Location

Jordan Lake State Recreation Area

Address:280 State Park Road Apex, NC 27523

Contact

Phone:919.362.0586

Email:jordan.lake@ncmail.net

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Imagine relaxing in a cove, listening to the sounds of water rippling. Then, you feel a firm tug on your fishing line. It’s going to be a big one! Picture the surface of the lake glistening, water spraying your face, the boat motor ahead roaring. Suddenly, your skis give way, splash landing! Hear the laughter of children, smell charcoal drifting through the air, feel a breeze blowing through the campground. With almost 14,000 acres of water, all this and more is yours to discover at Jordan Lake. Events at Jordan Lake State Recreation Area.
Contact: Ranger Steve McMurray

Astronomy Viewing Sessions
Monthly sky watching sessions are free, open to the public, and weather permitting so always confirm first. The events are hosted by the staff from Morehead Planetarium (check News or call 919.962.1236) to confirm the day of the event.
Take an informal tour of the constellations with a MPSC educator; telescopic views of beautiful objects, including planets, nebulae, star clusters and, of course, the Moon when available, and discuss constellation myths and legends.

 

Listing Features

  • # of Camp Sites with Partial Hook-ups: 601 (water and electric)
  • # of Campsites Total: 1050
  • # of Group Campsites: 11
  • # of Primitive or Tent Sites: 24
  • Amperage of Electrical Hookup: 30
  • Boating
  • Several sites on Hwy 64 between Apex and Pittsboro East of Pittsboro on US 64, west of Raleigh.
  • Dump Station
  • Electric Hookup
  • Fire Ring
  • Firewood Available
  • Flush Toilets
  • General contact: jordan.lake@ncmail.net
  • Gravel Parking Pad
  • Group Camping
  • Handicap Accessibility
  • Hiking Trail
  • Lake River Access
  • Marina
  • Maximum # of People per Camp Site: 6
  • Partial Hookup (water, electric)
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Table at site
  • Primitive Group Camping
  • Primitive Sites (tent)
  • Public Telephone
  • Pull-Thru Design
  • RV Sites
  • Season of Operation: April through November
  • Sewage Disposal
  • Shade Tree
  • Showers (Cold Water Only)
  • Showers (Hot water)
  • Swimming (Beach/Lake)
  • Volleyball
  • Water Hookup
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Mon 21

Events at Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - October 1 @ 11:30 pm
Tue 22

Fearrington Farmers’ Market

May 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - January 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Wed 23

Author Events at McIntyre’s Books

May 23 @ 2:00 pm - June 7 @ 5:00 pm

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