Gaston County, the Great Outdoors and the Equipment to Enjoy it!

Gaston County, The Great Outdoors and the Equipment to Enjoy it!

Gaston County is an international destination for outdoors enthusiasts. Professional athletes and weekend warriors go to Gaston County to climb, ride, paddle, swim, zip, hike, and about any other activity you can think of. Rivers, mountains, parks, and Olympic training centers are all available for you to experience.

Cavendish is brewing up something special

Cavendish is brewing up something special

Cavendish has a passion for good beer, and it takes perfection in methods and equipment to make perfect beer.

Have a very Gaston Christmas!

Have a very Gaston Christmas!

There’s a ton of fun stuff to do this Christmas season. Whether you’re young or old, new to the community or a lifelong resident, you’re sure to find something fun to do amongst a host of local options.

From Textiles to Trails: A River’s Changing Path to Prosperity

From textiles to trails: A river’s changing path to prosperity

The South Fork of the Catawba is not the river Ted Reece remembers from his youth. Reece, 91, can still picture the South Fork backed up to form a massive pool serving the Mays and Mayflower mills’ dyeing and finishing operations. It was wide and flat enough to land a seaplane — a spectacle he witnessed in 1938 or ’39. 

Paddling the South Fork River Blueway From Spencer Mountain to Goat Island

Paddling the South Fork River Blueway From Spencer Mountain to Goat Island

If you’re looking for a challenging, unique adventure in Gaston County, paddling the South Fork River Blueway from Spencer Mountain to Goat Island Park is one of the best.

8 Tips for Making the Most of a Trip to the Poston Park Pump Track

8 Tips for Making the Most of a Trip to the Poston Park Pump Track

There’s a new spot to hang out with friends and family in Gaston County, with just the right mix of outdoors, exercise, and a dash of adventure. If you haven’t tried out the George Poston Park Pump Track by now, it’s time to get on your bike and ride.

8 Dog-Friendly Adventures in Gaston County

8 Dog-Friendly Adventures in Gaston County

From shady dog parks to dog-friendly brewpubs and restaurant patios, Gaston County parks and businesses welcome dogs and their owners with open arms, free treats, and dog bowls filled with fresh, cool water. Here are eight adventures to have with your dog.

Your New Favorite Escape: Kings Mountain—based Winery

Your New Favorite Escape: Kings Mountain—based Winery

Veronét Vineyards & Winery is pleased to announce that it is finalizing completion on its Estate vineyards & winery property with plans to open late summer 2019.

Spurring youth interest in science goal of Crowders program

Spurring youth interest in science goal of Crowders program

A new state program aimed at getting youngsters interested in science and scientific careers will debut at Crowders Mountain State Park on July 11.

8 Family Adventures to Enjoy in Gaston County this Summer

8 Family Adventures to Enjoy in Gaston County this Summer

This summer, take a family camping trip to Crowders Mountain, where you’ll enjoy spectacular views.

Rivermen Brewing Company

Rivermen Brewing Company

Our story started out on the creeks and rivers of the southeast. The four original partners of Rivermen Brewing Company met on various paddling trips and adventures, lots of beer was enjoyed and friendships formed. We all share a love of paddling, outdoor adventures and beer. 

6 Outdoor Music Events in Gaston County to Check Out this Summer

6 Outdoor Music Events in Gaston County to Check Out this Summer

ou really know that summer’s arrived when you’re spreading out your picnic blanket on the town green for an evening of frisbee-tossing, sunset watching, and stargazing all to the relaxing sounds of live music.

Your Guide to USNWC Outdoor Clinics and Certifications

Your Guide to USNWC Outdoor Clinics and Certifications

Take advantage of all the learning opportunities available at the U.S. National Whitewater Center.Steve Huff Media

6 Weekend Adventures for the Whole Family in Gaston County

6 Weekend Adventures for the Whole Family in Gaston County

Located just west of Charlotte, Gaston County offers families plenty of options for a weekend getaway. Here are six of the best adventures for families to enjoy.

5 Must-Stop Spots along the Catawba River Blueway

5 Must-Stop Spots along the Catawba River Blueway

The Catawba River, starting just below Mountain Island Lake in North Carolina and flowing to the border of South Carolina, is one of the state's most scenic padding destinations. Here's how to make a most of this memorable trip.