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13304 Creedmoor Road
Wake Forest, NC 27587



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GPS: 35.735554, -79.016569


  • November to February:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
  • March to April:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
  • May to August:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
  • September to October:
    8:00am to 8:00pm

Closed Christmas Day


All campgrounds at Falls Lake State Recreation Area offer 24-hour access when the campground is operating.

Campgrounds closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

*PLEASE NOTE: Day-use hours and 24-hour campground access are dependent on the operating season schedule.



8:00am to 5:00pm daily**

**Between Labor Day and Easter, office is closed on weekends and state holidays.

Prescribed Burn at Falls Lake...   

Division of Parks and Recreation staff are conducting a prescribed burn today, Wenesday, November 6, within the Woodpecker Ridge Natural Area at Falls Lake.  Prescribed burns are conducted in order to protect our natural resources, to reduce fuel loads, and to improve ecosystem health.  This will not impact visitors to the park, but please be advised of potential smoke in the area during your visit.

 Last updated on: Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Rolling View Campground Improvements/...   

Rolling View's camping sites will be undergoing improvements Mondays through Thursdays starting in the month of November.  There will be park equipment which may produce loud noises in the campground during the day. 

 Last updated on: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Seasonal Recreation Area Closures   

Sandling Beach day-use area closes for the winter season on October 1, 2019.  Holly Point campground closes for the winter season on November 1, 2019.

For a full list, see the Falls Lake Operating Season Schedule:

 Last updated on: Monday, September 30, 2019

Rangers hold regularly scheduled educational and interpretive programs about Falls Lake and its aquatic environment. Check the Events calendar for more information. 

To arrange a special exploration of Falls Lake State Recreation Area for your group or class, contact the park office.

Educational materials about Falls Lake have been developed for grades 3-5 and are correlated to North Carolina's competency-based curriculum in science, social studies, mathematics and English/language arts. The Falls Lake program focuses on the food chain. Accompanying the program is a teacher's booklet and workshop, free of charge to educators.