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Jones Lake State Park

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Nice family friendly lake!

Took partner to the Jones lake for the first time paddle boating We had a blast splashed around... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Joseph P
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Great family area

We stop by Jones Lake State Park from time to time and it's great. They have a nice beach area with... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
Seraphita2013
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Richlands, Virginia
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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4117 Nc Highway 242 N, Elizabethtown, NC 28337-5041
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+1 910-588-4550
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Took partner to the Jones lake for the first time paddle boating We had a blast splashed around in the swimming section. and toured the museum on site! it was a great sunday experience Highly recomended

Thank Joseph P
Reviewed June 30, 2018

We stop by Jones Lake State Park from time to time and it's great. They have a nice beach area with shallow swimming area,picnic tables,a dock,small boat rental and a concession stand. I think they charge a few dollars to swim if the lifeguard is...More

Thank Seraphita2013
Reviewed March 23, 2018

Late February so the campground was wide open. Free firewood for your use. Lots of walking trails for us to walk our dog. Beautiful place BUT, the signs clearly tell you that ticks are prevalent year round. Our dog was running loose in a very...More

Thank Ron P
Reviewed December 4, 2017

Very clean, quiet, and peaceful. Swimming in the summertime but the park is great to visit any time of the year for a quick hike.

Thank TheBogotano
Reviewed November 9, 2017

We stopped in for a short visit and took one of the trails for a hike. The rangers were very friendly and helpful. We used the coordinates and the GPS and easily found it. The lake adds to the scenery. Make sure you see the...More

1  Thank RaleighNCtravel
Reviewed October 29, 2017

Restrooms in the visitors center. Lots of picnic tables & grills. Small sandy beach, but brown water in the lake. We walked the 5 mile Rim trail around the lake. Was only 3 areas on this trail that you could actually see the lake. Trail...More

Thank momdzall
Reviewed August 12, 2017

This is a nice park but be prepared for the water it's brown becuse of the acorns and that the fact that the pond is filled by rain water nice park and the staff is polite if they need to be

Thank Iron R
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Jones' Lake State Park is a great place to visit by yourself or with friends and family. Our family has reserved the BIG SHELTER on several occasions for family reunions and birthday dinners. It's a great park for Church or school picnics also. It green...More

Thank gloriasQ7059ID
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This is in a rural area, so you don't have archaeds or any attractions on site, except the beauty of your surroundings. There is a covered picnic area, bathrooms and swimming area. There is also a boat ramp there too. Just remember NOT to wear...More

Thank maribethsmom
Reviewed June 13, 2017

I was shocked how black the water was... You could not see the bottom at all and it looked like a "snake pit" to me...

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