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Each of North Carolina’s state parks has special events during the year and news about facilities, trails, staff and park supporters. And, visitors are frequently finding new ways to explore a park’s unique cultural and natural resources. Check these pages to keep abreast of the news at your favorite parks.

Ask a Ranger: Good Fire

Join us for a discussion with Ranger Scott about what prescribed fires are and why they are so important to the forest.

 

Falls Lake Youth Fishing Tournament

Save The Date!
Annual Falls Lake Youth Fishing Tournament
Saturday, May 19th, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Join us for a free & fun filled day at Beaverdam Day Use Area where we will be fishing, playing games, visiting with animals and winning prizes.

About the Tournament:

Ask a Ranger: Winter Wonderland

Ranger Crystal is out in the winter bluster interviewing a few of our animal friends to find out how they survive a North Carolina winter.

 

Bike trails:

OPEN TODAY


13304 Creedmoor Road
Wake Forest, NC 27587

919-676-1027
falls.lake@ncparks.gov

 

Map of North Carolina

GPS: 35.735554, -79.016569

 

*HOURS FOR DAY-USE AREAS:
  • November to February:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • March to April:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • May to August:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • September to October:
    8:00am to 8:00pm

Closed Christmas Day

*HOURS FOR CAMPGROUND GATES:

All campgrounds at Falls Lake State Recreation Area offer 24-hour access when the campground is operating.

Campgrounds closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

*PLEASE NOTE: Day-use hours and 24-hour campground access are dependent on the operating season schedule.

 

PARK OFFICE HOURS:

8:00am to 5:00pm daily**

**Between Labor Day and Easter, office is closed on weekends and state holidays.