17 Parks near Apex, North Carolina
Aug 2016 - $25.00
Located on Jordan Lake. Large level sites. Water & 30A service at most sites. Dump station near gate. Gate locks at 9:00 pm. Bath house is clean, but not heated. Recreations suggested vis website as it gets pretty full during the Summer. Great for a weekend get away if you're in the Raleigh area. - amxpress
Jul 2016 - $22.00
The site itself was awesome. We travel to a TON at NC State Parks, however the bathrooms at Poplar Point were terrible. It was a holiday weekend, so I'm not sure if it was the amount of people or what. I believe first and foremost, it's the campers to blame, but perhaps the campground could use more staff for holiday weekends? The toilets were disgusting. Campers, if you have small children, please make sure they actually flush after going into a restroom they may not know how to work. - LittleLadyBliss
Jun 2016 - $20.00
The state park is lovely with large RV sites that are mostly level; we only needed to do minor leveling. Our first site #21 in Loop F had no water so we had to unhook and go back to the ranger station to switch sites. We chose #32 and were very pleased.
We chose this campground in the park because it advertised a playground but there was none there. We had our 4 year old grandson and a playground would have been nice. Before leaving the state park, we did visit another campground to be sure they had their advertised playground.
The bath house in Loop F was horrible. The toilet area was OK but the showers were dirty and looked like they had not been cleaned in weeks. One stall had a plastic shower curtain that had a lot of dirt and black marks (not mold) on it. They could also be updated but cleaning would make them look so much better. - CraftCrazy
Feb 2017 - $17.00
We have stayed here twice and enjoyed the park both times, once in summer and most recently this winter. The park has boating, hiking, fishing and lake swimming, and is an easy 30+ minute drive to many activities in the Chapel Hill and Raleigh areas. Closer in, Fearrington Village offers several great restaurants and upscale shopping. The sites are large and most offer nice privacy. There are also buddie sites for those travelling with other campers. The water (in spring thru fall) and electric hookups worked well and the site was nicely paved and included a large outdoor living area with picnic table, fire pit, and lantern hook. Our site backed very near to the shore and had beautiful views of the lake and sunset. In the summer most sites appear to be well shaded. Only electric is available in the winter months but water can be obtained at the dump or at the rest room locations. This is a great location to either kick back on a beautiful site and just relax or to see all the attractions that the nearby area has to offer. We will stay here again. - WOLFTRACKS
Dec 2016 - $20.00
We stayed at Crosswinds on 4 separate trips between end of October and Early December. Sites are great with paved roads and gravel sites. All are improved with fire pit and table with a lantern pole. All sites in loops C and B have electric and water. All sites are back ins. Even at this time of year we needed to make reservations to stay. Water was turned off for the winter third week of November. CG will be open all winter. Sites are very large and very private and mostly wooded along the reservoir. Most sites are pretty level and can accommodate big rigs. Gate remains open 24/7. Campground very quiet even on weekends. Cannot control water temp in showers but seemed adequate. Showers are getting a bit dated and will need upgrade soon. - travlinphoolz
Sep 2016 - $20.00
We stayed for 4 nights in B50. Site was open when we arrived and was clear of trash. Site is gravel and it only required 1/2 inch to level. Power and water hook up were fine. Table and fire pit/ grill where clean as could be expected. Site is short walk to water, maybe 75 yards. It did not show any signs that other campers cut thru site to get to water. Good buffer on both sides to other sites. Site was long enough for 30 ft camper, truck and mini-van to park.
It is a short walk to the bath house. Bath house is typical parks style- could use an update, has push button shower that cuts off about the time you get soaped up, but water was hot enough.
The camp host is beside the bathhouse and appears to have been there awhile- as in a permanent site. Camper was under pinned and items build into place. Did not meet here but did see her walking large dog off lead...
Roads in and out were good, nothing strange. Dump site is large and set for vech. to pull to either side. - mj1angier
Aug 2016 - $17.00
I love NC State Parks, my only real complaint about Jordan Lake and it's campgrounds is that the pictures on the website are outdated and there is A LOT of drop off now. You never really know what kind of waterfront site you will get until you get there. The picture makes it look like a nice beach, but when you get there it's all stumps and a rocky drop off you have to climb down to get to the water. Other than that and the bathrooms needing an update in some campgrounds, Jordan Lake is nice. The sites are always clean and nicely sized. - LittleLadyBliss
Sep 2013 - $19.00
An absolutely delightful place for a night or a week. The rate is the senior rate. In September during the week the park is almost empty. Although there is no cable, it is easy to gain TV with a regular antenna. - WNC Traveler
Sep 2009 - $14.00
Very nice campground to stay for a weekend get away. Would not recommend for a long term stay. Security gate closes at 8:00pm. - grey
Feb 2017 - $30.00
Level, clean, good wifi, good water pressure, easy in/out. Address is deceiving; look for the horse complex. Campground will be behind it. This is a no frills campground, No restrooms, no table, no fire ring. Full hook-up All back-in. No reservation taken. ( 200 sites ). - billydw
Nov 2016 - $30.00
The Park was a pleasant surprise. The RV campground is very basic, a full hook up on a gravel grass spot. Not a problem to get to or back into a spot. There are trees, but mostly open. It was quiet and nice for our stay at the horse show on the grounds. No bathrooms here at RV campsite, no fire ring or picnic tables. - kimme
Oct 2016 - $30.00
What a great find! Extra large back in spaces with full hookups. No wifi or cable, but we picked up many local TV channels with our antenna. Great Verizon signal so no wifi was ok. Park staff were friendly and professional. Security came by regularly. They were preparing for the state fair so the area was freshly landscaped and everything looked great. We will stay here again for sure. - Arizona Nancy
Sep 2012 - $20.00
First time camping here although it is less than 30 minutes from home. There are just a few sites that will accommodate a popup camper. We stayed on site 22 which is large enough to work for us. Fairly quiet campground other than the airplanes coming and going into nearby RDU. Overall a nice campground if you can live without electrical hook ups. - jrackley
Mar 2010 - $18.00
Nice park but not designed for campers. There are 2 maybe 3 sites that can accommodate a trailer. There are no hook ups and they close the gate at 2000 until 0600. Nice park to visit and maybe if you camp in a tent it's fine but not for a camper. No alcohol allowed in the park if that's a consideration for you. - tx_rambler
Apr 2015 - $20.00
We were in the area for a competition and at the same time the local Nuke plant was undergoing a refitting. This essentially means that every place in 25 miles where you could park and RV was booked months in advance for extended periods. The owner was very accommodating in that he promised us that he would find us a place with a plug and water if we needed it for the three nights we'd be in the area. He did and for that I am giving him 5 stars across the board. The park is clean and I have to admit to having paid 3x this a night for not much more. The service was exactly what was promised.
The park is essentially four lanes of parking sites with a water/electric/sewer post separating them, the sites are about 40 feet deep and 35-40 feet wide. There is a large grass lawn area between the two separate areas. This is not a destination Camping Resort and it is not claiming to be. What it is is a place to park while you do what ever it may be that you are in the area to do. We found it to be quiet.
We had 30 amp service, and that was all we really needed in early April, in the summer I would definitely want 50 for the AC. I didn't try the cable, but the TV brought in maybe 20 channels. Wi-Fi was there and free, it wasn't the fastest ever, but it was there, it worked and it was free.
I would stay here again and probably will as I expect to be in this area from time to time in the future. - blues traveler
Oct 2014 - $20.00
Located on a working farm, this is a clean, quiet park with 40'x40' spaces, with plenty of open sky for satellite reception. Utilities worked fine and internet was good, although Verizion signal was weak here. This is not a resort, but an excellent place to stay while exploring the area. Lots to see and do in the Raleigh area and a short drive to golf mecca in Pinehurst and Southern Pines. The State Farmers Market Restaurant in Raleigh was very good, with all kinds of fruits, vegetables, meats and flowers just across the street. The manager here is just wonderful, escorting us to our space and making sure that all is right before leaving. We really enjoyed our time here. - ronboett
Mar 2013 - $15.00
Park is mostly gravel. However, it is great for an overnight stop. Park is fairly close to the highway but no appreciable traffic noise. Owner is friendly and makes an effort to make sure everything is OK. Also there is a camp host available to address any problems. We will definitely use this park again if passing thru the area. - rjohnso3a
Mar 2017 - $28.00
This is a basic place to park your RV. Our site was a back in and not very level. We had to put pads under the tires on one side and under the jacks so we wouldn't over extend the jacks. You need to be self contained to stay here. WiFi is not offered. Interstate noise can be heard but it is not overwhelming. The RV sites are quite spacious. I am not sure if cable is available. This site has a perfect open view of the southern sky for satellite usage. The other sites we did see, as well as ours, all had concrete pads on the door side. Verizon signal was usable. The owner and his wife are 2 of the most wonderful people we have met this trip and very accommodating. This is a clean well kept park. It would be perfect with WiFi and a laundry facility and maybe a picnic table. Nightly rate was figured from the weekly rate. - Ghettomedic
Jul 2013 - $12.00
This is a small, very peaceful park; one of those parks you are comfortable in from the start. The tenants, owners, and park employees were nice and helpful. Many of the tenants are workers at the local nuclear plant, and generally stay a month-or-more. The $12 rate reflects the monthly rate. We were charged $25 extra for water usage because we had/used our own board washer and dryer. There are no pads or patios; something for which I lower my rating. Many of the lots are not completely level; I had my front wheels almost off the ground, but a park employee had a wooden step there almost before I shut my engine off. US-1 highway is close, but not a factor. I would recommend this park. - carderh
Nov 2011 - $25.00
As others have noted, the owner of this campground is exceptionally nice. He was very distraught that we had to use a less attractive site because they were booked solid the day we arrived. We weren't nearly as upset about it as he was. The CG is in a rural setting surrounding a pond. The sites and roads are gravel; they are fairly narrow and had limited area for sitting outside. There are tall trees all around the CG, but no trees in the sites themselves; satellite TV reception should be easy from most sites. Verizon service was fairly strong. - docj
May 2011 - $30.00
It has been a pleasure staying at Jordan Dam RV Park. The grounds are very well maintained- grassy meadows, a new pond with a pier, big shady oaks and friendly people. The owners, are the most down-to-earth friendly hosts you will ever meet- they even helped us set up our camper! We have never experienced better service. We love the convenience to the lake and the quiet country setting. The sound of crickets and frogs are the perfect backdrop for an evening outside. We definitely have plans to return to this campground. In our opinion it is heads above the others in the area- just check it out for yourself and you'll see why. - AreV
Aug 2016 - $45.00
This is an old mobile home park. Interior roads are paved and there were a few low hanging trees. It is clean and well kept. Most spots are back-ins. It is overpriced for the services offered. Our site was not level. We couldn't find a dumpster for trash before leaving. - Ernie & Toni
Jul 2016 - $30.00
Found the park with a Google search and called the number stating I would be there within the hour. Great service, great price, friendly and HUGE - HUGE spaces. Wish I could have stayed longer. Late arrival early departure. Thanks and will stay here again. - Jerry in Baytown
Sep 2015 - $40.00
Lots of grass and trees. Paved access roads. Sites close to level. Good WiFi. No one was at the office when we arrived. - ta96silver
May 2011 - $25.00
The owner is one of the nicest, most helpful people we have come across. We stayed 5 nights. Even though he was on vacation himself, he called us, as we were arriving and guided us to the right spot. We forgot part of our sewer hose when we left. He called and then drove nearly 20 miles to return it to us. The grounds are nice and very quiet. This was the best we could find in the area and we are really glad we chose this park. We highly recommend it. - Frank and Pam Lee
Mar 2010 - $30.00
Beautiful park set in the woods. It was quiet, clean and very well kept. There is a lake on the property. Owner very helpful and knowledgeable of the area. Wonderful place close to Jordan Lake Boat access. - Roe1