june 2021

18jun6:00 pm8:00 pmFeaturedDate Night Paddle and Picnic along the Catawba River2-3 mile paddle | flatwater | ages 21+ | Belmont, NC

Event Details

**In compliance with local and current CDC guidelines, Catawba Lands Conservancy and Carolina Thread Trail are taking the following steps and exercising additional precautions to ensure the safety of program participants, volunteers, and staff:

  • All programs outdoors
  • Limit program participant capacity. This program will be limited to 16 participants.
  • All staff using masks
  • Encouraging all participants to follow CDC guidelines


Need a romantic night out to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the pandemic lifestyle?  Join Carolina Thread Trail at Riverside Marina Paddle and Row for a calm evening along the Catawba River. Arrive at 6:00 p.m and explore the river with your significant other in single kayaks, a double kayak, or stand-up paddleboard. At 7:00, return to the Marina with your partner to recline on a blanket, eat dinner, and enjoy the sunset on a grass field along the riverbank. You are welcome to bring your own dinner, a blanket, and any other beverages you would like. Carolina Thread Trail is happy to provide one of our Carolina Thread Trail Pale Ales for your enjoyment!


We provide:

  • Carolina Thread Trail staff guide
  • $25 boat, PFD, and paddle rental
  • Safety gear and first aid
  • Extra face masks and hand sanitizer
  • One can of Carolina Thread Trail Pale Ale per ticket (for participants 21+)

Please bring:

  • Dinner and any beverages (alcohol is allowed at Riverside Marina)
  • A Blanket
  • Sunscreen and bug spray
  • Clothes you don’t mind getting wet
  • Water shoes or old sneakers
  • Personal medical supplies (Epipen, inhaler, etc.)
  • A personal face mask


(Friday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Riverside Marina

1500 River Dr, Belmont, NC 28012

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