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Things to do in Falls Lake

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Other Great Outdoors
“We are very close to the Falls Lake State Recreation Area which covers 5,035 acres along the shores of 12,410-acre Falls Lake.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“This rather famous gallery is just a few miles down the road. Their gift shop sells local one of a kind household goods, artwork, pottery, jewelry. They also sell plants. Check their website for the occasional exhibits and events. Sometimes they have a food truck or two (but call or check their website.) ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“Miles of paved greenway & dirt trails wind around Falls Lake & the Neuse River. Fishing, Vikings, hiking, canoeing ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“236 acre educational park on the other side of Falls Lake. Features “Go Ape” a high ropes course in the forest canopy. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lake
  • 1 local recommends
Food
“Three Bears Acres It is wholesome ! outdoor activities for kids 3-11 paddle boats, toboggan, corrugated tubes and Achery (make sure kids are supervised )”
  • 3 locals recommend
Food
“Winterpast Farm Meet Farmer Mary and the animals.. it's a petting zoo can you handle 10 acres of farmland ? you will enjoy it specially kids entrance fees: $10.00 it may vary...”
  • 1 local recommends
Pharmacy
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“A local favorite swimming hole. Take a pair of water shoes and enjoy mucking about in the river. If you want to float downstream for the afternoon, I have a double kayak for rent and will be able to pick you up at the take-out near Capital Blvd (1.5 hour trip) for $40 or at the Buffalo Rd (4 hour trip) take-out for $80. Tubing drop off and pickup is $20. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Gym
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“It's a lake that feels like the beach! It's only 20 minutes away (compared to 3 hours to the ocean), and it's got sand beaches and public swimming areas. It's $6-$7 from April-September depending on the day, but free on weekdays from September through May (excluding holidays). You can bring stuff to grill on their outdoor grills (like at picnic shelters) if you'd like. Our whole family loves it! You can also bring floaties. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Street Address
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends