Nantahala Outdoor Center

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  • 13077 Hwy. 19 W

    Bryson City,   NC   28713-9114


Closest whitewater rafting to Asheville. NOC offers 3 experience levels within an hour’s drive from downtown Asheville. We offer a variety of rafting experiences on the three infamous rivers.

The free-flowing French Broad River offers playtime and beautiful views as it winds through the mountains of Pisgah National Forest. The Pigeon River offers a thrilling Class III and IV experience and provides a very fast and fun whitewater experience. The beautiful Nolichucky River, the “Noli,” boasts steep, technical rapids while traversing one of the deepest canyons in the East.

Our newest adventure the Nantahala Outdoor Center Adventure Park allows you to soar more than 550' through the air on the Wesser Zip, the Nantahala Gorge’s most fun zip line, and take on a multi-level rope challenge as high as 60' above the forest floor.

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13077 Hwy. 19 W
Bryson City NC 28713-9114


Latitude: 35° 23' 28.68" / Longitude: -83° 28' 47.2794"

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