Trails Open TODAY

Start the holiday weekend with the Labor Day 5K and 15K Trail Race and end with a fireworks display.

September 4-5, 2021


September 4 - 5, 2021

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Labor Day Trail Race

Jumpstart the holiday festivities with the Labor Day Trail Race. Challenge yourself with either the 5K or the 15K race that weaves through wooded trails along the Catawba River.

SUP Yoga

Enjoy the calm flatwater of the Catawba River while participating in a yoga practice on top of stand-up paddle boards. An Activity Pass and advance reservation is required. Contact Guest Services at (704) 391-3900 for more information.  

Pass Activities

The Whitewater Center offers more than 30 different recreational experiences that can be accessed with an Activity Pass.


What are the rules?

You are responsible for your own safety at all times and you must exercise extreme caution during your visit due to the inherently dangerous activities and elements at the USNWC.

The USNWC is a smoke-free facility. This includes electronic cigarettes and vapes.

What is your weather policy?

Events are scheduled to proceed rain or shine.  In the event of severe weather, the USNWC reserves the right to reschedule/cancel live music performances.

Can I tailgate or bring outside food/beverage?

Tailgating is not permitted. We do not allow coolers or any outside food/beverage, even in the parking lots. All bags are subject to search. Food, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase.