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August 8, 2019

All Day

Hours of Operation

August 8

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: 10:00a - 8:00p


- River’s Edge: 11:30a – 10:00p
- The Market: 10:00a - 9:00p
- Pump House Biergarten: 5:00p – 10:00p

OUTFITTERS: 8:30a - 9:00p


- Slow Flow Yoga: 9:30a
- Open Level Flow Yoga: 6:30p

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.

6:30 pm

River Jam Run: Race Edition

August 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursday night means it’s time to hit the trails. Take your weekday run off-road in this weekday trail race on the second Thursday of every month from May until September. Each race in the series will feature a 5K(ish) and 10K(ish) distance. Following the race, hang out and enjoy live music at the River Jam concert series.

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7:45 pm

Yoga Teacher Training Info Session (200-hour YTT)

August 8 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for an informational open house on Yoga Teacher Training August 8. Led by YTT Director, Victoria Martinez of Chakra Flow University, the session provides the opportunity to learn more, converse, and ask questions about becoming a certified yoga instructor and Whitewater’s new 200-Hour YTT program. The session follows the 6:30pm yoga practice and will be held on Whitewater’s private terrace overlooking the facility and live music from the River Jam stage. There will be a private cash bar. This information session is free to attend and does not require registration.

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7:00 pm

River Jam

August 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

River Jam at the U.S. National Whitewater Center brings together live musical performances throughout the year to a one-of-a-kind outdoor venue, right in the middle of the world’s largest man-made whitewater river. Genres including roots rock, americana, bluegrass, folk, and funk take center stage Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights as well as during each of the USNWC’s festivals. Bring your friends, enjoy our large food and craft beer selection, and take in the sights and sounds of River Jam.

On August 9, River Jam features Hedonistas.

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Hours of Operation

When are we open?

  • Our main gate and trails are open, weather permitting, 365 days a year.
  • The availability of our activities and related operating hours vary with the seasons. Day-of activity availability is accessed through the Activity Schedule; other daily hours of operation, such as food and beverage, 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.
  • For other questions about activities at the USNWC, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions.

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 day-of activity information.
  • Activity lines may close prior to pass hours.

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.