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Jones Lake State Park

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Upcoming Events:

Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 7:30pm
Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 10:00am
Saturday, October 31, 2015 - 10:00am
Trails closed until further notice.
Posted on:  Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 12:30pm    

Due to the large amount of rainfall, the trails will be closed until further notice. If you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact the park office at (910)588-4550.

Jones Lake State Park

Jones Lake State Park has long been a community destination for lazy picnics under the shade of tall pines and swimming in the lake’s shallow, warm waters. The park surrounds two of the many mysterious bay lakes found in eastern North Carolina, though access to the remote Salters Lake is by permit only. Canoes, kayaks and motorized craft of 10 horsepower or less are welcome, and canoes and paddleboats can be rented in summer months. A visitor center and exhibit hall introduce visitors to the ecology of the bay lakes, to be further experienced on a four-mile loop trail through bay thickets and pond cypress stands draped with Spanish moss. Family camping and group camping sites are quiet and serene.

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Jones Lake State Park

4117 Hwy 242 N
ElizabethtownNC 28337
Latitude: 34.682743
Longitude: -78.595420

Park Hours:

November - February: 8am - 6pm
March - May and September and October: 8am - 8pm
June - August: 8am - 9pm.
Closed Christmas Day

Park gate is closed and locked at park closing time.

Park Office
8am - 5pm weekdays
Closed state holidays

Visitor Center
8am - 5pm weekdays
Closed state holidays