The Triangle area is filled with so many beautiful spots where you can spend the day cooling down at the lake. Whether you are spending a day out on your boat or lounging by the water, there are endless options as to where you can find your perfect summer spot! Take a look at some of these lake access points you can visit!

 

Falls Lake State Recreation Area 

Beaverdam

14600 Creedmoor Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587

Open 7 days a week from 8:00am-9:00pm

 

Highway 50

13900 Creedmoor Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587

Open 7 days a week from 8:00am-9:00pm

 

Rolling View

4201 Baptist Road, Durham, NC 27703

Open 7 days a week from 8:00am-9:00pm

 

Sandling Beach

14601 Creedmoor Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587

Open 7 days a week from 8:00am-9:00pm

 

City of Raleigh Milburnie Dam Canoe Access

1101 Old Milburnie Rd, Raleigh, NC 27604

Open 7 days a week from 7:00am-6:00pm

Check the website for closures due to river conditions!

 

Lake Wheeler Park

6404 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603

Open  daily July and August from 6:00am-8:00pm

You can visit their website to look at their hours of operation for the fall and winter months!

 

Buffalo Road Canoe Launch

4901 Elizabeth Dr, Raleigh, NC 27604

Open 7 days a week from 7:00am-6:00pm

Check the website for closures due to river conditions!

 

Lake Johnson Park

4601 Avent Ferry Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606

Open 7 days a week from 7:00am-8:00pm

 

Barton’s Creek Boat Ramp  

12900 Six Forks Rd, Wake Forest, NC 27587

Open 24 hours 7 days a week

 

Falls of Neuse Canoe Launch

12101 Old Falls of Neuse Rd, Wake Forest, NC 27587

Open 24 hours 7 days a week

 

Jordan Lake Access Parking Lot

Durham, NC 27713

Open 24 hours 7 days a week