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Nantahala Outdoor Center

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One of favorite outdoor stores

I love this place! Great selection, and you can usually find a deal. Otherwise prices are average... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Great store

Great store to see what is the latest style. We enjoy looking around for a bargain and seeing what... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Berea, Kentucky
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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...more
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1138 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3108
+1 865-277-8209
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I love this place! Great selection, and you can usually find a deal. Otherwise prices are average with competitors. Have rock climbing wall, kids cave play area and a huge fireplace and porch to sit and visit. Hikers go to place for AT. Only suggestions...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great store to see what is the latest style. We enjoy looking around for a bargain and seeing what we can find. Great parking and great place to relax.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rutherford342
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Edith was a huge help. Super personable and caring. She helped me twice in one day. Bought a pair of shoes and accessories. Thank you for your great service and smile Edith

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

One of the few stores we visit every time we’re in Gatlinburg. It has pretty much all your standard outdoor gear and clothes (north face, Patagonia etc) The staff is always very friendly and ready to offer advice for different adventures they’ve taken or know...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

I went to see about getting a baby carrier for my daughter. The customer service was amazing and we left with the perfect carrier. If you are going to hike on the nearby trails or take a serious backpacking trip they will help you here....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This place has some good deals to be had and has a large selection of merchandise. I spent about a hour and half shopping and I couldn’t get my wife to leave lol we purchased a bunch of gear and clothing from them. They are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped here while raining and even being locals to the area, we always find something new. We love looking at things here and they really have a diverse selection and are really reasonable on prices. The only thing on this trip to the store...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Crafty_Beer_Mermaid
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We saw the NOC when we came into Gatlinburg after camping and hiking on Balsam Mountain for 3 days. We were just ready to check into our hotel and shower! So we hit it on the way out of town! Not disappointed. We have a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank coley6
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We recently visited Gatlinburg and hiked a few trails. We always visit the NOC and generally end up buying something. They have a great selection of outdoor clothing and gear. When items are on sale It is even better!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Toby H
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

The staff are absolutely fantastic. They went above and beyond to help us out. Everyone is super knowledgeable and friendly and take the time to get you what you need. And they had exactly what we needed for last minute prep for the Fireflies. Including...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kristin C
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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