The Catawba Falls trail will close on May 2, 2022, and remain closed until spring of 2023. The popular Old Fort area trail will be closed for 9-12 months to ensure the safety of the public and construction crews building retaining walls, boardwalks, staircases, and overlooks. Click the "Play" icon to find alternative waterfall and hiking trails.

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Catawba River at Joseph McDowell Greenway

Easy walk in access, handicap accessible fishing piers and canoe/kayak access available from three points along the greenway.  This section is stocked with Largemouth Bass, Redbreast Sunfish, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, White Bass and Yellow Perch.  Use your fly fishing skills to lure Brown Trout, Brook Trout or Rainbow Trout.