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Falls Glen is a subdivision north of Downtown Raleigh in zip code 27614. Major nearby thoroughfares include Falls of the Neuse Road to the west, Capital Boulevard/US-1 to the east, Durant Road and Interstate 540 to the south, and Wakefield Pines Drive/New Falls of the Neuse Road to the north.
Falls Glen is a small subdivision with two streets: Farmville Road and Barngate Way. Farmville Road connects with Falls Landing Drive, which in turn connects with Dunn Road. All of these streets and those in nearby subdivisions have sidewalks, thus making this an ideal area to walk and ride bikes.
The sprawling Falls Lake and Neuse River dam lie to the neighorhood’s north. Water from the dam meanders south to the Atlantic Ocean. As a result of the creation of Falls Lake, a number of parks and recreational sites occupy the area, including Falls Lake State Recreation Area and Blue Jay County Park. Both are both situated north of Falls Glen.
The Blue Jay Point County Park on Pleasant Union Church Road offers fishing, picnicking, hiking, playgrounds, educational gardens, and environmental education. The Falls Lake State Recreation Area on Creedmoor Road, includes fishing, boating, swimming, camping, and mountain trails.
South of Falls Glen lies Durant Nature Park, which features nature programs, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, fireside concerts, a playground, and a butterfly garden.
Nearby golf courses include the Falls Village Golf Course in Durham, which sits west of Falls Glen. South of the golf course is the Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
For dining and shopping, the Falls Pointe Shopping Center includes a Kohl’s Department Store and Harris Teeter supermarket. North of Falls Glen is the Wakefield Crossing Shopping Center, with merchants like Food Lion and Quizno’s.