Our Story

The Boathouse is a center for authentic outdoor experiences on the banks of the South Fork River, the largest tributary of the Catawba River.

It serves as a place for Catawba Riverkeeper to engage visitors and residents alike with their most precious natural resource and educate them on ways they can help protect it.

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Kayak Rentals and Guided Tours  




kayak rentals & guided tours

Explore the South Fork River! Gear and shuttle service provided.

eat & dRINK

Have a local beer, soft drinks, or snack as you come off the trail or off the water. Food trucks on site for special events.


Browse The Boathouse for outdoor apparel and accessories.

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Who We Are

Catawba Riverkeeper is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting the waters of the Catawba-Wateree River Basin for generations to come.

We serve more than 3 million residents of 26 counties in North and South Carolina through Education, Engagement, and Protection.

Proceeds from The Boathouse directly support our mission to preserve, protect, and restore local waterways.

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