Cheoah River Whitewater Rafting

Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - High flow days scheduled from February to November 2008
  • Hours - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


  • Hwy 129 North

    Robbinsville,   NC   28771


A frothing Class IV/IV+ whitewater adventure; Cheoah is becoming one of the crown jewels of the whitewater world; more than a 9-mile run from Santeetlah Dam to Calderwood Lake. Recommended for experienced rafters only.

Check website for specific release dates -

Great photo opportunities from Hwy 129 as the river & road parallel each other.

How to Find Us

Explore nearby listings.


Hwy 129 North
Robbinsville NC 28771


Latitude: 35° 20' 8.1594" / Longitude: -83° 48' 18.7194"

Special Directions:

Travel 6 miles north on Hwy 129 from Robbinsville, turn left onto Joyce Kilmer Rd; launch site will be on the left at the base of Santeetlah Dam.

Get directions to this location...

Request your Travel Guide

Download or order FREE guides and maps

Discover Project Project 543

Explore unique spots across North Carolina

See all of our videos »

Close X