Fall foliage with a blue overlay


Nantahala Outdoor Center boasts a selection of onsite dining establishments and venues that will be sure to enhance your visit.

Savor gourmet pub cuisine at River’s End Restaurant while enjoying scenic views of rafters and kayakers drifting along the Nantahala River from your window-side perch. For a convenient yet delicious option, Big Wesser offers casual riverside dining with a variety of food and beverage choices.

Indulge in freshly brewed coffee, delectable donuts, and creamy ice cream at Slow Joe’s Coffee & Donuts, housed in the quaint blue bus. Alternatively, quench your thirst with a selection of craft beers and shots at Switchback Taps, featuring exclusively New Belgium offerings.

Whether you’re passing through, trekking the Appalachian Trail, or embarking on an adventure with us, NOC ensures a satisfying dining experience with hearty meals, sweet treats, and flavorful beverages perfectly suited to your riverside visit.

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