NOC Paddle Grapple

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NOC Paddle Grapple



  • Nantahala Outdoor Center


  • Tsali Road
    Almond NC 28713


Choose from SUP, surfski, marathon, kayak or canoe classes in this race on beautiful Fontana Lake in the Great Smoky Mountains. With a 3 and 6 mile race option, the Paddle Grapple offers an option for every boater, whether recreational or elite. Awards will be given to top finishers in each class. Sponsored by Nantahala Outdoor Center, Nantahala Racing Club & Dagger Kayaks.

Admission: $45 entry fee. Free for spectators

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35° 23' 40.9776" / Longitude: -83° 35' 31.8228"


Tsali Road Almond NC 28713

Special Directions:

Take US 19/74 West of Bryson City; turn right on NC 28N. Turn right onto Tsali Rd at recreation area signs and look for Boat Ramp.

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