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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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My son lives in the Charlotte area and he surprised me with a trip to the Whitewater Center. Had a wonderful time here. A little food, a little music, a lot of people! Loved... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Battle Creek, Michigan

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My son lives in the Charlotte area and he surprised me with a trip to the Whitewater Center. Had a wonderful time here. A little food, a little music, a lot of people! Loved the rushing water and the beautiful grass...and so much for families to do here! Should be on your "must do" list when visiting Charlotte. I want... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So much to do here, and was pleasantly surprised with the food at the restaurant. The burgers were great, and it was nice to have a cocktail. Service was good, and the waiter had a great personality.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As a part of a visit to Charlotte, my 2 sons and I spent the afternoon doing a whitewater raft trip here. The grounds and facility were really well maintained and well laid out. We didn't take advantage of all of the other activities (zip-lining, rock climbing, mountain biking....), but will next time. Our guide (Nathan), was funny, informative and... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Family of 5, with 3 boys (8, 12, 14). We all loved this place. We went in July, on a VERY hot day. The center was quite empty because of the recent amoeba tragedy. Since the white water rafting was closed, we were offered a 1/2 canopy tour for free. It was a lot of fun for myself and my... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The usnwc has a load of activities ti get into. I have gone moutain biking, hiking, flat water canoeing, rock climbing, zip lining, qnd I've done the high ropes course. I have visited with teams from work and with the family. Experiences just get better and better. I plan to do white water rafting and free fall next. I dont... More 

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United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

US National White Water Rafting Center in Charlotte is conveniently located closer the airport and we had a great time there. They have lot of activities for the entire family. Enjoyed hiking and biking trails and just relaxing with my family listening to musick in the evening. We didn't do rafting on the rapids. But enjoying watching others and plan... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed this activity. It is something we would do again if we come back for another visit.

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Barranquilla, Colombia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is great for adventures. whether you're looking for casual bike riding or hardcore kayak rafting, this is the place to go. Entrance is free ($5 parking) so you can check the place out or even do a picnic with friends. Next year I'll be getting the season pass.

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Thank Jose A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are exhausted from your chores or weekend activities and wants something either low or high key to do for the evening make sure you do not miss the music jam night at the US National Center whitewater Center. This is a marvelous place to let your hair down and just relax on the greens and listen to the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When this place opened, my friends and I were there at least 3-4 times a week. Between the food, the drinks, the kayaking, and the concert series, you can never have the same experience twice. Love it!

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