Sandling Beach Day Use Area will close for the season starting Monday September 18, 2017 so that major water system repairs can be completed. The area will re-open as scheduled in 2018.Posted on: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 11:25am
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.
Falls Lake State Recreation Area
Day Use Areas
November - February: 8am - 6pm
March - April and September - October: 8am - 8pm
May - August: 8am - 9pm
Closed Christmas Day
All campgrounds now offer 24 hour access during the operating season. See Opening and Closing Schedule for details.
All campgrounds are closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Park Office and Information Center
8 AM TO 5 PM Daily
Office closed most State Holidays and weekends between Labor Day and Easter