Xylem Kayak Outing: Historic Mill Tour on the South Fork River

  • June 16, 2023 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • The River Room

    102 Main Street
    McAdenville, North Carolina 28101
Ticket Price Free This event is now over

Join your favorite water loving friends at Catawba Riverkeeper on June 16 for a paddle and a social with your fellow colleagues at Xylem. Riverkeeper staff will guide a 1.5-mile paddle from the McAdenville Greenway and Blueway Launch next to The River Room to Goat Island in Cramerton. We'll shuttle back to The River Room and enjoy some social time with drinks and a food truck! 

You may rent a single or tandem kayak and accompanying gear or bring your own all for free! There are only 14 kayak spots available, so register early! The deadline to register is Thursday, June 15 at 12noon. All registered participants will receive an outing details email one day before the event. 


Event Details


When: Friday, June 16 – 3pm - 6pm



  • Meet at Catawba Riverkeeper HQ/The River Room – 102 Main Street, Suite 100, McAdenville, NC
  • Kayak trip launching from the adjacent McAdenville Greenway and Blueway Launch to the Town of Cramerton
  • Return to The River Room for drinks and food


What is Provided:

  • Tour of Riverkeeper’s new spaces – office, lab, classroom, and The River Room taproom
  • Kayak equipment and dry bags
  • Riverkeeper staff kayaking guidance and an update on our goals and activities
  • Shuttle back to The River Room and Riverkeeper HQ


What to Bring/Wear:

  • Appropriate clothing layers to be on the water. You may get wet.
  • Shoes with a heal strap
  • Water bottle
  • Sunglasses or hat
  • Change of clothes and towel (optional)
  • Kayak equipment and gear (optional)
  • Drinks and food are available for purchase

We look forward to having you join us on the water and to visit our new Riverkeeper space!


Date & Time

Fri, Jun 16, 2023 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Venue Details

The River Room

102 Main Street
McAdenville, North Carolina 28101 The River Room
Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation

We educate and advocate to protect the Catawba-Wateree River Basin’s lakes, rivers and streams for everyone who depends on and enjoys them.

Thank you for your interest and support of the Catawba Riverkeeper, a 501c3 organization. 

The Catawba-Wateree River Basin encompasses 26 counties, 8900 miles of waterways, 5000 square miles of land and a 225 mile stretch of continuous river from Lake James in NC to Lake Marion in SC.

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