The U.S. National Whitewater Center sits alongside the Catawba River and is home to the world’s largest man-made recirculating river, providing exciting rafting and kayaking adventures on Class II, III and IV whitewater rapids. Upon arrival, guests choose from different trip levels with the purchase of an AllSport Pass.
Remember how important recess was when you were a kid in school? It not only meant a time away from studying, it was also a time to relax, rejuvenate and re-energize. Like most adults striving to create a “recess” outside of work, the U.S. National Whitewater Center does just
Endurance Magazine caught up with Dirt Divas’ co-vice president, Patty Smith, recently at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, which has more than 20 miles of scenic woodland trails, river views, challenging climbs and exciting descents for riders of all ages and skill levels. It’s one of Smith’s favorite places
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