Enjoy a leisure paddle through two historic mill towns where you may see blue herons, osprey, turtles, fish and other creatures who call this area home through forested shoreline . This 1.5-mile stretch of water may take 1-1.5 hours from the McAdenville South Fork Greenway and Blueway Launch to the Centennial Launch in Cramerton. A 10-minute shuttle will bring you back to McAdenville after your trip or after you enjoy downtown Cramerton. You have the option to add on an on-water kayak guide to provide information about the area and advance your paddling skills in addition to the safety and paddling basics talk you will receive on land before getting onto the water.
The fee includes a single or tandem kayak, paddle, PFD (Personal Floatation Device) and safety and basic paddling instruction on land with the option to add on an on-water kayak guide. Guests should dress comfortably in clothes that can get wet. Shoes with a heel strap, a reusable water bottle, sunscreen, a dry bag, and snacks are encouraged.
When: Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30am-12pm or 2-3:30pm.
- There must be a minimum of 4 boats rentals in one reservation to host this tour.
- Must be 4 years of age to ride in a tandem kayak with an adult or 8 years of age to ride in a single kayak with an adult in another kayak.
- Must be 18 years of age to purchase tickets.
Deadline to Purchase Tickets:
There must be a minimum of 4 boats rentals in one reservation to host this tour. You must purchase tickets by 10pm on Thursday for the Saturday or Sunday trip. If your desired Saturday or Sunday date is closed, please contact Catawba Riverkeeper's Program Director Vanessa Covington at firstname.lastname@example.org to check availability.
Our policy is to host this tour rain or shine EXCEPT in the case of severe rain, thunderstorms or lightning in the area as well as dangerous water level. If we have to cancel an event due to weather, we will provide a refund to all ticketed guests. We will do our best to notify guests of cancellations at least 2 hours in advance.
You may cancel your ticket up to 24 hours before your scheduled date for a full refund. If we must cancel due to weather or water level, your ticket will be fully refunded that day and you will see the refund 3-5 business days after the refund is submitted.
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