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Beechwood Inn &
Nantahala Outdoor Center

Stay & Play in Beautiful North Georgia

Rafting in the mountains is something everyone should experience! NOC offers guided whitewater rafting trips on six rivers in the Southeast, including two trips on the infamous Wild & Scenic Chattooga River in Georgia, full of exciting rapids that leave you in awe. NOC’s main campus in Bryson City, NC is nestled in the Nantahala Gorge and offers river, land, and aerial adventures on 500-acres. Book your adventure with NOC today!

Save 10% off your rafting or aerial adventure when you book through the links below! 

Chattooga Section III

Paddle the Wild & Scenic Chattooga River in this more moderate, but exciting section of the river. Riverside lunch included.

Distance from Atlanta: 125 Miles / 2+ Hours

Trip Distance: 12 River Miles

Duration: 5-6 Hours

Age: 8+ Years

Intensity: Moderate

Chattooga Section IV

Section IV of the Chattooga River is the Southeast’s most definitive whitewater rafting experience. Paddle some of the most iconic rapids like Seven-Foot Falls, Raven’s Chute Rapid, and the famous Five Falls. Riverside lunch included.

Distance from Atlanta: 125 Miles / 2+ Hours

Trip Distance:  6 River Miles

Duration: 5-6 Hours

Age: 12+ Years

Intensity: Moderate-Challenging

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Bryson City - 500 Acres of Adventure

NOC’s 500-acre campus in Bryson City offers water and aerial adventures perfect for families, with onsite restaurants, lodging and shopping.

Adventures include Nantahala River whitewater rafting, aerial adventures like Mountain Top Zip Lining with 360° of the Smokies or our Zip Line Adventure Park with ropes course and climbing wall!

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