Getting Outside in Ro
Find some peace and quiet a Stumpy Pond. The secluded reservoir on the Catawba River doesn’t have much powerboat traffic. Here you can fish and bird watch from a kayak. The younger residents enjoy the Extreme Adventure Camps offered by Rock Hill Parks and Recreation. With thrills that include rock climbing, mountain biking, rafting, and hiking, there is something for every daredevil. For fun on two wheels, join one of the many community sponsored bike rides.
Winthrop University i
Winthrop University gained national recognition as one of the finest comprehensive universities in the country. It has made the list of America's Best Colleges since the late 1980s. Home to nearly 6,000 students, the campus includes buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Nestled near Winthrop Lake, students have access to a wide range of activities and resources. The college fits well into the town of Rock Hill and works with local leaders to ensure the best possible experience for the student body.
Fun Rock Hill Events
The Come-See-Me-Festival attracts more than 100,000 participants every year. Held in the historic, award-winning Glencairn Garden, the all-volunteer festival began in 1962. Over 10 days, enjoy concerts, races, craft markets, and delicious foods. The Firelight Fright Tale Telling is sure to spook even the heartiest of folk and the annual Christmas Ville event is like stepping into a classic Christmas story. To top it off, the Rock Hill Christmas Parade strolls through town, bringing carols to warm even the Grinch's heart.