Falls Lake - Upper Barton Creek Trip
Put In - Located at the Upper Barton Creek boat ramp on Six Forks Road. Put in on the right side of the boat ramps.
Distance/Time - 3.35miles/2.5 hours
Difficulty - Easy
Trip Directions - Head straight out from the put in and go under the Highway 50 bridge.
Scenery - Wide open area with blue herons after the bridge, even an eagle's nest. The lake then narrows where a zip line has been erected across the channel. You can follow the lake for quite a ways till a stream entrance. Stream ends with downed trees. On the way back you can eat lunch at the fishing area near the bridge. This area has access from Highway 50.
Hazards - Motor boats everywhere, be careful.