Falls Lake

State Recreation Area - North Carolina

Falls Lake State Recreation Area is located in Durham and Wake Counties, North Carolina. Near Wake Forest, North Carolina, it covers 5,035 acres (20.38 km2) along the shores of 12,410-acre (50.2 km2) Falls Lake. Prior to 1978, flooding of the Neuse River caused extensive damage to public and private properties including roadways, railroads, industrial sites and farmlands. The Falls Lake Project was developed by the US Army Corps of Engineers to control damaging floods. Construction of the dam began in 1978 and was completed in 1981. In addition to recreation opportunities, Falls Lake now provides flood and water-quality control, water supply, and fish and wildlife conservation.

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maps

Visitor Map of Falls Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.Falls Lake - Visitor Map

Visitor Map of Falls Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

brochures

Map of Highway 50 day use area at Falls Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.Falls Lake - Highway 50 access

Map of Highway 50 day use area at Falls Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

Map of Beaverdam Lake day use area at Falls Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.Falls Lake - Beaverdam Lake

Map of Beaverdam Lake day use area at Falls Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

Map of Holly Point campground at Falls Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.Falls Lake - Holly Point

Map of Holly Point campground at Falls Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

Map of Rolling View campground and day use area at Falls Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.Falls Lake - Rolling View

Map of Rolling View campground and day use area at Falls Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

Map of Sandling Beach day use area at Falls Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.Falls Lake - Sandling Beach

Map of Sandling Beach day use area at Falls Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

Map of Shinleaf campground at Falls Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.Falls Lake - Shinleaf

Map of Shinleaf campground at Falls Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) in North Carolina. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

Guide to North Carolina State Parks. Published by North Carolina State Parks.North Carolina - North Carolina State Parks

Guide to North Carolina State Parks. Published by North Carolina State Parks.

Falls Lake SRA https://www.ncparks.gov/falls-lake-state-recreation-area https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falls_Lake_State_Recreation_Area Falls Lake State Recreation Area is located in Durham and Wake Counties, North Carolina. Near Wake Forest, North Carolina, it covers 5,035 acres (20.38 km2) along the shores of 12,410-acre (50.2 km2) Falls Lake. Prior to 1978, flooding of the Neuse River caused extensive damage to public and private properties including roadways, railroads, industrial sites and farmlands. The Falls Lake Project was developed by the US Army Corps of Engineers to control damaging floods. Construction of the dam began in 1978 and was completed in 1981. In addition to recreation opportunities, Falls Lake now provides flood and water-quality control, water supply, and fish and wildlife conservation.

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