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Dress Up Day 2013

Avatar takes to the trees, her natural habitat!

Saturday was our annual “Dress Up Day”, and the staff went all out this year, from Avatar to Superman to Little Bo Peep.  Is it possible to have too much fun?  We don’t think so!  Check out some of the photos.

Who is the French Broad?

french broad river valley

When out-of-town visitors call to inquire about rafting trips they occasionally ask why the river is called the French Broad. Often this question is followed by a giggle or a snicker. “Is that a person? Was it named after a French lady or something?” The French Broad is many things, but she is not actually […]

Have lunch with us!

Flying Falafel Brothers food truck at rafting and zipline outpost

The food trucks are here this summer!  Plan to have lunch at the FBRZ outpost before or after your rafting or zipline trip.   We’ve got plenty of picnic tables on our covered deck so you can enjoy the excellent meals prepared by popular Asheville area food trucks.   Saturdays and Sundays – Doc Brown’s […]

Stay & Play


Looking for a place to stay while you are in the Asheville Area?  Greybeard Realty and Rentals has partnered with French Broad Rafting & Ziplines and is offering an Outdoor Adventure Package for guests staying at one of their cabins now through October.   Log cabins are easy to find in the mountains of Western […]

Santa has a Summer Job


Raft guides are colorful characters (if you’ve ever been on the river with us, you probably know this all too well.) The folks on our river and tree staff have a wide variety of backstories—veterans, grandparents, college kids, firefighters—but perhaps one guide we are most proud of is one that all children are sure to recognize. […]