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Nolichucky River

Erwin, TN
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Ranked #3 of 6 Attractions in Erwin
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: White-water rafting
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Owner description: This scenic river is great for white water rafting.
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Lakeland, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Hard to find but worth the pursuit. We couldn't stay away and visited daily once we found this natural setting. It is close to tubing and rafting or just relax next to or in the river. Shallow and rocky it was perfect for sitting, exploring or swimming in the deeper middle. Water in summer is cool and refreshing. Scenery is... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is a beautiful river! Great for rafting and fishing, seeing as it's a natural flow river. Not having to depend a dam to release water is a huge relief!

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Marshall, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I have been a professional river guide for years. When my guest ask "where is your most favorite river you have ever paddle?" My response is always, "the nolichucky in east tennessee, and I have paddled up and down the east coast."

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usa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great guides. Beautiful scenery. And , best of all a GREAT ride!. We did the afternoon trip which was perfect.

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North Myrtle Beach, S.C.
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

beautiful river, highly knowledgeable and professional staff. we had 18 people in our group and we all had an awesome time. The staff was incredible!!!

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Erwin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Had an awesome ride through the gorge with USA raft.Water was running around 800 cfs very nice rapids.Our guide was Loren Smith very nice guy and I promise ask for this guy and you will experience surfing in the mountains loved the trip will definitely go again!!

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Erwin, Tennessee
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Most reviews of the Nolichucky River as an attraction relate to white water rafting. The Chestoa Recreation Area is a small day use park open all year. It is located on Jones Branch Road 2/10 of a mile upstream from Uncle Johnny's Nolichucky Hostel and Outfitters and 8/10 of a mile down stream from Nolichucky Gorge Campground. This free park... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

"The Best Day Ever"! Today I rafted with a great group of folks lead by Trey and his amazing team of experienced paddlers. The Nolichucky was swollen and there were plenty of waves to crash into. The mix of humor, professionalism, and service was fantastically refreshing. If you are traveling near Erwin, TN or are thinking of planning a trip... More

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Whiteville
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Nolichucky rafting has been our favorite river experience. Jordan and the NOC outfitters are professional, passionate and fun. We highly recommend this adventure.

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Sorrento, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Liked the rafting, wish the water was higher, but USA Raft can't help that. The river was at 675 cfs, so sometimes the raft would hang up on a rock, but guide was great at getting us off.

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