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The following access site are the only sites approved by the landowners for public use.  They are generally open during daylight hours, but please check posted signs regarding parking and hours of operation.

 

Indian Valley Paddle Access

Hours of Operation: Seven days a week, dawn to dusk

Directions:  Located on Indian Valley Drive, the access is directly across the road from the Indian Valley Golf Course Clubhouse.  Indian Valley Drive is off of Greenwood Road, which connects Highway 62 and Burch Bridge Road in Burlington.  Parking and restrooms are available at the clubhouse. 

Portage is Required between Indian Valley and Glencoe Accesses

Glencoe Paddle Access

Gazebo at Glencoe Paddle AccessHours of Operation: Seven days a week, dawn to dusk

Directions:  Take Highway 62 North from Burlington.  Take first left onto Glencoe Road after crossing the Haw River Bridge.  Paddle Access is immediately on the Left. 

 

City of Graham Paddle Access on Highway 54

 

City of Graham- Highway 54 Paddle Access

Hours of Operation: Seven days a week, dawn to dusk

Directions:  From I-85/I-40: Take Exit 148, turn south on Hwy 54.  Access point is approximately 1.5 miles on the right.

 

 

 

Swepsonville River Park

Swepsonville River ParkHours of Operation: Seven days a week, dawn to dusk.

There are three primitive camping sites in the park available on a first come, first serve basis and port-a-jons are available.

Directions: From I-85/I-40:  Exit 147, turn south on Hwy 87 for approximately 1.3 miles. Left onto Swepsonville-Saxapahaw Road. After approximately 1.5 miles, take a right on Boywood Road.  Park is on the Left.

From City of Graham Highway 54 Access: Take a left out of the parking lot onto Cooper Road. After approximately 1.6 miles, left on Swepsonville-SaxapahawRoad. After approximately ¼ mile, take a right on Boywood Road.  Park is on the Left.

 

15-501 Paddle Access in Chatham County

15-501 Paddle Access

This access is leased by Chatham County and maintained by the Carolina Canoe Club.  It is primarily use is for portage around the dam or as a take out.  Paddlers beginning their trip in Bynum should begin at Bynum Beach.  Take care to enter the main stem of the Haw rather than the side channel closer to the parking area.  

No restrooms are available.

Directions: Located 4 miles north of Pittsboro on 15-501 on the north side of the river.

 

 

Bynum Beach Paddle Access

Trail to Bynum Beach Paddle Access

This access is owned by Chatham County  

and maintained by the Carolina Canoe

Club. 

No restrooms are available.

Directions: Located 4 miles north of Pittsboro on 15-501.  If traveling north from Pittsboro, turn right just before the Haw

River onto Bynum Road.  The access is

located at the intersection of Bynum Road and Bynum Beach Road.

 

 

 

Highway 64 Paddle Access

This access is owned by Chatham County and maintained by the Carolina Canoe Club.  No restrooms are available.

Directions:

The access is on Highway 64 appoximately 4 miles east of Pittsboro and 14 miles west of Apex.  On the west side of the Haw River, turn south (left from Apex, right from Pittsboro) onto Foxfire Trace Road.  Take an immediate left onto Canoe Access Road and travel .35 miles to the parking area.

From the 15-501 or Bynum Beach Accesses:  Travel south towards Pittsboro on 15-501.  Exit onto Highway 64 East towards Apex.  Immediately before the Haw River, turn right onto Foxfire Trace Road.  Take an immediate left onto Canoe Access Road and travel .35 miles to the parking area.

Highway 64 Paddle Access