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Address: 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy, Charlotte, NC 28214-8543
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+1 704-391-3900
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The U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC) is dedicated to the promotion...

The U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC) is dedicated to the promotion of the active, outdoor lifestyle. Since 2006, the USNWC has been promoting access to the outdoors for all levels of participants through its all-day pass programs, instruction, leadership school as well as festivals, races and other outdoor events. Whether you visit the Center's 700 acres on the Catawba River or participate in the offsite programs featured throughout the United States, the USNWC wants you to play, relax and learn outside.

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Best Concert Venue!

The Whitewater Center hosts the best music! Tuckfest (April) is an entire weekend of great music. Then May-September on the 2nd Thursday of every month is River Jam Run with a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Charlotte, North Carolina

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Whitewater Center hosts the best music! Tuckfest (April) is an entire weekend of great music. Then May-September on the 2nd Thursday of every month is River Jam Run with a concert series that follows the race. The music is alway great! Pay to park and the concert is free. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy great music and... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us decided to visit U S National Whitewater Center this week and had a great time touring the facility. We had lunch at the one restaurant that was open (most of them are closed in the off season) and met some wonderful people. The park is dog friendly And there are bike trails around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here with family (adults and kids) and enjoyed it. My most recent visit was an all girls outing that I planned. We had a very active day. Everyone felt they received an excellent workout with the climbing, walking, obstacle courses, and zip lining. We did not engage in rafting or any other water activity, as some didn't want... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The name of the place only tells part of the story. As said in the title, the actual whitewater is great, but in addition to kayaking, zip lines, treetop experiences, and other kinds of outdoor types of experiences, this is also an entertainment destination. Keep coming for good food, a surprisingly great beer selection, music, biking, hiking, and sunsets. Great... More 

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Concord, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If visiting Charlotte, your friends or family must plan a day trip to the Whitewater Rafting Center. Completely man-made Class 4 & 5 whitewater rafting or kayaking river that provides hours of fun. It's also the official US Olympic training center for kayaking and rafting. The center has the country's tallest man-made rock climbing tower, COPE course, mountain biking trails... More 

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Mint Hill
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great outdoor activity for the whole family. Great biking trails and canoeing by the Catawba river. Restaurant has a good variety and the menu is kid's friendly.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walk the trails, raft, bike, zipline. Eat, drink, people watch. On a warm sunny day you can have loads of fun. Only $5 gets you parked and the trails are free. Definitely check it out.

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Belmont, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many different things to do here. Great for kids or couples. Good fun, great events. small concerts on weekend nights during the summer.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love love love this place! Lots to do if you are wanting activity. also a great place to just chill. Great food reasonably priced. Lots of great bands and festivals. No charge for concerts or festivals. There is a $5 parking fee. So worth it. Family friendly and dog friendly!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family has been going to the center since it opened. Great place to go for the activities as well as just to hike, hang out and people watch. Keep an eye on the website as they always have something going on.

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