Whitewater Rafting

Enjoy a leisurely float in a canoe, a breathtaking excursion down the rapids or a leisurely fly-fishing trip. Several local outfitters offer canoeing, tubing, kayaking, rock climbing and guided fishing adventure packages. Brochures are available from the Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce.


Whitewater Rafting at Nanatahala


Appalachian Challenge Guide Service
White-water rafting, caving, rock climbing, overnight back-packing trips for the family.
Phone: (828) 898-6484


Cherokee Adventures
Guided white-water rafting. No experience needed! Full and half day trips in a scenic 3,000′ gorge.
Phone: (800) 445-7238


Edge Of The World Outfitter
White-water fun for the family! Canoeing, rock climbing and rappelling.
Phone: 800-789-EDGE


Nantahala Outdoor Center
“The South’s most experienced outfitter!” NOC also offers mountain biking programs, rentals and shop, canoe and kayak instruction.
Phone: (888) 662-1662


Lost Cove Treking
Snowshoeing Trek, Back Country Hiking Guide in the Pisgah Forest.
Phone: (828) 898-9885


Ski Country
Nolichucky Rafting, Caving, Canoeing, and Mountain Bike Tours.
Phone: (800) 528-3874