Saxapahaw Mill Race to Union Bridge Access
5.5 miles, 3 hours
Class I-II rapids
Min. river level – 2.3′ Haw River gauge (250 cfs)
Access points – moderate
$40 per single sit-on-top kayak
The many class I rapids and the long, beautiful class II rapid make this section of the river both fun and exciting, while surrounding mature floodplain forests make it a particularly beautiful stretch of river, rich with birds and wildlife.