Jones Lake State Park RV & Campground Guide

North Carolina

The Jones Lake State Park is a vast recreation area near Elizabethtown, North Carolina, that's ideal for fishing, hiking, and swimming. Spanning an area of 2,208 acres, the park is home to Carolina Bay lakes Jones Lake and Salters Lake. The surrounding area is beautifully forested and consists of more than 20 campsites. Jones Lake State Park is roughly 35 miles south of Fayetteville and 30 miles east of Lumberton.

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Spring 69-91 F
Summer 44-82 F
Fall 45-85 F
Winter 37-60 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Jones Lake State Park

If you want to make your next trip to a state park a memorable one, you can rent an RV and take your family for a luxurious holiday in style. Rent an RV from RVshare.com and take your family on a journey to various state parks and attractions in North Carolina.

Jones Lake State Park campground

When you stay at Jones Lake State Park campground, you'll be very close to the Carolina Bay lakes. You'll be able to wake up and go fishing or boating with your family in Jones Lake. Rates are generally around $33 per night.

  • Electricity Hookup: 20/30/50

  • Water Hookup: Yes

  • Picnic Tables: Yes

  • Pets Allowed: Yes, Domestic

  • Alcoholic Beverages: No

  • Open Fires: No

  • Wi-Fi: No

Greene's Pond Cabins & RV/Camper Park

If you are looking for amazing campgrounds near Jones Lake State Park, try Greene's Pond in nearby Elizabethtown. This is a nice rural campground with 147 acres of water. Here you can fish, go kayaking or just sit back and enjoy the scenery. Some sites include water, sewage, and electricity.

  • Electricity Hookup: 20/30/50

  • Water Hookup: Yes

  • Picnic Tables: Yes

  • Pets Allowed: Yes, Domestic

  • Alcoholic Beverages: N/A

  • Open Fires: N/A

  • Wi-Fi: N/A

Double L Farms RV Park

At Double L Farms RV Park near Lumberton, you can enjoy the local facilities and forests along with horseback riding. You can enjoy biking, fishing, and horseback riding in the RV park and also take part in the local farm activities.

  • Electricity Hookup: 20/30/50

  • Water Hookup: Yes

  • Picnic Tables: Yes

  • Pets Allowed: Yes, Domestic

  • Alcoholic Beverages: No

  • Open Fires: No

  • Wi-Fi: No

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What to Do at
Jones Lake State Park

Inside Jones Lake State Park

Jones Lake State Park is the perfect place for boating, fishing, swimming, and picnicking. You can rent canoes or boats and go into the lakes, or you can enjoy the picnic tables and quietly observe the beauty of your surroundings. If you're an angler, try fishing for yellow perch, chain pickerel, catfish, chub suckers, and blue-spotted sunfish in the lakes. At the end of the day, you can relax by the sandy beach of Jones Lake, and enjoy your favorite beverage while sunbathing.

Outside Jones Lake State Park

If you are looking to explore the surroundings of Jones Lake State Park, you will find plenty of restaurants, shops, and sightseeing opportunities. You can enjoy top local cuisine or take your family to the nearby attractions, such as museums, exhibitions, and more. There are many options in Elizabethtown, which is four miles south of the park.


Burney's Sweets & More

Burney's Sweets & More is an amazing option for getting started for the day. This is a fantastic option who want to be greeted with a kind smile by the staff and want to satisfy their sweet tooth. You can enjoy lunch, brunch, and breakfast here. This restaurant offers sandwiches, pastries, cakes, and hot meals for the entire family.

Type: American, Deli

Location: 106 B Martin Luther King Dr, Elizabethtown, NC 28337

Giorgio's Restaurant & Pizza

Are you missing the taste of fresh hot pizza? Don't worry. Giorgio's Restaurant & Pizza will take care of that in a heartbeat and let you enjoy hot pizza and cold beverages in Elizabethtown. You can enjoy subs, calzones, burgers, sandwiches, pizza, chicken wings, fried chicken, and so much more in this fast-casual joint. Moreover, the prices are quite affordable, and your entire family can enjoy amazing options.

Type: Italian, Fast casual

Location: 502 S Poplar St, Elizabethtown, NC 28337

San Jose Mexican Restaurant

Looking to enjoy Mexican food as you enjoy the Carolina Bays? Well, San Jose Mexican Restaurant can take care of that by offering a wide array of Mexican food choices at your disposal. Moreover, this restaurant also offers vegetarian-friendly options for your family. You can enjoy Mexican style lunch or dinner here after a long day and revitalize yourself with a brand-new boost of energy.

Type: Mexican

Location: 1320 W Broad St, Elizabethtown, NC 28337


Cape Fear Farmer's Market

Cape Fear Farmer's Market is an ideal place for visitors to do a little shopping and spend some time with their family. You can find this market in a well-preserved building in downtown, and it will deliver what it promises. You can enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables, and some shops will also offer you a live tasting of freshly grown vegetables.

Location: 106 Martin Luther King Dr, Elizabethtown, NC 28337


White Lake Water Park

Located in beautiful White Lake, NC, White Lake Water Park offers a variety of activities for your family trip. The kids can spend their time sliding down the amazing slides, and you can take a swim in the pools. The park offers a large twisty slide, water bumper cars, large wave pool, lazy river, and so much more.

Location: 192 NC Highway 53 W, White Lake, NC 28337-4822

Browns Creek Nature Park and Bike Trail

If you want to enjoy wildlife and local beauty during your sightseeing tour, Browns Creek Nature Park and Bike Trail are ideal for you. It offers 7 miles of trails for both biking and hiking, and you can take your entire family for sightseeing on these trails. There is also a changing room and portable bathroom in the parking lot for visitors.

Location: 1992 East Broad St, Elizabethtown, NC 28337

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How to Get to
Jones Lake State Park

Jones Lake State Park is located in Bladen County, which is 4 miles north of Elizabethtown on Highway 242. If you are traveling from Wilmington on your RV, you can drive west on US 74/76, then take a right onto NC 87 and travel north toward Elizabethtown. Then, keep going north for another mile and take a left onto NC 53. Turn right onto NC 242, and drive north for two more miles. You should see a giant sign indicating the park at this point.

Entering Jones Lake State Park

The visitor center at this park is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Jones Lake State Park

Are there designated RV camping spots in Jones Lake State Park?

Jones Lake State Park is home to a small campground with 20 available campsites. All 20 sites can accommodate RVs and are equipped with water and electrical hookups. Rates for the sites are around $33 per night.

Is Jones Lake State Park accessible for disabled visitors?

Jones Lake State Park features several facilities that are accessible to disabled visitors. This includes the picnic shelter, the classroom, and the auditorium. Some of the campsites are also wheelchair-accessible.

Are pets allowed at Jones Lake State Park?

You can bring your pets to Jones Lake State Park for no additional fee. However, please make sure that you keep your pets leashed and under your control. Clean up after them at all times.

What is the climate of Jones Lake State Park?

The climate of Jones Lake State Park is warm. The temperatures in the area can reach as high as 94 degrees during summer and as low as 32 during winter. There's occasional rainfall all year long.

What is the best time of year to visit Jones Lake State Park?

Typically, the best months to visit the park are May, June, September, and October. These months are a bit cooler and not as humid as July and August, making them more comfortable for outdoor fun.