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NOC's Nantahala River Outpost

Girls getting splashed while rafting on the Nantahala River Rafting: Fully-Guided in North Carolina trip


13077 U.S. 19 West
Bryson City, NC 28713

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Classic Family Adventure in Western North Carolina

North Carolina’s spectacular Nantahala River is located just outside Bryson City, North Carolina. Just steps off the Appalachian Trail and nestled in the Nantahala Gorge, is NOC’s main campus, offering 500-acres of family-friendly outdoor adventure activities; from whitewater rafting, zip-lining, and mountain biking.

As the official headquarters of Nantahala Outdoor Center, the Nantahala River location has served as a gathering spot for family and friends since our founding in 1972. Year after year, thousands of adventurers flock to NOC for activities, events, shopping, courses, dining, and lodging. Make the Nantahala River part of your yearly tradition!

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13077 U.S. 19 West
Bryson City, NC 28713

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