This recreational area in North Carolina features over nine access spaces that are scattered around a 14,000-acre reservoir. Within these spaces, you can find plenty of outdoor recreational activities. In addition, the Jordan Lake Educational State Forest is located on the reservoir's western shore. Whether you enjoy canoeing, swimming, fishing or camping, Jordan Lake State Recreation Area is a wonderful place to kick back and relax. The nearest cities include Apex, Pittsboro and Siler City.