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Nantahala Outdoor Center

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Great selection and great service

Edith was a huge help. Super personable and caring. She helped me twice in one day. Bought a pair... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
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Worth a visit even if you’re not shopping

One of the few stores we visit every time we’re in Gatlinburg. It has pretty much all your standard... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2018
The Cincinnati Region
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NOC’s 18,000 square-foot flagship store sits at the downtown Gatlinburg entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. NOC Gatlinburg carries everything necessary to enjoy excursions into the Smokies including our signature “gifts, gear and...more
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1138 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3108
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Edith was a huge help. Super personable and caring. She helped me twice in one day. Bought a pair of shoes and accessories. Thank you for your great service and smile Edith

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

One of the few stores we visit every time we’re in Gatlinburg. It has pretty much all your standard outdoor gear and clothes (north face, Patagonia etc) The staff is always very friendly and ready to offer advice for different adventures they’ve taken or know...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

I went to see about getting a baby carrier for my daughter. The customer service was amazing and we left with the perfect carrier. If you are going to hike on the nearby trails or take a serious backpacking trip they will help you here....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

This place has some good deals to be had and has a large selection of merchandise. I spent about a hour and half shopping and I couldn’t get my wife to leave lol we purchased a bunch of gear and clothing from them. They are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here while raining and even being locals to the area, we always find something new. We love looking at things here and they really have a diverse selection and are really reasonable on prices. The only thing on this trip to the store...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We saw the NOC when we came into Gatlinburg after camping and hiking on Balsam Mountain for 3 days. We were just ready to check into our hotel and shower! So we hit it on the way out of town! Not disappointed. We have a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank coley6
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We recently visited Gatlinburg and hiked a few trails. We always visit the NOC and generally end up buying something. They have a great selection of outdoor clothing and gear. When items are on sale It is even better!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Toby H
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

The staff are absolutely fantastic. They went above and beyond to help us out. Everyone is super knowledgeable and friendly and take the time to get you what you need. And they had exactly what we needed for last minute prep for the Fireflies. Including...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kristin C
Reviewed June 9, 2018

This was the highlight of our vacation! We are 2 couples in our 50s. The ride was around 2 hours which was just right for us. Non-stop wave action made for a lot of fun! Our guide Sam, was a hoot and made the ride...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Debbie B
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

I LOVE this store! You can find some good deals (mainly clearance section or big sales). The selection is great on hiking/camping gear. Huge selection ENO products! (Hammock gear). It is at least worth a visit and sits right at entrance to GSMNP.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from Marla N | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not! The guide was wonderful and fully in control. This is the third rafting trip I have been on and feel that the staff is the best! No one fell out of the raft on our trip, but they prepare for what to do just... More