Falls Lake is a popular lake, just 25 minutes north of Downtown Raleigh, in Raleigh North Carolina. The lake itself is a 12,000 acre lake, with 5 beaches, 300 campsites, multiple boating ramps, and a network of mountain biking trails, as well as access to the Mountains-to-the-Sea trail, connecting North Carolina’s Atlantic beaches to our majestic mountains. On this page, I’ll take you through the many popular activities and resources available at Falls Lake.
Falls Lake Camping – Falls Lake Park offers multiple camping opportunities, with spaces for group camping, primitive camping, and RV and trailer camping. All camp sites allow dogs, and have access to bathhouses. Electricity and water are available at some sites, and hike-in camping is available for a more “roughin’ it” experience. Click through to learn more about camping at Falls Lake.
Falls Lake Fishing
Falls Lake Boat Ramp – Looking for a place to launch your boat on Falls Lake? This page lays out all the available ramps in Wake, Durham and Granville Counties. Maps included!
Falls Lake Dam
Falls Lake Map
Falls Lake Trails
Falls Lake Visitor Center