Welcome to the Catawba River District!
The Catawba River District is a regional organization committed to sustainable community and economic development for a 16,000-acre area comprising parts of Charlotte, Mount Holly and Belmont in southern North Carolina.
Great pieces make a terrific whole!
The River District is a vital part of the Charlotte region’s watershed and includes the US National Whitewater Center, the NC State Educational Forest, and parts of the Carolina Thread Trail.
The vision of the River District has been enriched by key community and education partners that have responded to the unique setting and opportunities that the Catawba River District provides for a holistic approach to sustainability, community and economic development, and education.