A Day at the Lake in the Triangle

Why spend your weekend indoors? Discover one of the Triangle's many lakes and cool off the old-fashioned way.

Updated: June 08, 2001

The Triangle's Best Lakes


Falls Lake State Recreation Area

13304 Creedmoor Rd, Wake Forest, NC 27587


Jordan Lake State Recreation Area

280 State Park Rd, Apex, NC 27523


Lake Crabtree County Park

1400 Aviation Pkwy, Morrisville, NC 27560


Wheeler Park

6404 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603

Row, canoe or sail at this state operated park. Perfect for family outings.


Silver Lake Waterpark

5300 Tryon Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606

Look out, Meatballs! This spot features a five story waterslide and tons of fun activities.