Falls Lake

Falls Lake offers some of the best camping opportunities in all of North Carolina.  Whether you are RV, tent, or group camping, Falls Lake has it all.  Holly Point and Rolling View campgrounds are the largest campgrounds on the lake.  These campgrounds have sites with water and electric hookups as well as primitive campsites.

If you enjoy hiking your gear in and want the peace and tranquility of a remote site, you will love camping in the Shinleaf Area.  Or if you are a group camper and want a group camp area, then B.W. Wells Group Campground is for you.


You can find more information on each of the campgrounds by clicking on any of the campground names.

Holly Point  (85+ campsites with water and electric; 40+ primitive campsites)

Rolling View (50+ campsites with water and electric; 30+ primitive campsites)

Shinleaf (hike your gear in to these primitive campsites)

B.W. Wells   (group campsites only)

Whatever your choice is, you can’t go wrong camping at Falls Lake.

Don’t forget to bring your camping gear.  Below is a short list of camping gear you might find useful on your trip.

  • Tent
  • Air mattress
  • Camping tarp
  • Camping chairs
  • Knife and Multi-tool
  • Headlamp /Flashlight
  • Lantern
  • Flashlight
  • Water
  • Plastic cups
  • Paper plates
  • Trash bags
  • Propane stove
  • Frying pan
  • Propane bottles
  • Camp lighters
  • Camp axe
  • Army shovel – (best item on this list)
  • Cooler
  • Campfire grill
  • Dutch oven
  • Canteen and army cup
  • Marshmallow sticks / skewers
  • Plastic utensils
  • Aluminum foil – (very important for camp cooking)
  • Camping soap
  • Paper towels
  • Food
  • Koozies
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Deck of cards


Have fun camping at Falls Lake.  Enjoy camping under the tall pine trees right on the water’s edge that surround the lake.  The serenity is unlike anything else in the state of North Carolina.