Campsite Review Holly Point Campground

Campsite Review: Holly Point Campground

Campsite Review: Holly Point Campground is located north of Raleigh North Carolina. Holly Point Campground Campground is operated by the North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation system on the north side of Falls Lake Reservoir. The nearest city big enough to have the most services is Raleigh, North Carolina. Holly Point Campground has easy access and a boat launch on Falls Lake Reservoir. The campground has 146 sites for RV and tents (63 sites with electric and water) with lake access for fishing.

Our RV in site 104
Our RV in site 104

We really like camping at Holly Point Campground.

We visited both Raleigh and Durham while camping at Holly Point Campground. Our visit is covered in this blog post. Bull Durham


Website: Falls Lake State Park

Online Reservations: Falls Lake State Recreation Area

Phone Number: 919-676-1027 Reservations: 877-772-6762

Address: 14424 New Light Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587

The campground is located east of New Light Road on the north side of Falls Lake Reservoir north of Raleigh North Carolina. From Raleigh take North Carolina Highway 50 northbound. Turn to the east on Durham Road and north on New Light Road.

Link to Google Map for the area:  Holly Point Campground

Dates stayed: July 22 – July 26, 2021

Check-out time 3 pm, arrivals 4 pm.

Comfort: during our stay, most days were hot and sunny with one thunderstorm. Temperatures varied between 75 – 93F. The temperature at sunrise was usually in the low seventy-degree range.

Elevation: 333′

Season: Mid March – mid December

Price Paid: $27.00 per night.

Our Site: #104 back in loop 3

Hook-ups: Electric and water hookups

Dump station: Yes

Potable Water: Yes

Water to fill your RV storage tank: Yes

Restrooms: Yes

Showers: Yes

Cell service: Verizon – strong signal / AT&T – weak signal


Campsite Review: Holly Point Campground, insider info:

All the sites in Holly Point Campground are pretty good. They are all in the trees with good shade. Summer temperatures are hot. In late July, we ran at least one of our air conditioners all day and well into the night.

We had the closest campsite to the water in loop 3 and the water was a long way away. Campsites without electric hookups in loop 5 are closer to the water.

Most campsites are true to sizes identified on the reservation website. Photos on the reservation website were representative of the actual sites.

Most campsites were suitable for any size RV. Campsites in the dry sections were smaller and more sloped.

Caution there is at least one sign identifying a per axle weigh limit on New Light Road from the south. The weight limit is 6.5 tons per axel this equals 26,000 pounds for our six-wheel motorhome. The bridges on this road are not marked with weight limits.

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New Light Road Weight Limit
New Light Road Weight Limit

All parking areas are on gravel with pine straw next to the site, all sites had a picnic table.

Holly Point Campground Layout
Holly Point Campground Layout
Holly Point Campground Loop 1 and 2
Loop 1 and 2
Holly Point Campground Loop 3 and 4
Loop 3 and 4
Holly Point Campground Loop 5
Loop 5
Holly Point Campground Satellite View
Holly Point Campground Satellite View

That is our campsite review of Holly Point Campground. Here is our link to our interactive map. Campsite Reviews

1 thought on “Campsite Review: Holly Point Campground”

  1. Hey there! I just read your article about Holly Point Campground and I have to say, it was a fantastic read. I love how you went into detail about the campground, from the amenities to the scenery and everything in between. Your descriptions of the campground were vivid and made me feel as though I was right there with you, exploring and experiencing all that Holly Point has to offer.

    Your recommendations for the campground were also really helpful and I appreciate that you took the time to share your thoughts and experiences with your readers. I’m glad you mentioned the fire pit and picnic table, as those are two things that are important to me when choosing a campsite. I also loved your suggestion to take a hike along the lake – that sounds like an amazing experience!

    Thanks for sharing this informative and engaging article about Holly Point Campground. Your writing style is so descriptive and personal, it really made me feel like I was right there with you. I’m definitely going to keep Holly Point in mind for my next camping trip and I can’t wait to experience it for myself. Keep up the great work!

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