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Falls Lake In North Carolina

Falls Lake, North Carolina

Boating, camping and fishing.

Camping, fishing and all kinds of boating activities are abundant at Falls Lake, in the northeast part of the state. Over 300 campsites, some with RV hookups are conveniently located around the lake. Public boat ramps, the marina and boat rentals are available to enhance your stay at Falls Reservoir. This sprawling 12,400-acre lake sits on the outskirts of Durham, NC and offers anglers a wide variety of fish species. catfish, crappie, white bass, stripers, perch and chain pickerel all provide anglers with an opportunity for a fun day of fishing. Largemouth bass tend to garner a great deal of the fishing attention here yet this healthy fishery has so much more to offer. The water maintains a nice stain most of the time and there are sections of trees and stumps in many of the coves. Spinnerbaits, square bill crankbaits and jigs are popular when fishing shallow. Creek channels, ledges, humps and other structure often hold concentrations of fish, especially in summer and winter.

Area Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NEARBY

Camping

Holly Point Campground - 919 676-1027

Falls Lake State Recreation Area Campground - 919 676-1027

BW Wells Group Campsites - 919 676-1027

Rolling View Campground Loop C - 919 676-1027

Falls of the Neuse Lake Map

Fishing

Fish species found in Falls Lake include largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, white bass, white perch, yellow perch, striped bass and chain pickerel.

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Blue catfish Black crappie White crappie Bluegill White Bass White Perch Yellow Perch Striped bass Chain pickerel

Click here for a NC Fishing License.

Local Contact Information

Falls Lake State Recreation Area
13304 Creedmoor Rd
Wake Forest, NC 27587
919 676-1027

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