On Thursday evenings during the summer, Catawba Riverkeeper offers flatwater kayaking experiences.

Thursday evening paddles are great for date nights, happy hour with friends, or fun with the family.

For $20, you get a kayak, paddle, PFD, safety instruction, and a guided tour on the water.


Thursday evening paddles take place at different locations throughout the Catawba River Basin. 2020 locations included:

  • Neck Road Access on Mountain Island Lake (Huntersville)
  • Lucia Access area on the Catawba River/Mountain Island Lake (Stanley)
  • Copperhead Island Boat Launch on Lake Wylie (Charlotte)
  • Goat Island Park on the South Fork (Cramerton)

Check back for 2021 schedule and registration.