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Jordan Lake State Recreation Area

280 State Park Rd, Apex, NC 27523-8008
+1 919-362-0586
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We would visit in the summer with our daughters when they were younger.

A fun place to go with family.Close to our home.You can cook out there also.A stay vacation...You... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Hill, North Carolina
Cross winds campground Jordan lake

Very pleasurable camping trip, shaded most of the day. Right on the lake. Can't beat the price with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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280 State Park Rd, Apex, NC 27523-8008
+1 919-362-0586
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fun place to go with family.Close to our home.You can cook out there also.A stay vacation...You get out in the sun home to sleep.

Thank _siemaskoa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasurable camping trip, shaded most of the day. Right on the lake. Can't beat the price with electric and water. Clean sites and both house. Plenty of room to have a good family time. We took our popup camper and had a blast. Quiet...More

Thank Orng68camaro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Crosswinds Loop B campground, at Jordan Lake State Park in or RV trailer. The campsites are spacious and clean. Each campsite had a picnic table and fire pit. The bathrooms and showers are clean. There is a camp host at every...More

Thank Dozey1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking out for quite place with lot of greenery and wide water body around there is no other place like Jordan Lake in Apex which is west of Raleigh and south of Durham. While there are lot of recreational activities, you will...More

Thank vinda c
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We have lived in the Triangle for more than 30 years, and have always needed a place to get back to nature to help balance our lives due to the everyday hustle and bustle. Jordan Lake has become our happy place! We find Jordan is...More

Thank Melaney S
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The New Hope Overlook Trail is the longest trail at Jordan Lake State Recreation Area at around 5.5 miles. It is composed of two loops - red and blue - that make a figure 8. The Blue Loop is only 2.5 miles if you're looking...More

2  Thank jmpncsu
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I can't believe we only visited one place of Jordan Lake during the past 3 years. This year We were looking for long trails and new places to explore and we found it. New Hope Overlook includes long beautiful well maintained trails. You can be...More

1  Thank Nydia A
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We visited in the off season. In February, it is lovely, uncrowded and very pleasant. It is a large man made lake with numerous sites (we visited the dam and Ebeneezer Church) quite suitable for hiking, boating and fishing. Our purpose was hiking and we...More

Thank pattynjay
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Jordan Lake is a beautiful man-made recreational lake home to much wildlife. Boating is available all year, with many boat ramps located around the lake. Some of these require fees to use, some are free. During the summer there are a few protected beach areas...More

Thank UNCBalan
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

The lake is huge and tranquil This kinda brown lake is amazingly clean Nice to do your picnic & barbeque

Thank wengM18
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Jane S
What are the swimming beaches for day use st Jordan lake?
18 May 2017|
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Traveling up to pick up my granddaughter in NC. Part of the time I will have to work. I have a AT&T hot spot. Will it work at Jordan Lake?
14 May 2017|
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Response from _siemaskoa | Reviewed this property |
not sure we go there family time cell phones are the new thing, best wishes.
What are some "GREAT SITES" for a 28 foot Travel Trailer? Come awn TELL😊
17 March 2017|
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Response from Orng68camaro | Reviewed this property |
Also need to, reserve a spot. Most places stay booked up at Jordan lake.