Rafting, Kayaking, Tubing, Canoeing in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina
Adventure awaits you on the water! The Smoky Mountain region of North Carolina is home to many rivers and rapids of all levels. Grab your swimsuit and sunscreen and take in the incredible views of nature from a canoe, or have an exciting tubing excursion!
From the Cheoah River to the Tuckasegee River, there are so many ways to have fun and get paddling! Whichever water sport you choose, the ride will be unforgettable.
Fun and Adventure for the Whole Family
Whether you enjoy a guided scenic river tour or get your adrenaline pumping whitewater rafting on the Nantahala, the rivers of the Smoky Mountains offer adventure for everyone. Don’t forget about our fishing opportunities, too, so you can enjoy a relaxing day out on the lake, pond or river.
Get the Most Out of Your Trip
There are many nature centers and river guides available. Stop in to any of them to find out how to experience the full range of the outdoors in the Smokies! An outing on the river is sure to make a splash with your group of family or friends. So, if you’re ready to take your Smoky Mountain adventuring from land to water, visit any of the rafting, kayaking, tubing, or canoeing centers you see below!