With the recent rain the Army Corps of Engineers decided to drain a little water out of Falls Lake. That means the Neuse River is way up and roaring! The Neuse River at Falls Dam is flowing at 2000 cubic feet per second (CFS). By contrast, before yesterday it was well below average, flowing at
Bird watching is easy to do from the Neuse River Greenway Trail. A recent cold morning found this family of geese foraging for food.
In the northwest end of Falls Lake, off Olive Branch Church Road, is a secret field that is planted with summer corn and sunflowers. Reachable by paddle or foot, it is a great place to get out and stretch your legs during a kayak or canoe trip.