Summers in Western North Carolina are generally hot.

Summer showers, no problem we got you covered with splash gear and wetsuits to keep you comfortable.

Sunscreen, sunglasses, and hats are all great ideas

Spring & Fall

Totally random. Sometimes it is warm and sometimes chilly.

Check weather before arriving, if chilly dress warm in synthetics and wool. No Cotton!

We have splash tops, wetsuits and booties to help keep you dry.


We do raft in the rain!

Rain can raise the river. This generally makes it faster and bigger.

For safety we may limit all trips to guided

Nantahala River Rafting

Nantahala Outpost

Carolina Outfitters
715 U.S. Hwy 19
Topton, NC 28781

Phone: 828-488-6345 or 828-341-5241