Canoe & Kayak
Location & Distance from Elon:
There are various paddle access locations along the whole of the Haw River. All are within 10 to 30 minutes driving distance from Elon.
How to get there:
Google Map courtesy of Haw River Canoe
What to expect:
The Haw River has opportunities for both beginners and advanced paddlers. Older dams have created small reservoirs which provide ideal flat water for novice paddlers. Other areas have greater rapids, however these areas might be more difficult when water is low.
What Elon students are saying:
MORE IN DEPTH INFORMATION ABOUT EACH ACCESS POINT HERE: https://www.thehaw.org/paddle-trail/paddle-trail-overview/
Haw River Canoe & Kayak rents out boats, runs guided canoe & kayak trips as well as courses in canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddle boards. They are a prime resource for all your paddling needs on the Haw River. Find more information here: http://hawrivercanoe.com/