Jordan Lake State Recreation Area, Apex

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Must see · State Park · Nature / Park
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area is a North Carolina state park spanning Chatham County, and Wake County North Carolina in the United States. It comprises 4,558 acres (18.45 km2) of woodlands along the shores of 13,940-acre (56 km2) Jordan Lake.
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  • We went there for summer picnic. Place is good for picnic but parking is limited . Most of the picnic spots are near beach area.  more »
  • It was cold when we're there so we just drive around part of it (it's a huge lake!) after visiting the visitor's center. That was a really interesting center. There were boaters out in the lake...I...  more »
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  • Poplar Point campground is fantastic. This was our second time here. We have found that Loop E has some of the most scenic, enjoyable sites but they are walk up only so it is first come, first serve. Both times we have been here we spent Friday night at a different site, and then found people leaving Loop E on Saturday morning and were able to move into their site. E50 is a favorite with great water access and perfect launches for kayaks and paddle boards. The park also offers a military discount so for $20 a night (non-electric) this place is tough to beat!
  • Great place to go with the family. It's convenient and very well kept. The sites and facilities are kept clean. Cleanest bathrooms I've ever seen camping! Can't wait to go back!

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