Nantahala Outdoor Center
The Best in Adventure
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 Ocoee River in Eastern Tennessee, full of fun rapids, leaving you soaked and smiling. 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!
Middle Ocoee Trip
Paddle the most popular section of the Ocoee for a half day of non-stop adventure!
Distance from Chattanooga: 50 Miles/1 Hour
Trip Distance: 5 River Miles
Duration: 3.5 Hours
Age: 12+ Years
Ocoee Combo Trip
Paddle both sections of the Ocoee for a full day of adventure, including the infamous Olympic section. Lunch included.
Distance from Chattanooga: 125 Miles/2.5 Hour
Trip Distance: 10 River Miles
Duration: 5.5 Hours
Age: 13+ Years
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, ducky and raft rentals, as well as aerial adventures like Mountain Top Zip Lining with 360° of the Smokies or our Zip Line Adventure Park with ropes course. Hit the local trails with our mountain bike rentals!