Run or bike on the trails and swim or boat on the water at Falls Lake State Recreation Area – Beaverdam. The North Carolina owned area has a shoreline on the enormous 12,000 acre man made reservoir. It has seven access areas including Beaverdam located off Creedmoor Road, NC Highway 50, north of the lake.
Mountain bikers have six and a half miles of beginning or intermediate trails over three loop trails as well as a separate six and a half mile trail for advanced riders.There is a short loop in the center of the area and an out and back Duck Cove Trail along the lake that can be used for trail running.
For those interested in the water, there is a beach with a roped off section for swimmers
that can be seen in the picture above. Next to it is a boat ramp for trailers to place a boat in and take it out of the water.