Where Asheville Comes to Play Since 1981
Whitewater rafting, ziplines, and canyoneering expeditions just 30 minutes from downtown Asheville.
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Half-Day Whitewater Rafting
Zipline Canopy Tour
Celebrating 41 Years of Outdoor Adventure in the Blue Ridge Mountains
When the original French Broad Rafting outpost opened in 1981, Asheville was just a sleepy mountain locale. Fast forward, and Asheville is a vibrant city with amazing outdoor recreation opportunities. We've evolved in tandem, and we're proud to offer the best family-friendly outdoor adventure experiences in Western North Carolina.
We think the numbers prove it:
When adventure is so close to Asheville, there’s time for more outdoor fun, for less
Build your adventure package by choosing two or more trips and save 10% on everything. Our rafting and zipline packages can even be done in a single day!Explore More Packages
Zip & Dip
Whitewater & Waterfalls Plus
We Make Planning Your Asheville Outdoor Adventure Trip Easy
At French Broad Adventures, we know you want to experience all Asheville has to offer—both indoors and out. In order to fit it all in, you’ll need to book outdoor adventures that are close to town.
With our proximity to Asheville and our well planned tours, you can rest assured that you’ll have a fun adventure and be back in plenty of time for dinner.
Choose Your French Broad Adventure
Whitewater & Calm Water Rafting
Paddle the French Broad River with our expert local guides. Calm water and whitewater rafting trips available.
Soar through the canopy take a break midway at our mountain view treehouse.
Experience Western North Carolina waterfalls that have rarely been seen up-close.
Get off the beaten path and into the forest with pedal assist technology.
Let's Get Started—It's Easy!
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Enjoy an unforgettable experience bringing you closer to nature and your fellow adventurers.
Get back in time for dinner, and the rest of your stay in Asheville.