Best Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing in North Carolina

This list represents the most popular flatwater kayaking & canoeing in North Carolina. Use this list to plan your next North Carolina flatwater kayaking & canoeing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

The Yadkin River begins at an elevation above 3,600 feet near Blowing Rock, on the eastern ...
The Cape Fear River is formed by the confluence of the Haw and Deep Rivers, near Moncure ...
The Neuse begins north of Durham at the confluence of the Eno and Flat Rivers. This is ...
Lumber River State Park owns more than 7,000 acres along the river. The park has a major ...
The headwaters of the White Oak River originate in Hofmann Forest as a narrow, swampy, ...
Most historians believe the Tar River was named for its heavily forested land of pines, ...
Crabtree Creek’s headwaters include Crabtree Creek west of Cary and several creeks starting ...
The headwaters of Contentnea Creek begin near Moccasin Creek, northeast of Raleigh and ...
Tranters Creek begins near Robersonville and flows south, forming first the Martin and ...
The Black River is formed by the confluence of Great Coharie and Six Runs Creeks, 15 miles ...
The Deep River begins west of Greensboro and above High Point. It flows southeast passing ...
The Chowan River begins as a large river on the North Carolina border at the confluence ...
The Eno River begins northwest of Hillsborough and flows to the south. On the west side ...
The Northeast Cape Fear River begins near Mount Olive as a small blackwater stream. It ...
Gardner Creek is a blackwater stream draining Martin County below Jamesville and emptying ...
Milltail Creek is contained within the boundaries of the Alligator River National Wildlife ...
The Cashie River (pronounced ca-shy) begins in the northeastern corner of Bertie (ber-tee) ...
The South River flows along the western border of Sampson County. It begins 7 miles south ...
The Roanoke River begins in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northwestern Virginia. It is known ...
Little Fishing Creek’s watershed begins between Warrenton and Littleton, about 10 miles ...
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