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Trails   

The Seaforth and Ebenezer trails are closed due to flooding at this time, however the New Hope Overlook red and blue trails are open.

 Posted on: Friday, December 7, 2018
Water at campsites   

Please be advised that the individual water at each campsite will be turned off December 3, 2018 for the winter months as we do not have frost free spigots and they will be in danger of freezing and pipes bursting.  There will be hot water available for showers at the shower houses and water spigots will be available near shower houses for campers to fill up holding tanks on RV/campers as needed.

 Posted on: Friday, November 9, 2018
Directions

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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Contact:
jordan.lake@ncparks.gov

280 State Park Road
Apex, NC 27523

919-362-0586
jordan.lake@ncparks.gov

 

Map of North Carolina

GPS: 35.735554, -79.016569

 

*HOURS FOR DAY-USE AREAS:
  • November to February:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • March to April and September to October:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • May to August:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
*HOURS FOR CAMPGROUND GATES:
  • November to February:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • March, April and October:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • May to September:
    8:00am to 10:00pm

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.

 

PARK OFFICE HOURS:
  • November to February:
    8:00am to 4:30pm – weekdays only
     
  • March to October:
    8:00am to 4:30pm – daily

Closed on November 22 and 23, December 24 to 26 and New Year's Day