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U.S. National Whitewater Center

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The overall trail system is now 40+ miles with new trails being added often. The newest trails which are very fast/flowy are on the far north side of the park. A great way of accessing the newest trails (Bandit, Smokey and Panda) is via the Carolina Thread with the return trail being Needle. The Tributary is another great fairly new trail to check out. Nice work USNWC (visit their website for up-to-date trail maps too).

Recommended Routes in U.S. National Whitewater Center - 1

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Favorite Ryan Dunn making the Figure 8 trail at the US National Whitewater Center in Charlotte look good.
Intermediate

WWC / Carolina Thread

19.9 mi 32.0 km 1,386' Up 422.32 m Up 1,383' Down 421.64 m Down

Mount H…, NC

U.S. National Whitewater Center Biking

  • 56 Miles 91 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 7 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 17 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 1 Difficult Trail Difficult Trails
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Trails in U.S. National Whitewater Center - 24

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0.6 mi 0.9 km #1Tower 93 Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Holly, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Holly, NC 14 
0.3 mi 0.4 km #2Slalom Course
Difficult
Belmont, NC
Difficult
Belmont, NC 14 
1.3 mi 2.1 km #3Needle
Intermediate
Mount Holly, NC
Intermediate
Mount Holly, NC
2.6 mi 4.1 km #4Lake Loop
Easy
Mount Holly, NC
Easy
Mount Holly, NC 21 
2.6 mi 4.1 km #5WWC East
Intermediate
Mount Holly, NC
Intermediate
Mount Holly, NC 14 
1.8 mi 2.8 km #6Bandit
Intermediate
Mount Holly, NC
Intermediate
Mount Holly, NC
1.6 mi 2.6 km #7WWC East Main Extension Spur Loop
Difficult
Mount Holly, NC
Difficult
Mount Holly, NC 12 
2.5 mi 4.0 km #8Tributary
Intermediate
Mount Holly, NC
Intermediate
Mount Holly, NC 10 
0.9 mi 1.4 km #9Panda
Easy/Intermediate
Mount Holly, NC
Easy/Intermediate
Mount Holly, NC
0.6 mi 0.9 km #10Smokey
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Holly, NC
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Holly, NC

Photos of U.S. National Whitewater Center - 9

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Ryan Dunn making the Figure 8 trail at the US National Whitewater Center in Charlotte look good.
Apr 19, 2019 near Mount H…, NC
The sun sets over the Catawba River along the North Main Loop.
Mar 14, 2017 near Mount H…, NC
Creek near the start of the rail trail bridges.
Mar 23, 2021 near Mount H…, NC
Fall colors erupt on the North Main Loop.
Mar 14, 2017 near Mount H…, NC
Rock garden just after start of WWC East.
Nov 22, 2015 near Mount H…, NC
Awesome views of the Catawba river along the ride.
Sep 22, 2018 near Mount H…, NC
Horses on Lake Loop.(good start off trail)
Oct 21, 2017 near Mount H…, NC
Long Creek peeks through the trees along the North Main Loop.
Mar 14, 2017 near Mount H…, NC
A view northwest near the Whitewater Center.
Jul 25, 2013 near Mount H…, NC