Jordan Lake Educational State Forest
2832 Big Woods Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 542-1154
About Jordan Lake ESF
About Jordan Lake ESF

Jordan Lake Educational State Forest is one of the newest members of North Carolina's Educational State Forest system.

At the Forest, visitors can listen to the wind in the trees or they can listen to the trees tell a story. The Forest is home to a wide variety of wildlife including birds of prey, deer, songbirds, flying squirrels and beavers.

Picnic facilities are available, including a shelter to accommodate large groups.

Forest Features
  • Outdoor Education Workshops
  • Picnic Facilities
  • Ranger-Conducted Classes
  • Trails:
    • Talking Tree Trail
    • Forest Demonstration Trail
    • Wetlands Trail
    • Wildlife Trail

February 1 through Thanksgiving

Monday-Friday 9:00-5:00
Saturday & Sunday 11:00-Sunset

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