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September 1, 2019

All Day

Hours of Operation

September 1, 2019

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: 10:30a - 7:00p


- River's Edge: 11:00a - 11:00p
- The Market: 10:00a - 10:00p
- Pump House Biergarten: 9:00a - 11:00p

OUTFITTERS: 8:00a - 9:30p


- SUP Yoga: 11:00a
- Open Level Flow Yoga: 11:30a
- Slow Flow Yoga: 2:30p

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.

9:00 am

Labor Day Trail Race

September 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Jumpstart the holiday festivities with the Labor Day Trail Race. Challenge yourself with either the 5k or the 15k race that weaves through wooded trails along the Catawba River, then stick around and enjoy a relaxing evening of live music, food, drink, and fireworks at the USNWC’s Labor Day Festival.

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Labor Day Celebration

September 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

There is no shortage of ways to get outside and explore with this year’s Labor Day Celebration at the USNWC; activities, music, and races await all weekend long. Saturday morning kicks off the festivities with All Levels Flow Yoga, the Aqua Rock Deep Water Solo Climbing Competition and of course, River Jam in the evening. Sunday begins with the Labor Day 5K and 15K Trail Race followed by another day of outdoor adventure, yoga, and live music, ending with a firework display after sunset to cap off the Labor 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.
  • 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.