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Falls Lake State Recreation Area

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Recommended Routes in Falls Lake State Recreation Area - 3

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Favorite Beautiful ferns along this trail.
Intermediate

Horton Grove Nature Preserve Loop

6.0 mi 9.6 km 299' Up 91.1 m Up 299' Down 91.05 m Down

Butner, NC
Favorite Barn
Intermediate

Rolling View Marina View Out-and-Back

8.2 mi 13.1 km 427' Up 130.28 m Up 426' Down 129.93 m Down

Creedmoor, NC
Favorite Scary bridge
Intermediate

Jimmy Rogers Road Out-and-Back

7.6 mi 12.3 km 232' Up 70.63 m Up 232' Down 70.79 m Down

Gorman, NC

Falls Lake State Recreation Area Running

  • 231 Miles 371 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 18 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 12 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 1 Difficult Trail Difficult Trails
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Areas Within Falls Lake State Recreation Area

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Trails in Falls Lake State Recreation Area - 28

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3.6 mi 5.7 km #1Falls Lake Trail - Section 1
Easy/Intermediate
Wake Forest, NC
Easy/Intermediate
Wake Forest, NC
0.7 mi 1.1 km #2Jordan Trail
Intermediate
Butner, NC
Intermediate
Butner, NC
1.5 mi 2.5 km #3Shinleaf Day Use Area Trail
Easy
Wake Forest, NC
Easy
Wake Forest, NC
0.7 mi 1.1 km #4Hidden Rocks Loop
Intermediate
Rolesville, NC
Intermediate
Rolesville, NC
76.7 mi 123.4 km #5Mountains-to-Sea Trail: Segment 10
Intermediate
Hillsborough, NC
Intermediate
Hillsborough, NC 11 
3.4 mi 5.4 km #6Falls Lake Trail: Section 6
Intermediate
Wake Forest, NC
Intermediate
Wake Forest, NC
0.5 mi 0.8 km #7Pond Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Raleigh, NC
Easy/Intermediate
Raleigh, NC
0.8 mi 1.2 km #8Sowell Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Butner, NC
Easy/Intermediate
Butner, NC
1.6 mi 2.5 km #9Justice Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Butner, NC
Easy/Intermediate
Butner, NC
1.4 mi 2.3 km #10Pyne Trail
Intermediate
Gorman, NC
Intermediate
Gorman, NC

Photos of Falls Lake State Recreation Area - 88

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View of Falls Lake
Apr 9, 2021 near Wake Fo…, NC
Slight uphill
Apr 9, 2021 near Wake Fo…, NC
Trail entrance
Apr 9, 2021 near Wake Fo…, NC
Lovely walk relatively flat. Even in 95 degree heat the canopy made it at least 10 degrees cooler.
Jul 22, 2020 near Butner, NC
Beautiful ferns along this trail.
Jul 22, 2020 near Butner, NC
Corssing a stream
Oct 30, 2020 near Gorman, NC
Barn
Sep 4, 2020 near Gorman, NC
Sign stating, there is 60 miles of trails to Falls Lake Dam.
Aug 19, 2020 near Gorman, NC