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Hawks Nest is a subdivision located north of Downtown Raleigh in zip code 27614. Nearby major thoroughfares include I-540 to the south, Creedmore Road to the west, Falls of the Neuse Road to the east, and Six Forks Road is its eastern border. It’s a very small subdivision with about four large wooded lots and only two homes built. In the northern corner is a large pond. The one street, Soaring Talon Court, extends from Six Forks Road and ends in a cul-de-sac. This subdivision is a gated community.
Just a few minutes’ drive north on Six Forks Road is Blue Jay Point County Park, which offers fishing, picnicking, hiking, playgrounds, educational gardens and environmental education. Also, north of Hawks Nest is Falls Lake State Recreation Area on Creedmoor Road, which offers fishing, boating, swimming, camping and trails for hiking and mountain biking. Both parks are located on Falls Lake, a large sprawling body of water created when the Neuse River was dammed for flood control.
Another nearby park is Durant Nature Park on Camp Durant Road, located southeast of Hawks Nest. Amenities include nature programs, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, fireside concerts, a playground and a butterfly garden.
For shopping, dining, and entertainment, Falls Pointe Shopping Center is south of Hawks Nest at Durant and Falls of the Neuse Road. Merchants include Kohl’s department store and Harris Teeter supermarket. Also south of Hawks Nest, on Six Forks Road at Strickland Road and south of I-540, is Six Forks Station shopping center with a Home Depot, Six Forks Cinema, and Millions Pizza and Pasta.
The nearest schools are Brassfield Elementary School, Magellan Charter, and Leesville Road High School.