Falls Lake

North Carolina

57Listings
$245K-$4.8M
$65.9MTotal Value
Falls Lake, North Carolina

Located in North Carolina, Falls Lake real estate is a top twenty market in the state for lake homes and lake lots.

The typical average list prices of Falls Lake homes for sale is $1,014,000. On average, there are 40 lake homes for sale on Falls Lake, and 20 lake lots and parcels.

With 175 miles of shoreline, Falls Lake is considered one of North Carolina's largest lakes.

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  • 175Mi. of Shoreline
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
  • Dam Name
    Falls Dam
  • Year Built
    1978
  • Managed By US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    12,000
  • Water Level
    Seasonal Full Pool
  • Schedule
    June-December
Campgrounds
(919) 676-1027
13304 Creedmoor Rd
Wake Forest, NC 27587
(919) 676-1027
14424 New Light Rd
Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Counties: Durham County, Granville County, Wake County
  • Fish: Largemouth Bass, White Bass
  • Condos available (No)
  • Notable events: Events and Programs at Falls Lake State Park: Fishing with a Ranger, Owl Prowl, April Star Sky Party, Centennial Celebration, Youth fishing tournament
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Houseboats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
  • Dock restrictions (No).
Hospitals
(855) 855-6484
2301 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27710
Airports
Raleigh-Durham International Airport
2400 John Brantley Blvd, Morrisville, NC 27560
17 miles away
Lake Ridge Aero Park Airport
Durham, NC 27704
About Falls Lake
Located Next to Durham and Raleigh

At 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 Landscapes

Falls 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 Enjoyment

Falls 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 Raleigh

As 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 Property

Located only minutes from Raleigh-Durham, this beautiful lake is a convenient getaway for those looking to enjoy the outdoors and lake living!