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Falls Lake State Recreation Area

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207 mi 334 km of trail 3 Runs

Easy Trails 13 Trails Intermediate Trails 16 Trails Hard Trails 1 Trail

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Runs in Falls Lake State Recreation Area - 3

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Favorite The pond along the Sowell Trail in January 2015
Intermediate

Horton Grove Nature Preserve Loop

6.0 mi 9.6 km • Loop • 299 ft Ascent 91.1 m Ascent

(5) Butner, NC
Favorite View of Falls Lake after making a sharp right turn on MST past 2 houses
Intermediate

Jimmy Rogers Road Out-and-Back

7.6 mi 12.3 km • Out and Back • 232 ft Ascent 70.63 m Ascent

(2) Gorman, NC
Favorite Creek crossing
Intermediate

Rolling View Marina View Out-and-Back

8.2 mi 13.1 km • Out and Back • 427 ft Ascent 130.28 m Ascent

(1) Creedmoor, NC

Trails in Falls Lake State Recreation Area - 27

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3.6 mi 5.7 km #1Falls Lake Trail - Section 1
Intermediate
Wake Forest, NC
Intermediate
3.6 mi 5.7 km Wake Forest, NC
0.7 mi 1.1 km #2Jordan Trail
Intermediate
Butner, NC
Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km Butner, NC
0.7 mi 1.1 km #3Hidden Rocks Loop
Intermediate
Rolesville, NC
Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km Rolesville, NC
76.8 mi 123.6 km #4Mountains-to-Sea Trail: Segment 10
Intermediate
Hillsborough, NC
Intermediate
76.8 mi 123.6 km Hillsborough, NC 10 
3.4 mi 5.4 km #5Falls Lake Trail: Section 6
Intermediate
Wake Forest, NC
Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.4 km Wake Forest, NC
1.6 mi 2.5 km #6Justice Loop
Intermediate
Butner, NC
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.5 km Butner, NC
1.4 mi 2.3 km #7Pyne Trail
Intermediate
Gorman, NC
Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Gorman, NC
0.8 mi 1.2 km #8Sowell Trail
Intermediate
Butner, NC
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.2 km Butner, NC
1.1 mi 1.7 km #9The Gaunlet
Intermediate
Creedmoor, NC
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.7 km Creedmoor, NC
2.1 mi 3.4 km #10Treyburn Greenway: Old Oxford Hwy Section
Intermediate
Gorman, NC
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.4 km Gorman, NC
0.4 mi 0.7 km #11Multi-Use Trail
Easy
Wake Forest, NC
Easy
0.4 mi 0.7 km Wake Forest, NC
1.2 mi 2.0 km #12Multi-Use Trail
Intermediate
Wake Forest, NC
Intermediate
1.2 mi 2.0 km Wake Forest, NC
0.5 mi 0.8 km #13Pond Loop
Easy
Raleigh, NC
Easy
0.5 mi 0.8 km Raleigh, NC
0.3 mi 0.4 km #14Wild Comfrey
Intermediate
Wake Forest, NC
Intermediate
0.3 mi 0.4 km Wake Forest, NC
2.0 mi 3.3 km #15Road Closed Trail
Intermediate
Butner, NC
Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.3 km Butner, NC
0.6 mi 0.9 km #16Rock Point Trail
Difficult
Wake Forest, NC
Difficult
0.6 mi 0.9 km Wake Forest, NC
30.5 mi 49.1 km #17Neuse River Trail
Intermediate
Wake Forest, NC
Intermediate
30.5 mi 49.1 km Wake Forest, NC
1.5 mi 2.4 km #18Falls Lake Trail - Section 5
Intermediate
Wake Forest, NC
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Wake Forest, NC
2.6 mi 4.2 km #19Falls Lake Trail - Section 2
Intermediate
Rolesville, NC
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Rolesville, NC
3.0 mi 4.8 km #20Falls Lake Trail Section 3
Intermediate
Wake Forest, NC
Intermediate
3.0 mi 4.8 km Wake Forest, NC
1.2 mi 1.9 km #21Teknika Parkway Greenway
Intermediate
Gorman, NC
Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Gorman, NC
0.7 mi 1.1 km #22Epps Forest Loop
Easy
Rolesville, NC
Easy
0.7 mi 1.1 km Rolesville, NC
0.4 mi 0.6 km #23Cash Point Trail
Easy
Gorman, NC
Easy
0.4 mi 0.6 km Gorman, NC
0.3 mi 0.4 km #24Ridge Park Road
Easy
Wake Forest, NC
Easy
0.3 mi 0.4 km Wake Forest, NC
0.2 mi 0.3 km #25Point Trail
Easy
Wake Forest, NC
Easy
0.2 mi 0.3 km Wake Forest, NC
67.2 mi 108.2 km #26Mountains-to-Sea Trail: Segment 11
Easy
Wake Forest, NC
Easy
67.2 mi 108.2 km Wake Forest, NC
2.9 mi 4.6 km #27Falls Lake Trail - Section 4
Difficult
Wake Forest, NC
Difficult
2.9 mi 4.6 km Wake Forest, NC

Photos of Falls Lake State Recreation Area - 67

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A snowy day in the meadow
Jan 18, 2018 near Gorman, NC
The entrance to the Gauntlet Fitness and Walking Trail is marked by this sign detailing the trail rules and regulations.
May 9, 2017 near Creedmoor, NC
Farm Pond in Wilkerson Nature Preserve.
Mar 13, 2016 near Rolesville, NC
Rock outcrop along Hidden Rocks Loop.
Mar 13, 2016 near Rolesville, NC
End of the road, at Peninsula Point
Nov 18, 2018 near Wake Fo…, NC
Forest Ridge Park Visitor Center and office
Nov 15, 2018 near Wake Fo…, NC
View of Falls Lake, along Rock Point Loop
Nov 18, 2018 near Wake Fo…, NC
This is "Earl the Burl".
Mar 31, 2018 near Rolesville, NC

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