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Falls Lake State Recreation Area, NC

Photo: Falls Lake State Recreation Area
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Tue Sep 22 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:BW09, B.W. Wells Group Campground (Hike-In Only)
Find Similar Sites Type:Improved Group Camping Amenities:
Pets Allowed
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Reservation Window: Thu Oct 23 2014 – Tue Sep 22 2015

Check-in: 4:00 pm

Departure date:
Check-out: 3:00 pm

Site Details:

  • Site Type: Improved Group Camping
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Site Access: Hike-In
  • Checkin Time: 4:00 pm
  • Checkout Time: 3:00 pm
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Min Num of People: 7
  • Max Num of People: 35
  • Pets Allowed: Y
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 5
  • Shade: Partial
  • Tent Pad Length: 135
  • Tent Pad Width: 126
  • Fire Pit: Y
  • Grills: Y
  • Looking For Category: Group Site
  • Picnic Table: Y
  • Quiet Area: Y
  • Distance from parking lot to site: 155
  • Distance to Shower: 150
  • Parking Lot Surface: Paved
  • Proximity to Body of Water: 310
  • Restrooms: Flush
  • Tent Only: Y
Photo: BW09, B.W. Wells Group Campground (Hike-In Only)

Alerts and Important Information


B.W. Wells - 1630 Bent Road in Wake Forest, approximately five miles east of NC 50 and three miles west of US 1/Wake Forest. From NC 98, take Stony Hill Road north and turn left on Bud Morris Road. Turn left on Bent Road and follow it to the recreation area.
Alcoholic beverages, firearms (including fireworks) and other weapons are prohibited.
Camping equipment should not be left unattended for more than 12 hours.
Firewood is available for sale at the park. No collecting of dead wood lying on the ground. Do not cut live trees or limbs from trees.
Building fires in undesignated areas is prohibited.
November - February, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
March - April and September - October, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
May - August, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day. Gates close and lock at specific hours throughout the year . No entry or exit is permitted after closing except for law enforcement or medical emergencies.
Pets are allowed except in park buildings and swim areas, but they must be on a leash no longer than six feet and cannot be left unattended.
Quiet hours are from 10pm until 7am and are strictly enforced.
Unlicensed vehicles, motorcycles, golf carts, ATV's and mini-bikes are prohibited with the exception of mobility-aid devices used by a mobility-impaired person. All vehicles are prohibited from walkways, trails and other areas not designated for such purposes.



Hike-in Sites. No vehicle Access.
When fishing a North Carolina resident or non-resident fishing license is required.
Gates close and lock at specific hours throughout the year. Check with the entrance station upon your arrival on gate closing.
No Swimming permitted.
North Carolina state park rules and regulations are posted in each park and enforced by rangers. Violating these rules and regulations is a misdemeanor and may result in a fine and revocation of permit.
Park speed limit is 25 MPH unless otherwise posted. Watch for pedestrians, bicyclists and wildlife.
State vehicle and traffic laws are enforced, and the speed limit is 25 mph unless otherwise posted.
North Carolina state parks are wildlife sanctuaries; no hunting is allowed and collecting plants, minerals and artifacts is prohibited. State fishing regulations are enforced.

Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.