for the after-hours emergency phone number. Please notify camp hosts for emergencies only.

Contact:

Jordan Lake State Recreation Area

280 State Park Road
ApexNorth Carolina 27523
Phone919-362-0586
jordan.lake@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 35.735554
Longitude: -79.016569

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Day Use Areas
May-August: 8am to 9pm
September, October, March, April: 8am to 8pm
November-February: 8am to 6pm

Campgrounds
May-September : 8am to 10pm
March, April and October: 8am to 9pm
November-February: 8am to 8pm

Closed Christmas Day

Jordan Lake's day use area gates and campground gate open and lock promptly at posted times. No entry or exit is permitted before or after posted gate hours except for law enforcement or medical emergencies. 

Park Office and Information Center Hours
8am - 4:30pm daily 
8am - 5pm weekdays only (November - February)
Closed on November 23, November 24, December 25, 26 and 27 for the holidays.