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Come Unwrap a Box...Turtle

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Come Unwrap a Box...Turtle

Get up close and personal with one of Falls Lake's most festive reptiles, the Eastern Box Turtle, and mark this off your holiday to do list. Join a Ranger as we explore the life history and conservation concerns of North Carolina's state reptile. Be prepared for a truely unique experience with Glenda, our resident female Box Turtle.

Date of Event: 
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
Start Location: 
Shelter 21 in the Beaver Dam Lake Area

Falls Lake State Recreation Area

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

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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)