Jordan Lake with 13,900 acres and 200 miles of shoreline is located within a 45-minute drive from Raleigh and Durham. Boat launching, picnicking, swimming beaches, campgrounds, fishing, and public marina facilities are available for public use.
Nine recreation areas are operated by agencies of the State of North Carolina. Golden Age and Golden Access and other Federal recreation passports are not honored. The NC Forest Service operates the Jordan Lake Educational State Forest. NC Wildlife Resources Commission had jurisdiction on the lake and on gamelands.
Location: US 1/US 64 west (exit 293A) off I 40