Please be aware that the Vista Point boat ramps will be closed July 22, 2017 8am - 12 pm for an open water event, please use the Seaforth day use area as an alternative.
The park address is not listed on any GPS system. If you attempt to use this method it will misdirect you. Jordan Lake State Recreation Area is located in Chatham County, 21 miles southwest of Raleigh off US 64, and can be reached via NC 751 or US 15-501 from Durham and Chapel Hill.
To park office: Traveling west or east on I-40 from Raleigh, exit onto US 1/US 64 west (exit 293A, Sanford/Asheboro). Take the US 64 exit (exit 98B) and travel west. The park office is on the left just before the bridge over Jordan Lake.
Traveling east on I-40 from Greensboro, take exit 274, NC 751/Jordan Lake, go south on 751 and turn right onto US 64 to travel west. The park office is on the left just before the bridge over Jordan Lake. Directions to park sections
Crosswinds Campground: To reach Crosswinds Campground traveling on US 64, turn north onto Farrington Road/SR 1008. This intersection, with two gas stations across from each other, is called Wilsonville. The Crosswinds Campground entrance is .3 of a mile on the right.
Ebenezer Church: To reach Ebenezer Church from US 64, at Wilsonville, turn south on Beaver Creek Road/SR1008. The park entrance is 1.6 miles on the right.
New Hope Overlook: From US 64, turn south on Beaver Creek Road/SR1008 and continue for three miles. Turn right onto Pea Ridge Road and continue for 2.2 miles. Turn right onto W. H. Jones Rd., continue .1 miles to park entrance.
Parker's Creek: The entrance to Parker's Creek is on US 64. Traveling west on US 64, go over the bridge on Jordan Lake. The entrance is on the right. Traveling east on US 64, the Parkers Creek entrance is the first left after seeing lake.
Seaforth: The entrance to Seaforth is on US 64. Traveling west on US 64, go over the bridge on Jordan Lake. The Seaforth entrance is on the left.
Vista Point: The entrance to Vista Point is on North Pea Ridge Road/SR 1700. Traveling west on US 64, cross the lake, continue 3.7 miles and take a left at the first traffic light onto North Pea Ridge Rd. Continue 2.3 miles to enter Vista Point.
Robeson Creek: From US 64, turn south onto Foxfire Trace, continue for .4 of a mile. Turn left onto Dee Ferrell Rd. and continue for .6 of a mile. Turn left onto Hanks Chapel Rd., continuing one mile to the canoe access entrance, or 1.2 miles to the boat ramp.
Poplar Point: To reach Poplar Point from US 64, turn south on Beaver Creek Road/SR1008. The park entrance is on the right.
White Oak: The entrance to White Oak Recreation Area is on US Hwy. 64 on the eastern shore of the lake.
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Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
Day Use Areas
May-August: 8am to 9pm
September, October, March, April: 8am to 8pm
November-February: 8am to 6pm
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 - 5pm daily (March - October)
8am - 5pm weekdays only (November, December, January and February)
Closed on November 26, November 27, December 23, December 24 and January 1.