Nantahala River Rafting Center Directions

NANTAHALA RAFTING CENTER
10160 Highway 19 West
Bryson City, NC
28713


From Knoxville
(Approx. 2 1/2 - 3 Hrs.) Go East on I-40. Turn right onto highway 66 to Sevierville. Follow signs to Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg. Continue on 441 South over the Great Smoky Mountains into Cherokee. In Cherokee, follow signs for 441 South. Eventually you will turn onto a 4 lane 441 S. Continue South on 441 and look for signs pointing to Bryson City. Exit onto the four lane 19S/74W. Go West 10 miles past Bryson City. You will see a sign entering into the Nantahala Gorge. Our Rafting Outpost will be on your right 1 1/2 miles into the Nantahala Gorge. Look for our Rolling Thunder River Company billboard.


From Asheville
(Approx. 1 1/2 Hrs.) Head West on I-40 & go to exit 27. You are now on highway 19/74 West, approximately 50 miles from outpost. Follow signs through Waynesville, Sylva, and Cherokee. Continue on 19/74. 10 miles past the last exit for Bryson City, the 4 lane highway turns into 2 lanes. Stay in the left lane. You will see a sign entering into the Nantahala Gorge. Our Rafting Outpost will be on your right 1 1/2 miles into the Nantahala Gorge. Look for our Rolling Thunder River Company billboard.


From Atlanta
(Approx. 2 1/2 Hrs.) Head North on I-575, go 75 miles to Blue Ridge, GA. Turn left on highway 60 [There will be a Country Cupboard Citgo station on your Left] Go 1 mile to Spur 60. Turn right onto Spur 60 at the church. Drive 13 miles until the road ends. Take a right on 64/74 and head East [This is a 4 lane]. You're approximately 45 miles from the outpost. You will pass through Murphy and Andrews. In Murphy, the 4 lane changes names from 64/74 to 19/74. After Andrews 4 lanes go to 2. You will enter the Nantahala Gorge. You will travel along the river until it is out of sight. Keep going; Rolling Thunder will be 2 miles farther on your left.


From Chattanooga
(Approx. 2 1/2 Hrs.) Go North on I-75 to exit 20 highway 74. Follow Ocoee River signs. Stay East on 64/74 to NC/TN line. Continue East through Murphy & Andrews. In Murphy the road will change names to 19/74. This will be approximately 40 miles from our outpost. You will pass through Murphy & Andrews. In Murphy, the 4 lane changes names from 64/74 E to 19/74 E . After Andrews 4 lanes go to 2. You will enter the Nantahala Gorge. You will travel along the river until it is out of sight. Keep going; Rolling Thunder will be 2 miles farther on your left

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