Whitewater Rafting

Rafting in the MountainsAfter the snow has melted in the Blue Ridge Mountains, rafting season begins!  Those that love an adrenaline packed adventure will surely enjoy this popular activity. The different rivers throughout the Blue Ridge Mountain areas provide a different rapid ride by raft or canoe. After a long day battling the rapids, come back to The Inn at Elk River and nestle up next to the fireplace with a cup of tea or coffee and wind down!

High Mountain Expeditions offers many tours for a variety of outdoor activities.  Whitewater rafting is among the most popular.  They have many tours along different popular rivers throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains.  All are only a short drive from The Inn at Elk River. 

Whitewater Rafting Tours offered at High Mountain Expeditions:

  • Half day on the Watauga River Reservations
  • Full day on the Nolichucky Reservations
  • Wilsons Creek (one of the most popular runs)


For more information about Whitewater Rafting:

High Mountain Expeditions

3149 Tynecastle Hwy

Banner Elk, NC 28604



Edge of the World

394 Shawneehaw Ave

Banner Elk, NC 28604