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NOC Gatlinburg

1138 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3108
+1 865-277-8209
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NOC and Johnny Were FANTASTIC!

We did the Upper Pigeon River with our entire family and everyone from adventure enthusiasts, to... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Bri C
Carmel, Indiana
Great Rafting

Four of us booked a rafting trip with NOC. The staff was helpful and friendly. Our directions were... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Michael N
Chesterfield, Virginia
via mobile
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NOC’s 18,000 square-foot flagship store sits at the downtown Gatlinburg entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. NOC Gatlinburg carries everything necessary to enjoy excursions into the Smokies including our signature “gifts, gear and guidance.” The in-store shopping experience is unique and fun, boasting a swinging rope bridge, a kid-friendly bear cave and a giant fireplace for warming up on cool days. We also help guests plan and book whitewater rafting and other guided Smokies outdoor adventures in-store.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1138 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3108
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We did the Upper Pigeon River with our entire family and everyone from adventure enthusiasts, to those terrified of the trip had a blast! our guide Johnny was top notch - very fun and informative and a huge ambassador for NOC, rafting, the Hartford/Gatlinburg area,...More

Thank Bri C
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Four of us booked a rafting trip with NOC. The staff was helpful and friendly. Our directions were easy to understand. Chris, our raft guide, was not only knowledgeable, friendly, but also funny. Nice job.

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

It's a nice calm place at the end of the main road so not a lot of people here. We rested on the balcony rocking chairs for a bit before heading inside. We found several items we liked but they were too expensive for us....More

Thank vzescape
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We rafted the Upper Pigeon and had a great time on 8/12/17. We had our 20 and 21 year old grandkids with us and did the 2:00pm trip. Planned on going on the 4:30pm when we returned but it was full. We had such a...More

Thank SE1020
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Outdoor enthusiasts beware: so much cool stuff you might eat bologna sandwiches the rest of your trip. Great selection of outdoor wear, hiking shoes, water shoes, ENO hammocks, backpacks, all camping accessories, etc. You must go. Can't say enough good things about it.

1  Thank carter414
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We actually went down the river at 2pm and 430pm we loved it so much. Anna was our guide she was awesome. Everyone with the company was very accommodating and so nice. Safe professional and so enjoyable. We will be back.

Thank 123Robbie
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We have booked our NOC Whitewater rafting from here and staff was v helpful to guide us in regards with all our queries.. we also bought some shoes and accessories from here had looked all over on Gatlinburg and we finally got what we wanted...More

Thank Tanushka S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I stop in here each trip to the Smokies just to stock up on potato chips. They are ONE of the few places that I have found that carry these tasty chips. I am not a camper or much of an outdoors-woman, so I don't...More

Thank daisyferret1
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for nice gear. They have just about anything you need for a day on the trail or river.

Thank Tchowell
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This place NEVER disappoints! From state of the art gear to staff that is experienced and most professional, this place is a go to for anything needed outdoor. Their staff includes expertise rarely found in a retail store. Their large and diverse inventory is amazing....More

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Response from Marla N | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not! The guide was wonderful and fully in control. This is the third rafting trip I have been on and feel that the staff is the best! No one fell out of the raft on our trip, but they prepare for what to do just... More