Rafting

Experience whitewater rafting on the French Broad River, the third oldest river in the world, trailing only the Nile River in Africa and the New River in West Virginia. The French Broad winds through Pisgah National Forest in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. This free-flowing river is ideal for families and young teens, with moderate Class II and III rapids.

Blue Heron Whitewater offers whitewater rafting trips on North Carolina’s French Broad River near Asheville, NC. Their most popular trips paddle the section of the French Broad River between Marshall and Hot Springs. Find out more

Whether it’s adventure and excitement of whitewater rafting or the ease and relaxation of a calm water trip, French Broad Adventures is the rafting outfitter for you, your family, or your group. Find out more

Hot Springs Rafting Company offers whitewater and calm water rafting trips on the French Broad River in Western North Carolina. Find out more

For over 40 years, Nantahala Outdoor Center’s unique culture has produced some of the world’s finest whitewater guides. Learn more about their rafting tours and book your trip. Find out more