Falls Lake, NC

About Falls Lake, NC

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    About Falls Lake Located Next to Durham and RaleighAt Falls Lake, you have the joys of a quiet wooded retreat, while Durham and Raleigh are a short drive away.The Raleigh-Durham International Airport makes it easy for long-distance travelers to reach the lake. Between the two cities, you will find many attractions, restaurants, and shops along with hospitals.Beautiful Waters and Scenic LandscapesFalls Lake spreads across 12,410 acres and boasts 175 miles of naturally wooded shoreline. The lake extends 28 miles from its dam on the Neuse River. Its many coves and branches leave boaters plenty to explore.Powerboating, pontooning, kayaking, and canoeing are all popular at Falls Lake. The long stretch is perfect for water skiing, wakeboarding, and tubing.Anglers come to Falls Lake for healthy catches of largemouth bass, bluegill, catfish, crappie, and panfish.Hickory Hill, Highway 50, Ledge Rock, and several other boat ramps are conveniently around the waters.Ultimate Outdoor EnjoymentFalls View State Recreation Area and Rolling View State Recreation Area are across the lake’s eastern end.Each park offers a set of beaches, boat launches, campsites, restrooms, and more. The Falls Lake Trail runs over 50 miles along the lake’s southern shore and connects to the North Carolina Mountains-to-Sea State Trail.Ducks, osprey, bald eagles, deer, and grey foxes are some of the area’s beloved wildlife.Explore RaleighAs the capital of North Carolina, Raleigh has lots to do and see!Pullen Park was the first public park in North Carolina and remains a great place for families and young children to enjoy the day outside. This park offers paddle boat rentals, carousel rides, playgrounds, train rides, and more!Raleigh is home to many museums such as the North Carolina Museum of Art, Museum of Natural Sciences, and the Marbles Kids Museum.Another great way to see Raleigh is by exploring downtown. Here, you will find amazing and delicious dining options such as Jimmy V’s Osteria + Bar, Mulino Italian Kitchen & Bar, and 10th & Terrace for drinks overlooking the pretty city lights.Raleigh also offers a great shopping scene, visit Crabtree Valley Mall or North Hills.Premier Lake PropertyLocated only minutes from Raleigh-Durham, this beautiful lake is a convenient getaway for those looking to enjoy the outdoors and lake living!

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