Disover the best of both worlds

One Of Life’s Greatest Luxuries Is The
Opportunity And Time To Recreate.

Shinleaf Estates is your gateway to the great outdoors. With the beautiful Falls Lake State Recreation Area just a stone’s throw away, you and your loved ones can create lasting memories. Whether it’s a peaceful picnic, a day of water sports, or a leisurely hike, every moment contributes to the unique Shinleaf experience. Here, you’ll discover the extraordinary luxury of enjoying all that nature has to offer, right from your back yard.

You can enjoy it all!

Discover Nearby Outdoor Recreation

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With direct access to the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, you can enjoy leisurely walks, join run clubs, or tackle challenging hikes. Immerse yourself in nature’s beauty and embark on unforgettable outdoor adventures.

Experience the joy of biking with nearby access to miles of scenic popular bike trails like the Neuse River Trail and the Eno River to Falls Lake Trail. For an easy mountain bike adventure, try nearby Beaver Dam North Loop Trail.

Explore a world of water adventures at your fingertips. Whether you crave the thrill of wakeboarding and wakesurfing or seek the tranquility of kayaking and paddleboarding, the possibilities for fun and excitement on the water are endless.

Play a casual game or take on a challenging 18-hole course at nearby golf courses like Hasentree Club, Heritage Golf Club, or the North Ridge Country Club. With options for both public and private play, golfers of all skill levels can enjoy their favorite sport.

Enjoy access to net sports like tennis and pickleball. Whether you’re a pro or a beginner, these recreational activities offer a fun way to stay active and connect with others. Embrace an dynamic lifestyle and have fun with friendly matches or competitive play.

Soar through the treetops and embrace the thrill of ziplining and aerial adventures at nearby facilities. Challenge yourself on high ropes courses, conquer obstacles, and create unforgettable memories in the sky.

Immerse yourself in the great outdoors with ease and convenient access to game lands, ranges, and a variety of nature pursuits. Whether you enjoy gardening, horseback riding, birding, or water fowling, you can indulge in your passion for nature right here.

With easy access to multiple boat ramps and marinas, you can indulge in your favorite boating activities. Whether it’s cruising, fishing, or simply enjoying the peacefulness of the lake, your boating excursions are just moments away.

Whether you’re a seasoned angler or new to the sport, Falls Lake offers a diverse range of fish species and scenic spots to cast your line. From shoreline fishing to boat fishing, you’ll find the perfect spot to reel in your next catch.

Get Ready For Outdoor Exploration

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Enjoy exclusive access to North Carolina’s renowned Mountains-to-Sea Trail, spanning over 1,200 miles. This iconic trail offers endless opportunities for leisurely walks, invigorating hikes, and energizing runs. With direct neighborhood access, you can immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of North Carolina’s outdoors whenever you like.

Discover endless fun and relaxation at Falls Lake. Relax on one of its beaches, have a picnic, swim, and explore the recreational areas. Whether you’re boating, fishing, or simply enjoying the scenic beauty, the Falls Lake region offers a beautiful place to call home with countless opportunities for outdoor enjoyment.

Falls Lake State Recreation Area &
Shinleaf State Park

North Carolina’s scenic
wilderness at
your back door

Discover the beauty of Falls Lake State Recreation Area, which offers a range of experiences for nature enthusiasts. Whether you prefer traditional or group camping, Shinleaf State Park is the ideal destination. Pitch your tent under the starlit sky and enjoy the tranquility. With easy drive-up access and nearby water sources, your camping experience will be seamless. Explore the 12,000-acre Falls Lake reservoir, enhanced by the presence of monarch butterflies during spring and fall. Embark on thrilling backpacking journeys along trails, including the Falls Lake Trail and the Mountains-to-Sea State Trail, unveiling a world of exploration and adventure. Enjoy a host of park amenities, including boat ramps, amphitheaters, and beach access. At Shinleaf Estates, you’ll experience an exceptional lifestyle with Falls Lake as the ideal backdrop to your perfect home.

Visitor Center
(984) 867-8000
Falls Lake State Park website