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Address: 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy, Charlotte, NC 28214-8543
Phone Number:
+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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After visiting this place once, we signed up for the entire year. Great for dogs and kids. You can spend all day there or just do a few activities.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Jason K
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San Salvador, El Salvador
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San Salvador, El Salvador
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26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After visiting this place once, we signed up for the entire year. Great for dogs and kids. You can spend all day there or just do a few activities.

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196 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited to use the zip lines and ropes courses. Beautiful grounds. Wide variety of ropes courses with varying degrees of challenge. A fun afternoon with family, friends or business colleagues.

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California
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174 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time! We did Rodeo Rafting, which I would highly recommend if you are looking for a thrilling activity with not just a likelihood of swimming but knowing that you will be! We throughly enjoyed our time with our guide Vinny. We also did the Double Down Ziplines as well as Figure 8. We also did the... More 

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35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The White Water Center is such a great, relaxing and fun place to hang out. There is so much to do or you can do nothing and have a blast. WE've been here at least 20 times and haven't gotten tired of it. It's such a great atmosphere and food is very good and not overly priced. The staff is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This is a good place to be outdoor and do some exercise... you can do almost everything you can think of

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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place to just ride bikes and relax. They are making new paths for biking or walking and adding new water sport areas or expanding so there is plenty of ways to exercise and have fun.

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Cary, North Carolina
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80 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I have been here twice in the past year and only wish I had visited many years ago! If I lived closer to Charlotte, I would have a year-round pass. It's a great place to challenge yourself physically and mentally. First I went with some girl-friends. I went a few months later with my husband and family and both times... More 

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Stallings, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Great whitewater rafting and biking spot. They have good food and live music most weekends. This is a great family activity!!

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Carmel, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Paid for unlimited use and were only able to go on 3 ropes courses. Had a small child stuck on course for 45 minutes and nobody was helping. Need to have better regulations for height and weight of kids. Great facility but was poorly managed.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit for events or just to unwind. Friendly staff and easy to get in and out. My only disappointment was trying to get a meal. Dog hair was every where. Noticed it first swirling in the air currents but dogs are allowed and that is okay. Problem was the hair settles every where. It was even sticking... More 

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