Lodging & Links

Nolichucky River – Erwin, TN

Crockett Cabin is a large, very rustic, log cabin, located on the banks of the Nolichucky River, near Erwin, TN. The Appalachian Trail and Nolichucky River are adjacent to the Nolichucky property and there are thousands of acres of nearby National Forest for hiking and fishing. Only $15 per person per night. Just bring a sleeping bag. Perfect for youth groups, family reunions, company retreats and scouts. Group discounts for parties of 9 or more. Our cabin can sleep up t0 47 guests! Call 1-800-USA-RAFT or Book Online Now!

Looking for something more private? Stay at the Tiny House! 


This cabin on the Nolichucky River featured on Tiny House Nation. Sleeps 6, has a huge deck with Big Green Egg, outdoor kitchen. Located on rafting company property with stocked trout pond and Appalachian Trail. Only 1 hour from Asheville, NC. Nature lovers! Check out the Tiny house details and book your stay NOW

THOW (Tiny House On Wheels)

This awesome tiny house on wheels is located on the banks of the Nolichucky River in Erwin, TN. The cabin is a 20 minute drive to Johnson City or 45 minutes to Asheville, NC. We offer fly fishing trips, whitewater rafting, caving, SUP board instruction & rental, tubing and the best views of the river and mountains. The soothing sound of the river can be heard from inside the house. The Appalachian Trail AT allows for great day hikes through Cherokee National Forest.
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We highly recommend our local hotel, located 4 miles from our Nolichucky outpost.  Mountain Inn & Suites  is known for it’s friendly staff and super clean rooms. They provide USA Raft with a special price that includes a room for up to four guests, breakfast and swimming pool. Call 1-800-USA-Raft to inquire about our special package price. Or visit the Mountain Inn & Suites: Erwin, TN website at www.erwinmountaininn.com


(423) 735-0548   151 River Road, Erwin, TN 37650

Hikers, Boaters, Rafters, Fishing Enthusiasts, Race Fans, Mountain Bikers, and Hostel Travelers, all enjoy the lodging and services at Uncle Johnny’s. Open Year Round, our cozy little oasis is located only 68 feet from the Appalachian Trail and 70 feet from the scenic free- flowing Nolichucky River and practically in the enchanting town of Erwin,Tennessee. A village where services are reasonably priced. No crowds or traffic jams. We are only 1.1 miles from Interstate 26 and 30 miles north of Asheville, North Carolina. 18 miles south of Johnson City, Tennessee.

Rustic on the outside our cabins are located just 5 minutes outside of Erwin,Tennessee at the edge of the Cherokee National Forest near the Appalachian Trail and the Nolichucky River. You will be pleasantly surprised as you step into our cozy cabins for your getaway. Seclusion, peace and tranquility await you. Experience nature at its best as you breath in refreshing mountain air. Take an early morning stroll through the forest near the river and listen to the sounds of nature and see local wildlife. Within easy driving, walking or bicycling distance of lakes, waterfalls, restaurants.


Nolichucky Gorge Campground – (423)-743-8876 or visit www.nolichuckycampground.com

Conveniently located next to USA Raft.The Nolichucky Gorge Campground in Upper East Tennessee has the Nolichucky River at its front door and the Appalachian Trail in its back yard. Surrounded by thousands of acres of Cherokee National Forest, it is an excellent campground choice. While here, you can enjoy whitewater rafting, canoeing or kayaking, hiking, tubing, swimming and sunbathing, fishing, mountain biking, or just DOING NOTHING!

Asheville Area links

French Broad River Area Lodging Links
Nolichucky River Area Lodging Links

The Cumberland Falls Bed and Breakfast Inn is a premier Asheville Waterfalls and Garden retreat located within walking distance to Asheville’s vibrant downtown and only 3 miles to Biltmore Estate. Jacuzzi’s, fireplaces, gourmet breakfast, and luxury.

Marriot Renaissance Hotel Asheville, North Carolina. One Thomas Wolfe Plaza. Asheville, North Carolina 28801 USA. Phone: 1-828-252-8211

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Biltmore Square Mall. 1 Wedgefield Drive. Asheville, NC 28806. Phone: (828) 665-6519.

Bent Creek Lodge Located in the mountains outside Asheville, Bent Creek Lodge sits in a forested triangle between the Blue Ridge Parkway & the French Broad River. We’ve created a comfortable, relaxing retreat that allows you to stay in the wooded mountains you came to visit. We believe that nature can “soothe the soul”. The woods surrounding the lodge, the creeks, and the mountain views give you a perfect place to enjoy its relaxing and rejuvenating beauty.

Days Inn North Asheville In north Asheville and 10 minuets from Downtown. Interstate 240 to U.S. 19-23 North. Take New Bridge exit. Left at traffic light. Right on Reynolds Mountain Road just past the Exxon station. (828) 645-9191

Comfort Inn Mars Hill, NC. 15 minutes to the French Broad or Nolichucky River Outposts. Located off of I 26 exit 11 north of Asheville, NC and South of Erwin, TN. Tel: 1 828 689-9000


Rocky Bluff Recreation Area near French Broad River – In the Pisgah National Forest near Hot Springs. Picnic areas, RV and tent camping, nature trails, swimming and trout fishing in wild and beautiful Spring Creek. Park Ranger (828) 622-3202

Pisgah National Forest: District Ranger. (828) 877-3265


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