Jordan Lake has new entrance fees policy as part of switch to dynamic pricing last summer with higher prices for summer weekends.
Admission fees are charged daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day, holidays and weekends in April, May and September. Annual passes ($60) are available at the park office/Visitor Center.
Daily fees are $6/car per day; seniors 62+ $4/day; bus or van $15/day.
Weekend fees are higher: $7/car, seniors $5/day; bus or van $20/day. It was the first price increase since 2010.
Annual passes provide unlimited number of visits by one car to Jordan Lake, Falls Lake and Kerr Lake for calendar year. Passes sold out in 2016.
Park officials said there were questions when the fee structure changed last summer but no significant reactions pro or con.
Park hours for day use areas are 8 to 8 for March, April, October; 8 to 9 May through August; 8-6 November through February.
Campground hours are 8-10 May through September; 8-9 March, April, October; 8-8 November through February.