8 Reasons To Whitewater Raft in the Blue Ridge Mountains with French Broad Adventures

Whitewater rafting down French Broad River

Whitewater rafting in the Asheville area is a blast! And there are lots of places to choose from when booking your adventure. So why choose French Broad Adventures over our competition? We’ll give you 8 reasons.

1.  Proximity to Asheville

We are the closest whitewater rafting to Asheville! Our outpost is only a 25-minute drive from Asheville, NC.

2.  Support small local businesses!

We are a local, family-owned business.

3.  Safety

We put safety first so that you can have FUN. Learn more about our safety practices here.

4.  We welcome beginners to experts

Choose your level of adventure. We have Calm water float trips and rentals as well as 5 and 9-mile whitewater trips.

5.  Experience

We always put a guide in every whitewater raft & our guides are some of the most experienced on the river.

6.  Learn something new!

Our guides talk about the history of the river, river safety, as well as basic paddling techniques. You can also learn the names of all the rapids!

7.  We have FUN!

Whitewater Raft in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Our guides are funny, entertaining, and great with people. They love what they do and want to be sure that you have the best experience possible. When you raft with us you get so much more out of your trip than just simply making it down the river. We even made our own beer!

8.  Warm water

French Broad River rafting is much warmer and less crowded than other area rivers.