American Whitewater

Graves Creek, WA  Photo: Thomas OKeefe
Graves Creek, WA Photo: Thomas OKeefe

Cullowhee, NC

Contact Name Mark Singleton
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Founded in 1954, American Whitewater is a national organization with a mission to conserve and restore America’s whitewater resources and to enhance opportunities to enjoy them safely. American Whitewater is a membership organization representing a broad diversity of individual whitewater enthusiasts, river conservationists, and more than 100 local paddling club affiliates across America. The organization is the primary advocate for the preservation and protection of whitewater resources throughout the US, and connects the interests of human-powered recreational river users with ecological and science-based data to achieve the goals within its mission.