Parker's Creek campground is the campground open for the winter months. Loops 1 & 2 are reservations only and loop 4 is a first come first serve loop. The water is turned off at this time due to freezing temperatures.
The address for Parker's Creek is: Parker's Creek Beach Rd, Chapel Hill, NC.
Loops C & F at the Poplar Point campground are being closed March 12, 2018 thru this fall due to the NC Connect Bond project. All electrical sites in these loops will be upgraded from 30 amp to 50 amp and the shower houses in these loops will be completely renovated. People with reservations during this time will be accomodated with their choice of a full refund or a reservation at a similar campsite elsewhere in the park.Posted on: Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:20am
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.
Parker's 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.
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.
IMPORTANT: Not all campsites have identical amenities. Read the campsite information on the reservations website to preview photos of campsites; check availability and fees; and find out whether a specific site is handicap accessible; has access to water, showers, or restrooms; has electric hookup; and other important information.
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 - February)
Closed on November 23, November 24, December 25, 26 and 27 for the holidays.