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Are you ready for a big summer getaway? The Nantahala Outdoor Center along the Nantahala River is 500-acres of outdoor excitement.

NOC offers Fully-Guided Rafting Trips in Bryson City, covering 8 Miles or river. Ages 7 and older, weighing 60+ pounds, are all welcome. 

This beginner rafting trip is a 3-hour long adventure - and hte most popular at NOC.

Guests will experience the fun rapids of the Nantahala with an NOC river guide bringing experience to your boat. The crystal-clear Nantahala River is the perfect family-friendly river, and is an annual ritual for thousands of families.

This fully-guided rafting trip allows you to enjoy delightful mountain scenery and playful rapids in the spectacular Nantahala Gorge, picking up bits of information along the way from your highly-trained guide. Your raft will splash through bouncing waves and spin on fast currents, while occasional calm spots give rafters a chance to soak in the forest, wildflowers and each other’s company.

NOC provides all the necessary gear and equipment.

The cost is $54. Reserve your spot now at

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