Edge of the World


Edge of the World


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend raft Monday - Saturday; After Labor Day Sat. only thru September
  • Hours - Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend


  • Highway 184 (Tynecastle Hwy.)

    Banner Elk,   NC   28604


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Guided Whitewater Rafting: Join us on a rafting adventure down the scenic Watauga River. Whitewater Fun For The Family. Thursday, Friday and Saturday are our busiest days, and July and August our busiest months. Kayaking also an option.

Rock Climbing & Rappelling Trips: Rock Climbing and Rappelling in the Beautiful Wilson Creek Wilderness. Our trip is suitable for anyone over age 12 (or at least 100 lbs). Includes transportation, all equipment, your lunch and guides.

Complete Skateboard & Snowboard Shop.

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Highway 184 (Tynecastle Hwy.)
Banner Elk NC 28604


Latitude: 36° 9' 45.3594" / Longitude: -81° 52' 18.4794"

Special Directions:

1. Head southwest on S Tryon St toward E 4th St 404 ft

2. Take the 1st right onto W 4th St 0.3 mi

3. Turn right onto S Graham St 0.7 mi

4. Turn right onto the N Carolina 16 N/​I-277 N ramp to I-77/​US-21 0.2 mi

5. Merge onto I-277 N 0.5 mi

6. Continue onto NC-16 N 2.5 mi

7. Turn left toward I-85 S 43 ft

8. Turn right to merge onto I-85 S toward Gastonia 19.2 mi

9. Take exit 17 for US-321 N 0.2 mi

10. Turn left onto US-321 N/​N Chester St
Continue to follow US-321 N 45.5 mi

11. Continue straight onto US-321 N/​Hickory Blvd. Continue to follow US-321 N 32.0 mi

12. Turn left onto NC-105 S 12.9 mi

13. Turn right onto NC-184 N
Destination will be on the left. 4.0 mi

Edge of the World Snowboard Shop and Rafting
394 Shawneehaw Ave
Banner Elk, NC 28604

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