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NOC

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Address: 1138 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3108
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+1 866-571-5916
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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Outdoor Gear, Gift & Souveniers, Swinging Bridge, Rock Climbing Wall,...

Outdoor Gear, Gift & Souveniers, Swinging Bridge, Rock Climbing Wall, Smokies Workshops, Outdoor Activity Planning, Basecamp for Adventure, Kids Play Area.

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Must stop for camping and hiking

NOC is one of my favorite stops in gatlinburg. It is every outdoors persons dream. They have everything you could possibly need or want. They even have a rock climbing wall. There... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Maryville, Tennessee
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Maryville, Tennessee
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27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

NOC is one of my favorite stops in gatlinburg. It is every outdoors persons dream. They have everything you could possibly need or want. They even have a rock climbing wall. There end of the season sale prices are great!! I stop by there every time I am in town.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely great place to shop and great deals on a lot of items from North Face to Patagonia. Also a ton of camping and hiking supplies there. Staff are super friendly and helpful.

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Thank Chris M
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Went in there with a good friend, in the market for a hiking backpack. Boy, the sales person was the best ever, no push sale, all straight forward honest, loved! Great customer attention and orientation. Plus, this shop is just beautifully set up, outdoorsy people will love!

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Thank Yvonne H
Woodstock, Georgia
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324 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We absolutely enjoy coming here. We are unable to leave empty handed. The staff is very helpful and pleasant. Great place for all of your hiking, camping, winter clothes and adventure needs. Prices are not over the top. Beautiful building inside and out. Located just outside the Great Smokey Mountains. This a must while in Gatlinburg, TN.

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Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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180 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

It has the big outdoor brands (The North Face, Marmot, Patagonia, Columbia, Kelty and more) but even at sale prices is expensive.

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1 Thank Ryan S
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53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here and found some great gear off the clearance rack. They have a great variety to choose from and we liked the kids area. If you need stuff as you head into the GSM stop here first!

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New Albany, OH
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Watch out Big Box outdoor retailers. I have discovered a store that gives their customers exceptional 'old fashion' service. Joseph took the time to listen to 'what' I wanted in a hiking boot then he presented the benefits of boots that would be the best matches. My husband and I had a fun time, and whoever says that about shoe... More 

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1 Thank HHI_beach_girl624
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We love to stop at the NOC when we are in the park hiking to check out new gear, or just to walk around and check everything out. The employees are very helpful, and the store is always clean, and tidy. They also have a ton of quality gear, and carry hard to find (in stores) Patagonia.

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Thank Kristen M
London, Kentucky
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We love this store! We go by every time we are in town, not necessarily to buy anything (which we usually end up buying something anyway), but to just wander around. It's so cozy and unlike any other store around. We are not outdoorsy people, but we love to go in this store and explore. They have something for everyone... More 

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Metairie, Louisiana
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The only way you are going to traverse the back roads and trails around the Smokies is if you have very good maps with elevation. They have them. This store is a browsing paradise. You can book an NOC white water rafting experience at the store, although the actual location is a ways out of town. Their rafting tours are... More 

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