Outdoor Adventure Near Nashville, Tennessee
A Nashville visit is not complete without a dose of adventure in the outdoors with Nantahala Outdoor Center! NOC offers whitewater rafting adventure on several rivers in the region, whether you are looking for a family-friendly float trip or nonstop adventure with friends on an Olympic River.
Just a few hours drive outside the city lies America’s Olympic River, the Ocoee. NOC offers two trips on the Ocoee River, an action-packed half-day of continuous Class III-IV rapids or the most exciting trip, a full-day combining the traditional Middle Ocoee trip with the Class IV Ocoee Olympic Whitewater Center, site of the 1996 Olympic Whitewater Center.
NOC also offers family-friendly, guided whitewater rafting on the Pigeon River, just outside of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. For adventure packages and multiple itineraries, visit NOC’s 500-acre campus just outside of Bryson City, North Carolina in the Nantahala Gorge for rafting, zip-lining, mountain biking, paddling courses, and more.
Whether you choose an epic adventure or a memorable scenic excursion, NOC offers over 40 years of legacy in outdoor adventure.
Ocoee River Rafting: Full-Day Combo (with Lunch)
This full-day, guided trip combines the action-packed Upper and Lower Ocoee and a riverside lunch. Experience exciting Olympic caliber rapids through the mountains in Tennessee.
Ocoee River Rafting: Middle Ocoee
The Middle Ocoee is “America’s most popular river trip” with five miles of exciting rapids and whitewater action. This half day guided trip is perfect for anyone looking for adventure in Tennessee.
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