Catawba River

Catawba River
Morganton, NC

The Catawba River originates in the mountains of North Carolina and flows from Lake James through Burke County winding in and out of Glen Alpine, Morganton and Valdese as it makes its way to Lake Rhodhiss and Lake Hickory. River access points for canoe and kayaking put in start at the headwaters

Catawba River

The Catawba River originates in the mountains of North Carolina and flows from Lake James through Burke County winding in and out of Glen Alpine, Morganton and Valdese as it makes its way to Lake Rhodhiss and Lake Hickory. River access points for canoe and kayaking put in start at the headwaters near Lake James and are found all along the river including several landings in the Catawba River Greenway Park in Morganton. CBS Sports in Morganton offers canoe and kayak rentals as well as shuttle services.