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"No Wake Zone" Public Meeting Nov. 29th at 4:00pm   

Date:  Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Time:  4:00pm
Location:  Rollingview Community Building located at 4201 Baptist Road, NC 27587
Topic:  Falls Lake State Recreation Area is having a meeting referencing extending the Holly Point Campground's "no wake zone" for safety concerns.  Invitation is open to the public.

 Posted on: Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:35pm
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.


You know there’s always room for pie! Come out to the park and learn the art of cooking in a Dutch Oven, a handy skill for the next time you cook outside. While we bake we will also discuss the history of pumpkin pie, yum!

Date of Event:
Sat, 11/25/2017 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Beaver Dam Lake Area: Shelter 21

Have you ever been on a hike and expected to see an animal, but did not?  Come learn what animals live around the Falls Lake Area.  Learn what signs to look for to let you know an animal has been around.  You may not see an animal on your hike, but after this program you will know they have been about.

Date of Event:
Sun, 11/26/2017 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Rolling View: Shelter 15

Start the year out right by coming out and joining a park ranger for a scavenger hunt/hike on the 0.75 mile Neuse Bend Trail in Rolling View Recreation Area.  Scavenger hunt is designed for ages 6-12 but all ages are encouraged to participate. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Wear appropriate clothes and shoes. Reservations are required...Please call the park office at 919-676-1027 to sign up.

**Hikes will be held at 10am, and 2pm!!  Registration for hikes starts Friday, December 1st, 2017 and are limited to the first 35 participants per time slot**

The hikes will start at the Rolling View Recreation Area Track Trailhead (

Rolling View Recreation Area is located at 4201 Baptist Road, Durham, NC 27703

Date of Event:
Mon, 01/01/2018 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Rolling View Recreation Area - Neuse Bend Trail (TRACK Trail)

Falls Lake State Recreation Area

13304 Creedmoor Rd
Wake ForestNC 27587
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


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

Opening and Closing Schedule (PDF)