Events

Featured Event

NRC Whitewater US Open

March 29 - 31, 2019

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

Upcoming Events

NOCtoberfest

October 26, 2019

Celebrate the changing colors of the Smokies with costume contests, pumpkin decorating and, of course, the Great Pumpkin Pursuit. Learn More

Guest Appreciation Festival (GAF)

September 27 - 29, 2019

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

Alzar School’s Camp Cup Challenge

July 7 - 9, 2019

The Alzar School brings campers together for two days of canoeing, group activities and community building on the Nantahala River. Learn More

Merrell Adventure Dash

May 25, 2019

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

Smoky Mountain Relay

April 26 - 27, 2019

Teams of 6 or 12 runners traverse 212 miles through the Smoky Mountains in this epic overnight relay. Learn More

Live Like Maria Freestyle Classic

April 20 - 21, 2019

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

NOC Spring Fling

April 20 - 21, 2019

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

NRC Whitewater US Open

March 29 - 31, 2019

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

NRC Glacier Breaker

March 2 - 3, 2019

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