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French Broad Ziplines – Opening Spring 2013

Whitney- our project manager

We at French Broad Rafting are pleased to announce that we will be opening a zipline canopy tour in the spring of 2013. The mountain property adjacent to our rafting outpost is the perfect setting for a tree-based course with hearty trees, gorgeous views and fresh mountain air. We began construction this past fall and […]

Zipline Construction is Zipping Right Along

Here at French Broad Ziplines there is a buzz in the air, and in the trees. In November we began construction on a zipline canopy tour that is sure to be one of the best in the area. Located on a beautiful mountain property adjacent to the French Broad Rafting outpost the course will be […]

High Water in August

Rafting at the Class III Ledges rapid

Good news! Our guides did some rain dances in July and it actually worked! Here at French Broad Rafting, we’ve been enjoying some terrific water levels on the river lately due to recent rain in the Asheville and Brevard areas. The river level has been slightly higher than usual for this time of year, which […]

Things are Happening at French Broad Rafting!

New Deck

It’s been a great spring at French Broad Rafting Expeditions. The sun is out, the river is high, and the whitewater rafting has been amazing! The warm weather has enticed many new folks onto the river and has sent them all home with smiles. The spring has also brought back cherished loyal rafting guests (Lake […]

Things We Found in the Fire

Old outpost after fire

Five years ago today our family business lost “everything” in a fire. Funny how things work though – turns out we “found” so much more that fateful day. In the sometimes difficult years that followed we have found comfort, strength and support in the countless friends, staff, customers and community that make the French Broad […]