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39th Annual New River Canoe Race & Family Float

  • 1120 Brushy Fork Rd W West Jefferson, North Carolina 28694 USA (map)

All proceeds go to support Friends of High Country State Parks’ mission to support our state parks. 

Beginning at Zaloo’s Canoes in Jefferson, NC, the race travels five miles to the Wagoner Road Access of the New River State Park.

Music, free food samples, tubing, swimming, or hiking can all be found at New River State Park until the 3pm Awards Ceremony. You do not have to race to enjoy these fun activities! Food from local food trucks will be available.

Earlier Event: May 31
Music in the Valle
Later Event: June 1
Watauga County Emergency Fest