Historic High Country / McCaysville

Rolling Thunder River Company

20 Hughes St.
McCaysville, GA 30555

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Rolling Thunder provides whitewater rafting adventures only on dam-controlled rivers to guarantee consistent, predictable water flows every day of the rafting season. This also gives us the longest rafting season in the country – from early April through the end of October.

Our bunkhouses at the Nantahala provide an affordable lodging alternative for groups of various sizes who come to raft with us. Stay one night or stay for a full week. Nestled in the trees behind our rafting center, the bunkhouses offer a unique opportunity for our groups to "sleep cheap" with rates ranging from $10 to $12 per person per night.

River Thunder is open 7 days a week seasonally. Peak Season: May 23 - Sept. 7, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pre and Post Season: April 1 - May 22 and Sept. 8 - Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
    Monday: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 6:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Pricing See Website

    Average Nightly Rate

    Call for Rates

    Facility Amenities

    Guided Tours / Guide Available, Lodging On Site, Maps & Brochures Available, Rentals Available, Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Group Amenities

    Group Reservations Required , Group-friendly


    Canoe / Kayak, Raft, Tube

    Setting & Style

    Mountain Setting

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages