Class II-III Nantahala River, NC

Nantahala River (Standing Indian Campground to Fontana Dam)

The Nantahala offers river rafting and kayaking through family-friendly rapids and is a popular spot for the amateur as well as the Olympic paddler. It features eight miles of Class II rapids before splashing through the exciting Class III whitewater of Nantahala Falls. This is one of America’s most popular whitewater runs that hosted the 2013 International Canoe Federation’s Freestyle World Championships! (Source: Smoky Mountain Blueways)

Section Details

Fishing Yes
Camping No
Manager U.S. Forest Service, Nantahala National Forest
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail No
Partner Information
Description American Whitewater