High Country Recreation

Brave the rapids, or take a leisurely float down the river on a tube or in a canoe. No matter how you explore our streams and rivers, you’ll see the mountains in a whole new way!

High Mountain Expeditions

White water rafting NC with over 30 years of experience! Guiding adventurous travelers to some of the world’s most spectacular places, High Mountain Expeditions has crafted what we consider to be the best adventures in the world. We are experts in Nolichucky River Rafting, Watauga River Rafting, Wilson Creek Rafting, New River Tubing, Hiking and Caving.

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Wahoos Adventures

Rafting, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, and caving with the original outfitter of the High Country. ”2 Time Outfitter of the Year” by P.P.A.

Rock Dimensions Climbing Guides

Based inside Footsloggers store in downtown Boone, also the location of the 40′ outdoor Climbing Tower. Fun for families and all ages! Half-day and full day Rock Climbing trips with experienced, PCIA certified guides. No experience necessary! The Discovery Course in Blowing Rock is a 3-level circular shaped High Ropes/Challenge Course with exciting Zipline and Giant Swing exits! Guided Caving trips through a natural limestone cave. Summer Day Camps for all ages. Trips are instructional and fun, with all equipment provided. Explore your Vertical World!

Sky Retreat-Paragliding & Outdoor Adventure

Paragliding at Sky Retreat Have an experience of a lifetime flying with a certified tandem paragliding pilot! Enjoy other onsite features such as cabin rentals, ballroom dance and fitness classes, and tubing trips. Call (336) 973-0444 to book your experience today.

Sky Valley Zip Tours

Experience a real canopy tour and zipline adventure that takes you in and above the trees. With over a mile of cable and elevations of up to 300 feet, the course features 9 ziplines, cliff jumping, a swinging bridge, waterfalls and more. The course is professionally designed and constructed as well as operated by the group that brought you Plumtree Canopy Tours.. All equipment is provided including the added security of a full-body harness, helmet, gloves, and two trained canopy rangers per group. For $79.00 per person, the tour lasts approximately 3 hours. Come and learn about the natural habitat in our forest and see for yourself why this region has been and continues to be a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. All flyers must be in goof physical condition. Participants must be at least 10 years old and between 70 and 250 pounds. Closed-toe shows are required.