Whitewater Rafting in the Smokies

Whitewater Adventure
In The Smokies

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. Join the brotherhood of rafters and race as you travel downstream. Make your Smoky Mountain vacation memorable as you paddle among the rapids.

The Fontana Village Resort has 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.

To learn more about the rafting and white water opportunities available to every Fontana Village Resort guest, contact us directly at 800.849.2258. From Nantahala cabins to a lodge that provides a cozy Smoky Mountain vacation, the river and adventure are always close at hand.


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