Nantahala Outdoor Center

1138 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 277-8209

Named "#1 Vacation with a Splash!" by Good Morning America, Nantahala Outdoor Center rafting is a must-do on your Smoky Mountain Vacation. Explore the Pigeon River by whitewater with an experienced NOC guide at the helm. For big splashes and tons of action, take on the Upper Pigeon River - filled with Class II-IV rapids and phenomenal views into Great Smoky Mountains National Park. If you are looking for family-friendly rafting for children as young as three, the Lower Pigeon trip is a relaxing float trip with plenty of swimming opportunities along the way. Stop into our retail location at NOC Gatlinburg light #10 to book your Pigeon River adventure (and grab a discount!).