Mission Statement

The mission of the U.S. National Whitewater Center is to build stronger communities by:

  • Promoting healthy and active lifestyles
  • Developing environmental stewardship
  • Encouraging family and civic interaction

The U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC) is a locally owned and operated, North Carolina 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Situated on over 500 acres of woodlands, the USNWC fosters an environment for people to come together to play outside.

Dedicated to promoting healthy and active lifestyles and developing environmental stewardship, the USNWC is home to the world’s largest man-made whitewater river, offering premier outdoor activities including whitewater rafting and kayaking, flatwater kayaking, mountain biking, rock climbing, zip lines, a canopy tour, rope courses and various team building activities.  The AllSport Pass is the most popular way to experience the USNWC, offering all day access to the AllSport activities.