Falls Lake

This is  beautiful small lake near Badin NC.  It is formed by a dam called Falls Dam.  Above Falls like is Badin Dam forming Badin lake.  These dams were built by Alcoa to generate electricity when they had a aluminum smelter near by.  Now, Alcoa sells the electricity back to Duke energy.  The weather was better than awesome.  75 degrees and completely cloudless.


The lake in front


Below Badin Dam

Falls Dam