On The Water

From canoe or kayak only access, full-service marinas, York County has a variety of ways to launch your next adventure on the water!  

The Catwaba River is a 220-mile long tributary of the Wateree River. Starting in Appalachian Mountains, the Catawba drains in the Piedmont and is impounded through a series of reservoirs for flood control and hydroelectricity.

Lake Wylie is the second oldest of the eleven lakes on the Catawba River Chain. The lake stretches approximately 13,443 acres with 325 miles of shore line in North and South Carolina. The average depth of the lake is just over 20 feet.

Lake Haigler is nestled inside the Anne Springs Close Greenway boasts 28 acres. Kayaks and canoes are available for rent and paddles and life jackets are provided.

Lake Crawford is a 130-acre lake inside Kings Mountain State Park in Blacksburg, South Carolina. This lake offers wonderful fishing access by boat or bank access. Swimming is not allowed.

Enjoying the waterways of York County is always an exciting option for solo or group adventures. For those don’t have the gear, our area outfitters are on hand to lend you the equipment and expertise to make your next trip safe and satisfying!



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