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Fall 2020/Winter 2021 Park Office and Campground Information   

The Park Office/Visitor Center will be open 8 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday during the months of November, December, January, and February. The Park Office/Visitor Center will be closed on weekends and all state recognized holidays. 

On Tuesday, December 01, 2020, all water will be cut off to individual campsites for the fall 2020/winter 2021 camping season.  If you should need water, please use the frost proof water spigots located at each shower house. The shower houses will remain open with hot water.

Poplar Point Campground Loops C, E and F will be open year-round to accommodate the fall 2020/winter 2021 camping season. Reservations must be made online or by calling 1-877-722-6762 to camp in Loops C and F. Loop E is first come, first serve/walk in camping.
 

 Last updated on: Saturday, November 7, 2020


Map of North Carolina – Jordan Lake State Recreation Area


Contact the park
 

919-362-0586

jordan.lake@ncparks.gov
 

Addresses
 

Visitor center

280 State Park Road
Apex, NC 27523

GPS: 35.7355, -79.0165

 

Crosswinds campground

389 Farrington Road
Apex, NC 27502

GPS: 35.7420, -79.0021

 

Ebenezer Church

2582 Beaver Creek Road
Apex, NC 27502

GPS: 35.7082, -79.0157

 

New Hope Overlook

339 W.H. Jones Road
New Hill, NC 27562

GPS: 35.6772, -79.0454

 

Parkers Creek campground

Parkers Creek Beach Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

GPS: 35.7381, -79.0410

 

Poplar Point campground

558 Beaver Creek Road
Apex, NC 27502

GPS: 35.7289, -79.0044

 

Seaforth

Seaforth Beach Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312

GPS: 35.7354, -79.0380

 

Vista Point campground

2498 N. Pea Ridge Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312

GPS: 35.7094, -79.0592

 

White Oak recreation area

White Oak Beach Road
Apex, NC 27523

GPS: 35.7384, -79.0122
 

Hours
 

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  • November to February:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • March to April:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • May to August:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • September to October:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     
  • PLEASE NOTE: Jordan Lake's day-use area gates and campground gates open and lock promptly at the posted times. No entry or exit is permitted before or after posted gate hours, except for law enforcement or medical emergencies.
     

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  • November to February:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • March to April:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • May to September:
    8:00am to 10:00pm
     
  • October:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     
  • PLEASE NOTE: Jordan Lake's day-use area gates and campground gates open and lock promptly at the posted times. No entry or exit is permitted before or after posted gate hours, except for law enforcement or medical emergencies.
     

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  • November to February:

Monday to Friday only:
8:00am to 4:30pm
 

  • March to October:

Open daily:
8:00am to 4:30pm
 

  • In 2020, the visitor center is closed on November 26 and 27, December 24 to 28, and New Year's Day
     

Operating season
 

►    2020 Schedule

►    2021 Schedule
 


 

 

 

Facilities for rent


RESERVATIONS

Find and book a campsite, picnic shelter or auditorium online

Or make your reservation at 1-877-722-6762

 

2019 Operating Season Schedule

opening and closing dates for all campgrounds and access areas


 

Check the reservations website for availability and prices. Prices listed below have the $3 reservation fee added, where applicable.

In addition to campsites, you can reserve the following facilities at this park:

Auditorium

The auditorium accommodates 76 people. Restrooms, water fountain, and exhibit hall are nearby. Reservations are required. Please call the park for more information.

Picnic Shelters

All the shelters at Jordan Lake State Recreation Area are handicap accessible. Most unreserved picnic shelters are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. However, the shelters are very popular, so reservations are strongly suggested.

Shelters accommodating up to 30 people each are available at Ebenezer and Parker's Creek. They have electricity and charcoal grills. Drinking water, restrooms, and swimming area are nearby.
Price: $58

Shelters accommodating up to 60 people each are available at Parker's Creek and Vista Point. They have electricity, charcoal grills, and fireplace. Drinking water and restrooms are nearby. Vista Point does not have a swimming area for picnickers.
Price: $83

Shelters accommodating up to 100 people each are available at Ebenezer and Sea Forth. They have electricity, charcoal grills, fireplace, drinking water, and restrooms.
Price: $108

The shelter at White Oak Recreation Area accommodates up to 500 people. It includes the exclusive use of a sixty-table shelter, swimming area, boat ramp, volleyball court, catering pad and horseshoe pits. Restrooms, drinking water, and outdoor shower are nearby. Reservations are required for this shelter.
Price: $1278

Crosswinds Marina

The marina rents boats and boat slips. This facility is NOT owned or operated by North Carolina State Parks. It is a private business. For more information, visit www.crosswindsboating.com.