Nantahala Games this Weekend at NOC

Nanthala GamesOn June 27th and 28th, Nantahala Outdoor Center will be hosting the Nantahala Games, the largest citizens’ whitewater race in the country!

The weekend will feature a Whitewater Slalom Kayak and Canoe Race, a Downriver Race as well as a Freestyle Competition. In addition, there will be great food, fabulous sales at the NOC Outfitter’s Store, family-friendly games and activities and live music.

The Slalom and Freestyle events will take place on Saturday and the Downriver event will take place on Sunday. Many of the racers are members of various whitewater clubs and have been competing in events all summer as part of the Canoe Club Challenge. This weekend’s event is the final event in the series and the club with the most points at the end wins a brand new Dagger Mamba 8.1!

So, come on down to NOC this weekend cheer on the competitors while enjoying the beautiful weather and the fun, pet-friendly environment. Nantahala Outdoor Center is only a few miles west of Bryson City, just a short drive from your Watershed Cabin. See you there!


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