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Description - This 13,900-acre lake is located within a 45 minute drive south of Raleigh-Durham. In addition to the dam being one of the state's most important water resources, the lake offers recreational opportunities throughout the year. The state operates 6 recreation area located on both sides of the lake providing amenities such as camping, swim beaches, bathhouses, boat launches, hiking trails, picnicking, shoreline and dock fishing. The area is very popular with fishermen, water-skiers, canoeists, sailors and jet skiers.

Recreation - Many of the usual state park facilities are available within the state-operated recreation areas around B. Everett Jordan Dam and Lake. Fishing opportunities include catching bass, bluegill, crappie and catfish. Group camping is available at Vista Point and Parkers Creek Recreation Areas. Family camping is offered at Poplar Point and Crosswinds while primitive sites are available at New Hope Recreation Area. Sailors particularly like the lower western edge of the lake at Vista Point which frequently has wonderful winds. There is even a phone number to call and check on the wind speed, 919-387-5969.

Climate - North Carolina has a temperate climate with mild winters and long fall and spring months. Summers can be hot and humid, especially in the piedmont and coastal plain region, which don't get relief from coastal breezes or higher elevations. The mountains tend to be substantially cooler and receive some winter snow.

In the Piedmont Region, winter daytime temperatures normally range from the upper 30's to the upper 40s. Summer daytime temperatures can range from the high 70's to the low 90's. The state has a fairly wet climate with an average precipitation for this area averaging 44-52 inches (112-132 centimeters).

Location - B. Everett Jordan Dam is located south of the Raleight-Durham area east of SR 55, north of US 64 and west of US 15 / 501.

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Filed By: Curtis Wright (fayetteville, nc)
Number of People Encountered: 11-25 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: The toughest part of this trip was the drive home i just love to fish tis lake so much that i really do not want to go back to fort bragg.The biggest reward is the fairly size catfish and bass i catch on every trip i go on to Jordan Lake.I take I-87 to Sanford then go north to raleigh on I-1.Suggestions i have is when you fishing in the summer time on sunny days use black or brown spinnerbaits in deep water and on cloudy days use white or orange spinnerbaits both with willow blades on thm this will let you catch5-10 pound bass all day.For catfish use chicken livers in the coves and have patince until about 6 p.m.Anyways good luck hope your fishing trips are as fun as mine.

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Contact Information:
B Everett Jordan Dam And Lake, P.O. Box 144 , MONCURE, NC, 27559-0144, Phone: 919-542-4501

Additional Information:
North Carolina Lakes & Reservoirs - The lakes and reservoirs in North Carolina range from huge reservoirs to small lakes. Many of the lakes are surrounded by campgrounds, picnic areas and trails. Some of the larger lakes have State Parks along their shores while others fall within the National Forest lands.
Piedmont Region - Located in the center of the state, this historically rich area once dominated by tobacco fields has been transformed into one of the East Coast's most dynamic new industrial mega centers.
The Triangle Area - The Triangle gets its name because of the research triangle which includes Raleigh, Durham and the university town of Chapel Hill. This area has grown enormously in the last few years leaving "locals" struggling to hang on to their history and green space.


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