Videos of Paddling Trips on the River

Videos of different types of paddling trips on the Catawba and Wateree Rivers from the blackwater of the Wateree River to the class IV rapids of Wilson Creek. There is something that fits everybody's interests and abilities.

Video of Paddling Trips

Are you wondering what the water is like on the Catawba?   Check out the following video of paddling trips to find a trip that fits your abilities.

1.   Video of 2008 Spider Lily trip in Landsford Canal State Park (lower section of the Catawba River between Rock Hill, S.C. and Great Falls, S.C.)


2.  Wateree River Blue Trail

3.  Kayaking on Wilson Creek (headwaters of the Catawba ) - remember that Wilson Creek is for advanced paddlers only:

4.  Kayaking Trapdoor and Triple Drop on Wilson Creek (headwaters of the Catawba ) - remember that Wilson Creek is for advanced paddlers only:


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