Nantahala Outdoor Center was established in 1972 along the banks of the Nantahala River and has grown into one of the nation’s leading adventure destinations. NOC provides a wide variety of outdoor activities including whitewater rafting, lake kayaking, mountain biking, canoe and kayak instruction, a Zip Line Adventure Park and a breathtaking Mountain Top Zip Line. At the end of the day, you can relax by the river and enjoy a great meal. Did you know that Watershed guests receive a 15% discount on NOC activities? Call, go online or visit the Watershed office to add some extra excitement to your visit to Bryson City!