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U.S. National Whitewater Center

5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy, Charlotte, NC 28214-8543
+1 704-391-3900
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Beat kept secret

I wanted to something outdoors and found this place on the internet. The is the best kept secret... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Darrell B
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Kids, dogs, Moms, Dads all smiling!

No better family,pet kid friendly place in the area. They have a little obstacle course for small... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cytomitch
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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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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  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rock climbing” (213 reviews)
“zip lining” (214 reviews)
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5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy, Charlotte, NC 28214-8543
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+1 704-391-3900

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted to something outdoors and found this place on the internet. The is the best kept secret. I'm so jealous that Charlotte has such a place. There is so much to do here.

Thank Darrell B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No better family,pet kid friendly place in the area. They have a little obstacle course for small kids, awesome food, beer and wine too. They even have beer taps in the retail store, at the rafting center and the mountain bike equipment center! If you...More

Thank cytomitch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loads of amazing fun for all, definitely a place we'll revisit as a family, stayed very busy, would highly recommend

Thank Cyndi N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trails to do cardio. Great obstacle challenges along the trails. It is peaceful and quiet. I go there daily.

Thank malaychs
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is lots to do ... Whitewater rafting, flat water kayaking, paddle boarding, rock climbing, mountain biking, zip-lines and ropes course. It comes at a price, $55 for everything, for a day but I think it's worth it. My only recommendation would be to go...More

2  Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just $5 for parking and the Center is yours for the taking. Great place to grab a beer and burger. You can walk or bike ride the Center and always great fun watching people hit the rapids.

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are purchased day passes and had a blast. We did the white water rafting 1st and had an amazing time. Then we split up. My husband and son did the mountin biking course while I did the 100 ft jump and zipped lined back...More

Thank StayVacation
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place for a short-distance experience of whitewater rafting -- plus rock-climbing similartion, zip linves, trals, etc.... and an informa restsaurnat.

Thank erwalters
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my Husband here for his birthday and he loved every minute of it! I suggest to get there early, and know your activity pass doesn't cover parking, but that it is only $5. You can rent a single use locked for $2, but when...More

1  Thank Leah B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

USNWC is the place to go in Charlotte for outdoor sports enthusiasts. They also host great events and live music

Thank WDO85
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Mmaynard_77
22 June 2017|
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Response from Michelle B | Reviewed this property |
The day pass does not include a raft tour. Raft reservations are $5 per person and can be purchased only in conjunction with a Day Pass. Raft tours are on a first-come first-served basis and reservations are recommended... More
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Mmaynard_77
22 June 2017|
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Response from Mi L | Reviewed this property |
Day pass is without a guided tour. You explore all activities on your own. Rafting and zipping are still available just no tour guide.
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Suzy S
21 May 2017|
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Response from Michelle B | Reviewed this property |
There are hiking trails galore. Your 6-year old can also participate in rock climbing or ride their bike along the many trails. Canoeing and stand up paddle boards are available but I am unsure of the age requirement.
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