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beautifully scenic and offers white water rafting plus train rides plus just amazing scenic views

This is a spectacular river. Very beautiful and offers lots of activities, to wit: white wafter... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
JohnE399
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Ballwin, Missouri
Natural Wonder

We stopped at the river for a while during a long drive to elsewhere. It's like a hidden treasure... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
shell904
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Davidson, North Carolina
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25 Jul 2017
“beautifully scenic and offers white water rafting plus train rides plus just amazing scenic views”
24 Jun 2017
“Natural Wonder”
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Nationally-recognized as a river for recreation, play and sport, this is the place to go for rafting, kayaking, canoeing and other outdoor challenges.
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

This is a spectacular river. Very beautiful and offers lots of activities, to wit: white wafter rafting plus you can ride the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad tourist train along the river gorge. Even if you don't do any of those things, it's really pretty to...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the river for a while during a long drive to elsewhere. It's like a hidden treasure in the NC mountains and is an incredibly beautiful, peaceful spot. Even in mid-July, down by the river was surprisingly cool. Could have stayed here for...More

Thank shell904
Reviewed 20 June 2017

What a great rafting trip our group of 8 had. One of our team fell out of the boat. And I don't know how little Michael S. got him back in the boat. Great Job!! SUPER FUN TIME. THANKS CHRISTO & MICHAEL.

Thank kevinffindley4
Reviewed 14 September 2016

From signing waivers to washing your own pfd, the entire trip was rushed. If you want a theme park like experience of being herded down the river as fast as possible, choose NOC. If you are the person who wants to escape a busy schedule...More

Thank conner g
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Although I would have highly recommended the professionalism and the corporate structure of the NOC as opposed to other less funded companies around this company and although we thoroughly enjoyed the guides, the experiences of the two rivers we did with the NOC, I do...More

1  Thank ronntrish
Reviewed 3 May 2015

If you want the best and easiest rafting experience on the Nantahala then I highly recommend NOC, Nantahala Outdoor Center. Make a reservation, go to the Center, pick up your splash/safety gear and they will bus you to the launch site and then at the...More

Thank ballhawg
Reviewed 3 September 2014

On July 3, 2014 my girlfriend and I fished with Ken Kastorff with Endless River Adventures (828-488-6199). We caught 35 rainbow trout. Great outfitter!

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

This was just awesome! We went through NOC tours and I believe we had the best guide ever. His name was Lee and he loved the river, nature and his job. Out family of five owe him big thank you for making the whole family...More

Thank Thenormajean
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Carolina outfitters did an excellent job, of teaching us what to do if we would have flipped the boat over. The water was so cold, but felt refreshing. The staff was very nice and helpful, made jokes.

Thank KelsieKay
Reviewed 15 August 2014

We rafted the Nantahala on August 8th. This was our second time we were on this river and we absolutely love it. There is a pizza place along the river and this time we stopped and ate pizza and it sure was tasty. I give...More

1  Thank winterfamily2014
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