At the top of the list is a hike at Crowders Mountain State Park, the views are spectacular. Check out the the Carolina Thread Trail for other great hiking opportunities. Outdoor adventurers may enjoy camping, fishing or canoeing all available at Crowders Mountain State Park. Put your feet in the water and check out kayaking and paddle boarding along the Catawba and South Fork Rivers. Walk over the pedestrian bridge to Goat Island and enjoy disc golf, picnicking and paddle boats. Take a break and enjoy your lunch on the patio at String Bean, Old Stone or Cherubs Café.