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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North Fork Catawba River

Download the river access map here or use these GPS coordinates to find access points for the North Fork Catawba River, in the North Cove community. There is bank access and this section is stocked with Brook, Rainbow and Brown Trout, in addition to Redbreast Sunfish and Smallmouth Bass. 35.766244, -82.040727

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