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Hiking & Fishing

Nice parking area with clean bathrooms. Trails are fairly easy but I would still wear hiking boots... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
Conover, North Carolina
Beautiful , love the trails

Fun , adventure and fishing, lots of wooded trails, a fishing pond, and a rolling river, bring good... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
Conover, North Carolina
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6700 N Nc 16 Hwy, Conover, NC 28613-8718
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Nice parking area with clean bathrooms. Trails are fairly easy but I would still wear hiking boots (no flip flops!). You could get by with tennis shoes if you keep your walk or hike short. Take your bug spray too. I found a walking stick...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tomgorzoch
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Fun , adventure and fishing, lots of wooded trails, a fishing pond, and a rolling river, bring good shoes and a desire for a fun day

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank everettriley192
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a great park for trail runners but it is very easy to get lost or turned around in. The trails are marked well as far as where to go and not to go but for some reason they are very easy to get...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fire15
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I go here a few times a week and always enjoy myself. I hike, bike ride and sometimes just go sit down by the river and do nothing. The staff is very friendly and do a great job with parties or classes if you ask....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rwine54
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Park has many trails, some close to Catawba river for scenic viewing. All moderate to easy. Nice picnic setting with large covered pavilion and grills and parking close by.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RSJCJr
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

I work at an Elementary school nearby the park. I took a small group of kids to complete a kindness project. The park caretakers were very supportive of our project and greeted us upon our entrance. They showed us where we could have lunch and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank maryhY1920XY
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We did the red trails (about 4 miles) which meanders the hills and finishes along the river where we saw a lot of turtles soaking up solar energy.... It is well maintained. Challening if you are riding a mountain bike. This park also has a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank claude_monnier
Reviewed February 20, 2016

Along with the trails and water access to fish, they have a great dog park! Also have great views of the dam.. Fishing was good too!

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank michaelmU4923PI
Reviewed August 18, 2015

My son and I had an excellent time hiking and look forward to returning to try some other trails. Lush landscape. Able to learn about various vegetation.

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank travelcarr
Reviewed July 26, 2015

Enjoy the peace and quiet of these 450 acres on the winding trails. Have a picnic along the Catawba River..bring your dogs (on leash) on the trails. Streams, little bridges, towering trees, lush vegetation ..whatever you like. Up and down..over the hills and along the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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