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Jordan Lake State Rec Area, NC

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Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sun Sep 20 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:A015, Crosswinds Campground - Area A
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Pets Allowed
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Reservation Window: Tue Oct 21 2014 – Sun Sep 20 2015

Check-in: 4:00 pm

Departure date:
Check-out: 3:00 pm

Site Details:

  • Site Type: Campsite Non-Electric
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Site Access: Drive-In
  • Checkin Time: 4:00 pm
  • Checkout Time: 3:00 pm
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 6
  • Pets Allowed: Y
  • Min Num of Vehicles: 1
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 2
  • Driveway Grade: Moderate
  • Driveway Entry: Back-In
  • Driveway Length: 89
  • Max Vehicle Length: 89
  • Shade: Partial
  • Tent Pad Length: 26
  • Tent Pad Width: 36
  • Capacity/Size Rating: Single
  • Tent Pad: Y
  • Campfire Allowed: Y
  • Fire Pit: Y
  • Looking For Category: RV Site,Tent Site,Trailer Site
  • Picnic Table: Y
  • Distance to Body of Water: 350
  • Distance to Dump Station: 2500
  • Driveway Width: 12
  • Parking Lot Surface: Gravel
  • Proximity to Drinking Water: 100
  • Slide Outs Accomodated: Y
Photo: A015, Crosswinds Campground - Area A Photo: A015, Crosswinds Campground - Area A Photo: A015, Crosswinds Campground - Area A

Alerts and Important Information


Crosswinds Campground - Jordan Lake State Recreation Area is located in Chatham County, 21 miles southwest of Raleigh off US 64, and can be reached via NC 751 or US 15-501 from Durham and Chapel Hill. The entrance to Crosswinds is on Farrington Road. Traveling west on US 64, turn right onto Farrington Road/SR 1008. Traveling east on US 64, turn left onto Farrington Road/SR 1008.

Alcoholic beverages, firearms (including fireworks) and other weapons are prohibited.
All camping equipment must be inside timbered sites and fires inside metal grills where provided.
Limit of (1) RV and (1) tent, (1) pop-up and (1) tent, or 2 tents per site. Only six people per site are allowed. Duplex sites have a limit of 4 sleeping units, (2) RV's max. On duplex sites, twelve people are allowed. Camping equipment should not be left unattended for more than 12 hours.
There is a $6.00 charge per car for day guests; $4.00 for seniors. Fees apply weekends in April, May and September, then everyday starting the weekend of Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Firewood is available for sale at the park. No collecting of dead wood lying on the ground. Do not cut live trees or limbs from trees.
Building fires in undesignated areas is prohibited.
Park gates will unlock/lock according to posted hours. No entry/exit after hours. There is no parking permitted outside the gate and citation/towing is enforced. No entry or exit is permitted after closing except for law enforcement or medical emergencies. Gate hours are:
November - February: 8 AM to 6 PM;
March, April, September & October: 8 AM to 8 PM;
May - August: 8 Am to 9 PM;
Closed Christmas Day.

One of the three campgrounds at Jordan Lake (Crosswinds, Parker's Creek or Popular Point) will be open year round. Please call the park office or visit the web site for that information. During the winter season, water is shut off for individual campsites. There is still water available at the shower houses.
Pets are allowed except in park buildings and swim areas, but they must be on a leash no longer than six feet and cannot be left unattended.
Quiet hours are from 10 PM until 7 AM and are strictly enforced.
Unlicensed vehicles, motorcycles, golf carts, ATV's and mini-bikes are prohibited with the exception of mobility-aid devices used by a mobility-impaired person. All vehicles are prohibited from walkways, trails and other areas not designated for such purposes.



There is a campground host at each campground in case of an after hours emergency. Check with the entrance station.
A senior discount is available (age 62 and over). Age will be verified upon arrival.
There are no sewer hookups on any campsites. There is a dump station conveniently located near the entrance to the campground. Dumping of black / gray water at the campsite is strictly prohibited.
When fishing, a North Carolina resident or non-resident fishing license is required.
No lifeguards on duty - swim at your own risk.
North Carolina State Park rules and regulations are posted in each park and enforced by rangers. Violating these rules and regulations is a misdemeanor and may result in a fine and revocation of permit. Refer to Basic Rules and Regulations available on website or contact park with any questions.
State vehicle and traffic laws are enforced, and the park speed limit is 25 mph unless otherwise posted. Watch for pedestrians, bicyclists and wildlife.
North Carolina State Parks are wildlife sanctuaries; no hunting is allowed and collecting plants, minerals and artifacts is prohibited. State fishing regulations are enforced.

** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.