764 US Hwy. 19,
Topton, NC 28781

Located one short mile from the river launch site.

Approved by the U.S. Forest Service

Rafting Information

Brookside Provides:

Life Jackets - Paddles - Transportation to/from River - Instruction - Friendly Service

How to Enjoy the Nantahala River:

Guided: Guided boats have an experienced employee who is familiar with the river and is CPR/First Aid certified. Brookside guides will do their best to keep you safe, while also enjoying the excitement and fun of the river.

Guided Assisted: Guide assisted trips offer a guide for every two to three boats.

Rental: Rental boats are for the more adventurous or experienced rafters. Brookside provides transportation, but you are traveling down the river "on your own!" Before the trip, you will receive instructions on how to successfully run the river.

Click here to make an online reservation or call 1-800-848-RAFT