Craving Adventure? You’ve come to the right place… Rafting the Nolichucky River provides some of the most exhilarating river experiences in the world. Endless in scenic wonder and majesty, any trip on the Noli will be the adventure of a lifetime.
The Nolichucky River’s churning white waters wind through the deepest gorge in the eastern United States. With steep mountain slopes and cliffs rising more than 2,000 feet, adventure-seekers will experience the breathtaking scenery along the way. Public boat access is available upstream in Poplar, North Carolina, as well as a take-out at Chestoa Recreation Area. In addition, several local rafting companies provide guided whitewater rafting trips and equipment. The following is a listing of rafting companies.
Cherokee Recreation Area –
The Cherokee Recreation Area is a day-use river access point located on Jones Branch Road on the banks of the Nolichucky River.