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First Day Hikes at Falls Lake

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First Day Hikes at Falls Lake

Start the year out right by coming out and joining a park ranger for an easy scavenger hunt/hike on the 0.75 mile Neuse Bend Trail in Rolling View Recreation Area.  The Scavenger Hunt Hike 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

  • Falls Lake First Day Hike
Date of Event: 
Monday, January 1, 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

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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