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.