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Jordan Lake State Recreation Area

Aquatic Adventures

Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
Date of Event: 
Mon, 08/27/2018 - 9:30am

Ever wonder what lies beneath the water in a pond?  Why don’t you come join park staff and find out!  You will have fun learning how to identify aquatic life found living in a pond.  You will use nets, guide books and may get a little wet/muddy during the activity.  The program will last up to an hour is geared for all age groups.   You can register at lea

Aquatic Adventures

Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
Date of Event: 
Wed, 08/22/2018 - 9:30am

Ever wonder what lies beneath the water in a pond?  Why don’t you come join park staff and find out!  You will have fun learning how to identify aquatic life found living in a pond.  You will use nets, guide books and may get a little wet/muddy during the activity.  The program will last up to an hour is geared for all age groups.   You can register at lea

"Who Wins the Fishing Competition: the Bald Eagle or the Osprey?"

Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
Date of Event: 
Sat, 08/25/2018 - 2:00pm

Did you say Bald Eagles, Ospreys?  Did you know Jordan Lake is home to these magnificent birds?  If you would like to learn about these large raptors please join us for a talk, photo gallery and slide show about eagles and ospreys.  Doc Ellen will be on hand talking about who wins the “Competition” of catching fish.

Crosswinds Campground Improvements/Construction

The Crosswinds campground is scheduled for campground improvements starting in the fall 2018 and it is a possibility that the renovations may not be complete until the first week of June, 2019.  No reservations will be taken during this time through the call center or online until the campground improvements are completed.  Loops B and C at Crosswinds are being updated to 50 amp from 30 amp and the showerhouses are being renovated.

Catch A Sure Thing (C.A.S.T.)

Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
Date of Event: 
Sun, 08/12/2018 - 9:00am
Sun, 08/19/2018 - 9:00am
Sun, 08/26/2018 - 9:00am
Sun, 09/09/2018 - 9:00am
Sun, 09/16/2018 - 9:00am
Sun, 09/23/2018 - 9:00am
Sun, 09/30/2018 - 9:00am
Sun, 10/07/2018 - 9:00am
Sun, 10/14/2018 - 9:00am
Sun, 10/21/2018 - 9:00am
Sun, 10/28/2018 - 9:00am

Catch a Sure Thing (C.A.S.T.) – We provide the bait, tackle, and expertise. You are encouraged to bring your own equipment. You provide a child between the ages of 6 and 12 who wants to go fishing. This program is limited to groups of 6 children. They will learn how to bait a hook, types of fish found in the lake, and if willing, how to unhook a fish!

Winter Surprises!

Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
Date of Event: 
Mon, 01/15/2018 - 9:00am

Come on out and Join a Park Ranger at the Bald Eagle Observation Deck. Learn about the bald eagles of Jordan Lake and let’s see what other birds we can spot and identify!!!  The deck is located off Martha’s Chapel Road approx.

Winter Surprises!

Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
Date of Event: 
Sat, 01/20/2018 - 2:00pm

Winter Surprises at Jordan Lake! Some birds are only seen at Jordan Lake in the winter.  Doc Ellen will talk about the Jordan Lake Bald Eagles and the winter migratory birds that join them each year. Come discover that winter is a great time to go birding at Jordan Lake. Presentation will be held indoors at the vistor center.

First Day Hike

Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
Date of Event: 
Mon, 01/01/2018 - 1:00pm

The second hike will be at the Ebenezer Church Recreation Area at the Old Oak Trail.  The Old Oak Trail is an easy 1 mile loop trail that begins at the parking lot in the Ebenezer Picnic Area A. This trail can be cut to a 1/2 mile by taking the shortcut loop, making this trail great for small children.