Blue Ridge Paddling

Blue Ridge Paddling offers premium whitewater experiences. With access to the Lower Nolichucky River, Watauga Lake, and the French Broad River, BRP offers guided raft trips, guided and unguided inflatable kayak (ducky) trips, and whitewater kayaking instruction with the most qualified and clean-cut staff in the southeast.

Nolichucky Outdoor Learning Institute

Located on the banks of the beautiful Nolichucky River in the mountains of Northeast Tennessee, the Nolichucky Outdoor Learning Institute (NOLI) is the region’s leading […]

Watauga Lake

There are many water activities at Watauga Lake: power boating, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, parasailing, water skiing, jet skiing, fishing, and wakeboarding. Watauga Lake can be accessed at several public and private boat ramps and marinas for a nominal fee ($5 or less).

Nolichucky River

Known for its world-class fishing, tumbling rapids and recreational opportunities, the Nolichucky River carves its 115-mile path from the mountains of western North Carolina through […]