Events

Featured Event

Outdoor Elements Festival

April 13 - 14, 2018

Come celebrate the outdoors! This family-friendly event is a must-do this spring. Learn More

Upcoming Events

NRC Glacier Breaker

February 24 - 25, 2018

This community whitewater event includes slalom and downriver races and is fun for all ages and ability levels. Learn More

NRC Whitewater US Open

March 23 - 25, 2018

This national-level slalom and downriver race on the Nantahala River is suitable for intermediate to advanced paddlers. Learn More

Outdoor Elements Festival

April 13 - 14, 2018

Come celebrate the outdoors! This family-friendly event is a must-do this spring. Learn More

Nantahala Freestyle Shootout

April 21 - 22, 2018

Join NRC for a fun weekend of clinics and competition in the discipline of Freestyle. Learn More

NOC Spring Fling

April 28, 2018

Celebrate spring in the Smokies with free live music and gear demos, a community freestyle event and family-friendly activities. Learn More

Merrell Adventure Dash

May 26, 2018

Runners negotiate challenge obstacles in this 5K adventure race. Kids aged 12 and under race free with a participating adult. Learn More

Paddle Grapple

August 4, 2018

Canoe, Kayak, SUP, or Surfski in the 2018 Paddle Grapple - a multi-discipline 3 or 6 mile race on beautiful Fontana Lake. Learn More

Guest Appreciation Festival (GAF)

September 28 - 30, 2018

This weekend, NOC says "thank you!" to our guests with blow-out sales, paddling events, live music, family activities and more! Learn More