Blue Ridge Rafting

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White Water Rafting Near Blue Ridge, GA

White water rafting near Blue Ridge, GA is just a short hour drive away from the awesome rafting in the Nantahala Gorge on the Nantahala River. Carolina Outfitters is located just over the mountain from downtown Blue Ridge. It’s family friendly so everyone can have a great time from kids to senior citizens. Kids need to be 7 years old to raft.

Directions from Blue Ridge, GA to Nantahala River Rafting with Carolina Outfitters:

Map from Blue Ridge to Carolina Outfitters White Water Rafting

The Nantahala River is the most popular destination for white water rafting in the Southeast. Canoe and Kayaking devotees train for the Olympics on the Nantahala River. If you’re new to rafting, the Nantahala is also a good introduction to the thrills of white water rafting with class II and III rapids and placid pools to help you catch your breath after an exhilarating ride. Its convenient location has also made it a popular destination for adventure seekers staying in the Blue Ridge area. 

Carolina Outfitters is the first rafting company on the right on Hwy 74 East as you come into Topton, NC from the Andrews, Murphy area.  Making it super convenient for rafters coming from Blue Ridge, GA.  Our comfortable outpost provides everything you need for a whitewater adventure: all equipment, transportation, changing rooms, snacks, gift shop, professional white water photos and plenty of parking.

The Nantahala River is dam controlled, ensuring consistent class II & III white water from March through October, 7 days a week. Carolina Outfitters offers flexible trip times to fit a busy family schedule.  No experience is necessary as all Nantahala River trips are fully guided.   Each trip winds down through the beautiful and scenic Nantahala National Forest.

Family owned and operated, we have the highest standards of quality, safety, and service. When you raft with us you are rafting with family.