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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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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)