Early morning filtered sunlight on zipline course

Enjoy the View!

Our staff has gotten a few nice scenic shots on the river and in the trees recently. Check them out here, then come out and see the views for yourself. Save 10% when you book both rafting and zipline trips together in July.

Zipline guide Korey poses on line

WE WANT YOU … to come zipline with us.

Lead guide Korey works on her “I Want You” Uncle Sam pose while guiding on a zipline trip!  She and the rest of our zipline guides invite you to come check out the zipline course.  Our tour includes ten lines and two rappels, and takes two to three hours to complete. By the time you […]

Young child gives peace sign from back of a raft

Summertime Has Arrived!

Today marks the official start of summer, and we’ve got perfect conditions for both rafting and ziplining.    The Asheville and Brevard areas received well above average rainfall amounts during the Spring, and that means the French Broad River is flowing at optimal levels for whitewater rafting.  This is exciting news for our guides and […]

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

French Broad Rafting & Ziplines Earns Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

We’re very excited to have received another TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award! The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor.   According to TripAdvisor, winners of the Certificate of Excellence are located all over the world and represent the upper echelon of businesses listed […]

BBQ sundae

The Food Trucks are Here!

We are excited to announce the newest addition to our outpost this summer: Food Trucks! Not sure what to eat in between trips? The amazing culinary sensation sweeping Asheville has arrived. They bring fresh ingredients, local meats and veggies, and exceptional menu items – you get a great snack or meal at a reasonable price. […]


Vote Local!

Please Vote for French Broad Rafting and Ziplines! Voting is early this year for the Mountain Xpress Best of WNC Reader’s Poll, and we are asking for your support! Please CLICK HERE  and vote for French Broad Rafting and Ziplines  in two categories: Canopy Zip Line Tour and Whitewater Trekking Guide Service. Voting is easy. […]

The Hamptons cut the Ribbon at grand opening

It’s Official – Ziplines are Open

With the help of some very large scissors, French Broad Rafting & Ziplines became official on Thursday!  Tammie Whitlock, representing the Madison County Chamber of Commerce, and Ashley Runnion, representing the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce joined us to initiate the business and celebrate the official opening of the ziplines.  FBRZ owners Korey Hampton, Michael […]


Friends and Family Day

We wrapped up zipline guide training with a “soft opening” for friends and family recently. We invited our rafting staff and their families out to the new zipline course and what an amazing time we had! After working so hard on our course all winter it was very rewarding to see so many people (83 […]