When to Visit
Splash into Spring with NOC Adventures
Spring means Appalachian Trail hikers, budding flora, and an eagerness to shake that cabin fever brought on by the colder months of the year. Come on outside and enjoy the sunshine with a big adventure! Check out whitewater rafting on multiple Southeastern Rivers; see the new life emerging along the banks of the Wild and Scenic Chattooga, get ready for a summer on the river with a kayaking course, or take your pick of activities at our 500-acre Nantahala River Campus.
Nantahala River Rafting: Fully Guided in North Carolina
White water rafting in North Carolina is a classic family friendly trip down the iconic mountain river: The Nantahala River. This popular rafting trip is perfect for families and paddlers of any skill level.
French Broad River Rafting: Full-Day (with Lunch)
This full-day trip offers family-friendly French Broad river rafting with fun rapids, scenic mountain views of Pisgah Forest, and a riverside lunch. One of the best things to do in Asheville, NC!
Mountaintop Zip Line Tour
Fly through the Smoky Mountain skies on NOC’s Mountaintop Zip Line Tour! With almost two miles of zip lines from treetop to treetop, this trip is considered a premier zip line experience in the mountains of North Carolina.
Chattooga River Rafting: Section IV (with Lunch)
Experience one of the most iconic whitewater rafting trips in the Southeast on the Wild and Scenic Chattooga River. Natural beauty and thrilling rapids make this the “#1 Thing Every Southerner Ought to Do”.
River to Ridge: Rafting and Zip Line Package
Combine two of our most popular adventures and save with our River to Ridge package! Fly on over two miles of zip lines through the Smoky Mountain skies on NOC’s Mountaintop Zip Line Tour! Combine with a guided whitewater rafting trip for a day of adventure you’ll never forget!
Pedal & Paddle: Guided Rafting & Mountain Biking Package
Combine two of our most popular guided adventures rafting the Nantahala River and mountain biking on local Tsali Trails in this full day of fun!
Zip Line Adventure Park
Race your friends on 550-foot-long dual zip lines as you enter this aerial challenge park with over 16 exciting obstacles. NOC’s expert aerial guides offer advice as you explore two levels of the park at up to 40-feet above ground level!
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