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Skyridge Yurts &
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! 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% on Select Adventures

Use Code: YURTS10

Book any Nantahala adventure and save 10% with code at checkout! Offer includes Nantahala river rafting and duckies, aerial adventures, mountain biking and lake paddling.


Nantahala Fully Guided

Nantahala Rafting

Enjoy whitewater rafting on the nation’s best whitewater rafting river with one of NOC’s fully-trained professional guides. You and your group will enjoy beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain scenery and mild rapids while your guide tailors your experience to ensure the perfect adventure for your group.

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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, 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!

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