Stay at NOC

Vacation Rentals in the Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush Nantahala Forest in the Nantahala Gorge, the Nantahala Outdoor Center offers the best in lodging. NOC has something for everyone, every budget and every group size. Spend the night in luxury in one of our scenic mountain cabins. Join the Appalachian Trail hikers at our hostel-style Basecamp while listening to stories you won’t soon forget. No matter where you stay, NOC’s lodging offers the ultimate in convenience with exciting outdoor adventures on your doorstep.

Deluxe Cabins

Enjoy the Nantahala Gorge and Western North Carolina in deluxe mountain cabins with beautiful views. Learn More

Dogwood Motel

The newly renovated Dogwood Motel's 8-bedroom layout provides convenient, affordable on-campus accommodations with private baths, access to a common area and climate control. Learn More


Stay where the Appalachian Trail hikers stay in NOC's hostel-style, budget-friendly bunkhouses. Learn More

Platform Tents

Sleep under the stars in our waterproof, raised platform tents. Learn More


Stay and play at NOC. Enjoy an array of outdoor adventures and amenities from the Nantahala Outdoor Center. Learn More