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Stan M. Adams Training Facility

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Located in Chatham County, the NCFS Stanford M. Adams Training Facility at Jordan Lake Educational State Forest is surrounded by beautiful forestland and features hiking trails, wildlife viewing, picnic shelters and Jordan Lake. The training facility is open to all state and federal government agencies and other groups.

Classrooms & Training Features

Stan Adams consists of one large classroom that can accommodate up to 100 students, which can be divided into two smaller units capable of holding up to 50 students each. There is a conference room that can seat up to 10 people for meetings. A small kitchenette is also available for storing and serving refreshments and snacks.

The facility is equipped with a full range of teaching aids and audio- visual equipment including:

  • audio and video equipment
  • whiteboards
  • flip chart with stands
  • laser pointers
  • wireless internet
Image of class inside Stan Adams

In addition to the classrooms, the property is also well-suited for outdoor training, including:

  • environmental education
  • wildland fire fighting training
  • search and rescue training
  • cross-country compass and map training
  • team building

Maps & Directions


Scheduling Classes/Events

The facility accepts payment by cash, check, ACH transfer, Visa, Mastercard and debit cards. For more information about the facility, please contact Lee Ann Blackmon at 910-263-6107 or

Stanford M. Adams Training Facility
2832 Big Woods Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

From U.S. Highway 64, travel north on Big Woods Road for 2.8 miles to the entrance of Jordan Lake Educational State Forest. Turn right into the State Forest and follow the dirt road for .3 miles. The road will end at the parking lot for Stan Adams Training Facility.

This page updated: Friday, June 1, 2018 13:20

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