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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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Had a very fun day of canoeing, paddle boarding, zip lining, and hiking. Children aged 11-20, my sister and I. We also had a wonderful lunch at the on site restaurant. Highly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a very fun day of canoeing, paddle boarding, zip lining, and hiking. Children aged 11-20, my sister and I. We also had a wonderful lunch at the on site restaurant. Highly recommend a day trip (or more) to this venue

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The White Water Center, is a 1st class facility with something for everyone, rough water, smooth water etc. nice restaurant, with a big patio and a decent selection of beers on tap. also a great supply store. bring the family, kids can play safely, grandparents can enjoy a snack while they watch

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great outdoor activity for team building we were visiting on November when less crowdy bunch of mature people, senior managers and it was just fabolous! challenging, smart, great facilities and most professional staff!!! dont waive the high course walking on wires and the zip lines are must for any age 5 out of 5 for company event and team building

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place to take a stroll on food or bicycle. The white water rafting was amazing and this was my first time. This is a great place to bring visitors from out of town for a day of adventure.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great place for a date - whether it be during the day or at night for River Jam" a live music event. Bring your friends, your beau- even your dog to this spot. If you're up for more adventure, go during the day - hike, kayak, bike, roc climb, zip line or take on the turbulence of the... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We met 2 other couples for dinner. Good burgers, stout, and free summer concerts! I hope to try the zip lines next time!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Place to go for relaxing day or evening young activists place to lounge and have food or drinks can see activities. Just a enjoyable outdoors activities !

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took some out of town guests to see what all the press was about. The day we visited it was quiet but the competition was arriving for the weekend events. Seems the rock wall is the favorite of young and some old timers giving it their best. Did not eat there but food is available. Parking is $5 and plenty... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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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