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Fee Changes   

The Division of Parks and Recreation is phasing in a dynamic pricing schedule for its campsites, cabins, picnic shelters and other amenities and services. This is in lieu of an across-the-board fee increase. The last such increase in the state parks system was implemented May 2010.  The Division of Parks and Recreation will impose the following fee changes:

  • Effective May 1, 2016 the Annual Pass fee will increase to $60.00
  • Effective May 1, 2106 Special Promotional Rates for Campsites Sunday through Thursday will be offered.
  • Effective May 1, 2016 the rate for an Electric and Water campsite on Fridays and Saturdays will increase to $27.00
  • Effective May 1, 2016 the rate for Group Camp Sites will increase to $55.00
  • Effective May 1, 2016 the Senior Discount will be a $6.00 reduction of the rate applied.
  • Effective AUG 1, 2016 the Daily parking fee will increase to $7.00 on weekends and holidays.
  • Effective December 1, 2016 Premium pricing for water front sites at Holly Point will be introduced.

 With dynamic pricing, facility rental fees may vary depending on the site, day of week and time of year.  Please contact the park office for more pricing information.

 Posted on: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 4:04pm
Events and Programs

Falls Lake State Recreaton Area offers a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. Typically led by park rangers, these interpretive programs allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful. ​

Most of the events are free, though some require pre-registration. All give park visitors deeper insight into the natural world. Call the park office for more information.

 

Join a ranger to learn all the basics of fishing.  We will discuss lake food chain, water safety, knot tying, and how to rig a rod and reel. Then we will put our skills to the test at one of the lake's fishing piers.  Ages 6-16.  Registration required.  Program runs 90 minutes.  Dress for the weather.  Bring water and bug repellant. 
    Register by calling the Falls Lake Park Office: 919-676-1027 (Maximum of 6)

Date of Event:
Sun, 09/04/2016 - 9:00am
Start Location:
Beaverdam Shelter 23

Join a Ranger to learn all the basics of fly fishing.  Topics will include equipment, rigging, fly selection, fishing tactics (stream and still water), and casting.  Loaner equipment will be provided.  Minimum age of 16.  Fishing license required.  Registration required.  Program runs 90 minutes.  Dress for the weather.  Bring water and bug repellant.   Register by calling the Falls Lake Park Office: 919-676-1027 (Maximum of 6)

Date of Event:
Sun, 09/18/2016 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Highway 50 Boat Launch- Upper parking lot

Join a Ranger for an educational 1 mile hike on the Woodland Nature Trail.  We will discuss flora and fauna found at Falls Lake and walk a portion of the lake few people see.       
 Dress for the weather and a hike in the woods. Bring water and bug repellant.

Date of Event:
Sat, 09/24/2016 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Sandling Beach Shelter 1
Contact:

Falls Lake State Recreation Area

13304 Creedmoor Rd
Wake ForestNC 27587
Phone919-676-1027
falls.lake@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 36.011700
Longitude: -78.688800

Park Hours:

Day Use Areas
November - February: 8am - 6pm
March - April and September - October: 8am - 8pm
May - August: 8am - 9pm
Closed Christmas Day

Campgrounds
Rollingview campgound offers 24 hour access year round. BW Wells Group Area offers 24 hour access with advanced reservations only. All other Areas are as follows:
December, January and February: 7am - 7pm 
March - April and October: 7am - 9pm
May - September: 7am - 10pm
November: 7am - 8pm
Closed Christmas Day

Falls Lake main park gates, INCLUDING CAMPGROUNDS, are closed and locked promptly at posted closing time. No entry or exit is permitted after this time except for law enforcement or medical emergencies. 

Park Office and Information Center
8am - 12pm & 1pm - 5pm Monday through Friday.
Closed Most State Holidays.

Opening and Closing Schedule (PDF)