Explore Polk County
Located near the NC/SC border on I-26 at Mile Marker 68. Picnic tables, grills and vending machines; men, women and family restrooms; NC arts & crafts on display. Open 8am-5pm daily, except New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Columbus, NC Welcome Centers
Class I, II and III rapids make for great float trips and kayaking classes on the scenic Green River. Class IV rapids for advanced paddlers. Local outfitters: Green River Adventure Center, www.greenriveradventures.com, Silver Creek Campground & Whitewater Outfitters, 800/510-1603Saluda, NC Other Attractions