nantahala outdoor center

nantahala outdoor center
Dec 2017
In the summertime, warm waters, cool nights, and unfiltered sunshine coalesce in a bucolic, unfettered burst of beauty. And There’s no shortage of ways to enjoy it; work up a sweat or take a cool dip—there’s something for everyone in this sweet season

Apr 2017
A passion for paddling propels Fletcher-based Liquidlogic Kayaks

Apr 2017
Dive deep into the mountains’ greatest chasms

Apr 2016
Learn what drives 4 ultra-runners to go the distance

Dec 2015
Sometimes, smaller is better.

Jun 2013
Elite kayakers take on the Nantahala for the Freestyle World Championships

Jul 2011
It's stand-up paddleboarding, and it's riding a wave of popularity on lakes and rivers

May 2011
You are now leaving WNC. Don’t call us traitors for straying from our beloved natural wonderland. Sometimes you just have to play outside the lines. After all, much of what we love here—lofty peaks, wild rivers, picturesque lakes, and awe-inspiring trails—spills over into Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Summer is the season to grab your gear, whether it be a life jacket, fishing rod, hiking boots, or mountain bike, and head for great escapes just across the border.

Aug 2010
Ride the waves with WNC’s leading female kayakers

Jun 2010
Seven community leaders who found their inspiration to do good at summer camp

Dec 2009
Regional coffee roasters work hard to stand out

Aug 2009
Western North Carolina’s growth comes with a price, and our rivers are paying it

May 2009
Run wild in the natural playgrounds of the Nantahala Gorge (and beyond)