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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: Mon Sep 21 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:Shelter 26, Beaver Dam Shelters
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Pets Allowed Accessible
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Reservation Window: Wed Oct 22 2014 – Mon Sep 21 2015

Check-in: 9:00 am

Departure date:
Check-out: N/A

Site Details:

  • Site Type: Picnic Shelter
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • ADA Accessible: Y
  • Site Access: Drive-In
  • Checkin Time: 9:00 am
  • Type of Use: Day
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 100
  • Pets Allowed: Y
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 20
  • Lighting: Y
  • Grills: Y
  • Looking For Category: Day Use
  • Distance from parking lot to site: 75
  • Distance to Body of Water: 800
  • Distance to Restrooms: 500
  • Electricity Available: Y
  • Num of Picnic Tables: 8
Photo: Shelter 26, Beaver Dam Shelters

Alerts and Important Information


Check out time for Day Use facilities is one half hour before park closing time.
Seasonal Checkout times-
November-February 5:30pm
March, April, September and October 7:30pm
May-August 8:30pm

Beaverdam - 14600 Creedmoor Road, Wake Forest, is located on NC 50, three miles north of NC 98.
Alcoholic beverages, firearms (including fireworks) and other weapons are prohibited.
An entrance fee is charged per vehicle during the summer months and is not included in the rental fee. Fees apply weekends in April, May and September, then everyday starting the weekend of Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Gates lock at specific hours posted upon entering the park throughout the year.
Check out time is 1/2 hour before the park closed.
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
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.
There is a $6.00 charge per car for day guests; $4.00 for seniors. Fees apply weekends in April, May and September, then everyday starting the weekend of Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Special activity permit shall be required for special events like weddings, bike events, festivals, etc. Please contact the park office for further information.
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.



When fishing a North Carolina resident or non-resident fishing license is required.
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.
Swimming in designated areas only. No lifeguards on duty.
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.

** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.