Nantahala Outdoor Center’s main campus is located at the intersection of the Appalachian Trail & the Nantahala River, just outside Great Smoky Mountains National Park. A mecca for outdoor enthusiasts since 1972, NOC’s 500-acre campus boasts plenty of exciting adventures to keep your entire group happy. Whitewater raft, zipline, mountain bike and hike, and explore Fontana Lake in a kayak or SUPrental. Between adventures, check out NOC’s riverfront restaurants and retail stores, and even spend the night in a cozy trailside cabin!
In addition to whitewater rafting on the Nantahala, NOC offers whitewater rafting trips on the following rivers:
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