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May 27, 2018

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Hours of Operation

May 27

MAIN GROUNDS: Open daily from dawn until dusk.

TRAILS: Dawn until dusk. Please check trail status prior to your visit.

PASS ACTIVITIES: 9:00a - 8:00p

WATER RELEASE: 9:30a - 8:00p


- River's Edge: 11:00a - 8:30p
- Pump House Biergarten: 10:00a - 11:00p
- The Market: 10:00a - 10:00p
- Land Yacht: 5:00p - 9:00p
- Tacqueria: 5:00p - 9:00p

OUTFITTERS: 8:00a - 10:00p


- Fun Flow Yoga: 11:00a - 12:00p

Please Note: All pass activities may not be available throughout the day. Please check the activities schedule upon arrival, or call 704-391-3900 for details. Hours of Operation are subject to change.

Memorial Day Celebration

May 27

Spend your holiday weekend with friends and family at the USNWC for the Memorial Day Celebration. The festivities include 5 and 8-mile trail races, yoga, as well as live music on Sunday afternoon and evening. Stick around to enjoy our fireworks display at dusk, capping off the Memorial Day Celebration at the USNWC.

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9:00 am

Memorial Day Trail Race

May 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

There’s no better way to kick off the holiday weekend festivities than a run through the woods. Jump in on the 5-mile or 8-mile race through the USNWC trail system, then stick around for a day full of live music, outdoor adventure and fireworks at the Memorial Day Celebration.

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Hours of Operation

When are we open?

  • Our main gate and trails are open, weather permitting, 365 days a year, from dawn until dusk.
  • The availability of our activities and related operating hours vary with the seasons. Daily hours of operation can be found on the Calendar.
  • Operating hours can be added or extended for groups and events. For more information, please call our Group and Event Planners at 704.391.3900 or submit an inquiry on the Groups page.
  • All activity availability, schedules and hours are subject to change without notice.

What activities will be open when I visit?

  • Due to the seasonality of the USNWC, activities will be limited in their availability, particularly in the months after Labor Day and before Memorial Day.
  • Because the timing and availability of our activities can change from day to day, the Activity Schedule is the best resource for daily activity information.

Notes about the weather:

  • Events and programming operate rain or shine unless otherwise stated by USNWC Staff.
  • In the event of adverse weather, some or all activities may not be available.
  • Please check weather conditions before purchasing any activity pass.
  • Refunds and rain checks are not available.
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U.S. National Whitewater Center | 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway | Charlotte, NC 28214 | 704.391.3900 | info@usnwc.org