Nantahala Outdoor Center
Enjoy. Relax. Explore. The Southeast's Best Whitewater.
Restaurant overlooks the river and a bar on the other side of the river accessible via a walking bridge with a treetop playground for the kids (good entertainment watching even if you don’t have children along) & a great outfitters store!
outdoor center for white water rafting and kayaking. Swimming along river bank with restaurant, bar and shop for equipment/gifts.
If you're going to go White Water Rafting, go with these folks. This place is world class and they prioritize safety AND fun. Zipline, white water paddle, hike, they have it all.
Most famous outfitter in the U.S.! Whitewater rafting / kayaking headquarters! We're agents for the NOC and can provide you with a code for a 10% discount on rafting!
Closest whitewater rafting to Asheville. NOC offers 3 experience levels within an hour’s drive from downtown Asheville. They offer a variety of rafting experiences on the three infamous rivers. The free-flowing French Broad River offers playtime and beautiful views as it winds through the…
Great place for white water rafting. While it isn't the best white water in the area (Check out the Green River for that), it is a great ride. Plan to spend some time in Bryson city afterwards. Check out Nantahala Brewing.
Raft, zipline, ropes coarse, kayak...this popular spot is is a known rest stop for hikers on the Appalachian Trail.
The BEST place for White Water Rafting the Nantahala River. They also have other activities - like mountain biking and zip lines. Also a great restaurant!
“ Start your morning with a savory sausage and egg biscuit or try the loaded down Fontana Hash-browns. Lunch and dinner won't disappoint. Choices range from the appetizing burgers, the always-fresh sandwiches and salads, or the Appalachian Trail hikers' favorite: Sherpa Rice. Stay awhile and choose from a large selection of beer and wine.”