On The Water
*Please note all public access to the Catwaba River will be closed in York County May 6th through the 25th to allow for construction on the Catawba River bridge on I-77*
Enjoying the waterways of York County is always an exciting option for solo or group adventures. From canoe or kayaking access to full-service marinas, York County has a number of open waterways available no matter what activity you're participating in!
For those who can't decide between land or sea, check out the waterways located inside our parks. Nestled inside the Anne Springs Close Greenway is Lake Haigler, were you can find kayaks and canoes available for rent, with paddles and life jackets are provided, or you can bring your own! Or head to Kings Mountain State Park, where you'll find Lake Crawford offering wonderful fishing access by boat or bank access. Swimming is not allowed.
Whether you're looking for a new activity or you're already a pro, we have resources available to make your next experience one you won't forget. Check out our guides below for how to have the perfect tubing trip down the Catawba, the best pro to help you practice your stand-up paddle boarding skills, or read our blog on planning your next adventure to find more spots to launch your kayaks and canoes.