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Boat ramps   

Please use extreme caution when using the boat ramps at Jordan Lake as the lake levels are low and can create hazards while loading and unloading water craft.

 Posted on: Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 1:56pm
Fall closings   

Crosswinds campground is closed for the season.  Poplar Point loops B, G, H and J are closed for the season, loops C, E and F will close October 29, 2017 for the season.  Parker's Creek loops 1, 2, 4N and 4S will be open all winter.

 Posted on: Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:30am
New Hope Closure   

New Hope boat ramps will be closed on 10-15-17 until 2pm for an open water event.  Please use the Ebenezer Church boat ramps as an alternative.

 Posted on: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 3:15pm
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Jordan Lake State Recreation Area

280 State Park Road
ApexNorth Carolina 27523
Latitude: 35.735554
Longitude: -79.016569

Park Hours:

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 - February)
Closed on November 23, November 24, December 25, 26 and 27 for the holidays.