The shimmering Nantahala River offers whitewater rafting beneath the canopy of the beautiful Nantahala National Forest. Nantahala river rafting features eight miles of practice on easy Class II rapids before splashing through the exciting Class III whitewater of Nantahala Falls. This is one of America’s most popular whitewater runs, so expect to see other paddlers playing in the waves. Fontana is partnered with Nantahala Outdoor Center and Wildwater Rafting for all of your rafting needs. The Nantahala River gorge is world renowned for its family friendly rafting adventures. For more information about rafting on the Nantahala River, visit the Wildwater Rafting and NOC Nantahala River Website.


Fontana Village Resort | 300 Woods Road • P.O. Box 68 | Fontana Dam, North Carolina 28733
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