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Family Hike: Moonrise Stroll

Sunrise at Falls Lake State Recreation Area
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Family Hike: Moonrise Stroll

Join an easy hike to watch the nearly full moon rise over Falls Lake. We will also share tips for the upcoming solar eclipse which occur on August 21. All ages welcome on this easy 1.2 mile hike

This is part of the Hike NC! summer family series. Register at

Leader: Sean Higgins, Education Manager,, 919-707-9348

Directions: Beaverdam Recreation Area is on Rt .50 (Creedmoor Road) about 4 miles north of highway 98. It is north after crossing Falls Lake. Once you turn into Beaverdam, you stay to the right. After about 1/2 mile in the park, you will turn right to the Duck Cove Trail parking. I will have a small Hike NC! sign up at the turn.

Date of Event: 
Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Start Location: 
Beaverdam Recreation Area on Falls Lake, Duck Cove Trail parking.

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)