Guided and unguided rafting trips, zip line canopy tours, horseback riding, rock climbing and more…

Endless Rivers Adventures Company located in the Nantahala Gorge offers whiteater rafting, kayaking, fly fishing and instruction. Guiding whitewater rafting along the Nantahala, Cheoah, and Ocoee Rivers. Links: Endless Rivers Adventures Company website

Guided Fly Fishing contact websites: Noon Day Fly Fishing,  Endless Rivers Adventures CompanySteve ClaxtonSmoky Mountain OutdoorsNantahala Fly Fishing

Guided horseback riding trips for individuals and groups through the breathtaking scenery of the smoky mountains. Links: Lonesome Dove Stables (828) 479-6105 , Chunky Gal StablesCarolina OutfittersNantahala Village Riding StablesSmokemont Riding StablesCades Cove Riding Stables

Highcountry Outfitters offers whitewater rafting adventures, rock climbing, caving and kayak tour. Specializing in whitewater rafting tours of the Upper Ocoee River and Middle Ocoee River in Tennessee for novice and experienced rafters on class I through class V rapids. Links: Highcountry Outfitters website

Nantahala Outdoor Center Named “One of the Best Outfitters on Earth” by National Geographic Adventure, NOC has led the rafting industry in professionalism, safety and service since 1972. Along with our ideal family rafting options on the Nantahala, the riverside campus features four distinct dining options, our world-class Paddling School, mountain/road bike rentals, fly fishing, lake kayaking, Mountain Top Zip Line Tour, our famous Outfitter’s Store and more! Guided and unguided whitewater rafting along the Cheoah, Nantahala, Ocoee, Pigeon, and Nolichucky Rivers. Links: Nantahala Outdoor Center website

Marinas, Boat Rentals, Boat Slips, Storage, Service: Alarka Boat Dock websiteAlmond Boat Park websiteFontana Village Marina website,  Lake Santeetlah Marina website , Deyton Camp Lake Santeetlah Boat Rental website,  Boat & Trailer Service, Live Bait, Supplies website

Mountain and Road Bicycles Sales, service, bike rentals, riding information. Local mountain bike trails at Tsali, Jackrabbit, Pisgah, Hanging Dog. Links: Bryson City Bicycles website , Motion Makers Bikes website , Nantahala Outdoor Center website , Pisgah Area Sorba website , Smoky Mountain Bicycles website , Southern Appalachian Bicycle Assoc. website , Tsali Trail Map

Wildwater Rafting Company offers a number of local adventures including Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours, a soaring and gliding experience naturally fueled by a gradual elevation change. It takes limited energy to participate and it is not designed to scare with big drops as much as excite with smooth gliding. Guided jeep adventures, inflatable kayak rentals, and fully guided whitewater trips along the Cheoah, Nantahala, Ocoee, and Pigeon Rivers. Links: Wildwater Rafting Company website

Ridge Runners Ziplines located in Andrews NC, just south of the Nantahala Gorge. Fully guided tours over eleven lines and one suspension bridge. Lines as long as 600 feet in length, up to 80 feet above the forest floor, speeds up to 30 mph. Ridge Runners website