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Beaverdam: Several low-lying areas are flooded, including the swim beach and fishing pier.

Highway 50: The boat ramp is closed.

Holly Point: Several low-lying areas are flooded, including the swim beach and boat ramps. Some campsites in loops 2 and 4 are closed.

Rolling View: The day-use area is closed due to flooding. Campsites, group camps and the community building are open.

Sandling Beach: The entire area is closed for the remainder of the year. If you have a picnic shelter reservation, it will be cancelled automatically and you will receive a full refund.

Shinleaf and BW Wells: All areas are open.

 Posted on: Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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 for a hike on the Fox Trot Trail at Beaverdam Recreation Area.  This trail leads to some wetlands after going through different stages of forest succession found in the Piedmont of NC.  Bring plenty of water and wear close-toed shoes. 

Date of Event:
Sun, 09/30/2018 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Beaverdam Fox Trot Trail

Falls Lake State Recreation Area

13304 Creedmoor Rd
Wake ForestNC 27587
Latitude: 36.011700
Longitude: -78.688800

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Day Use Areas
November to February: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
March, April, September and October: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
May to August: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day


All campgrounds at Falls Lake State Recreation Area now offer 24-hour access during that campground's operating season.

IMPORTANT: See Falls Lake Operating Season Schedule for more details 

All campgrounds are closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Park Office and Information Center

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Office closed most state holidays and weekends between Labor Day and Easter

Operating Season Schedule