French Broad River

French Broad River

Frozen French Broad River

It has been pretty cold here in the mountains of Western North Carolina.  You know it is cold when the French Broad River begins to ice over.  Since the French Broad River is a free flowing river, it has to be real cold for a free flowing river to freeze.  The great thing about the […]

Photos of More Wildlife on the French Broad River

Check out these spectacular pictures taken by Tasia with All Terrain Images www.allterrainimages.com. It is amazing that she caught this family of deer swimming in the river.  You can see a previous picture of a bear swimming across the river  from the previous blog post https://www.frenchbroadrafting.com//news/wildlife-while-rafting-on-the-french-broad-river/

Great Water Level on the French Broad River

It has been raining for the past few days.  The water level rose to 2,700 cfs.   On Sunday afternoon we got to the put in and the water was flowing great.  It was a little brown due to erosion because it rained so much, so quickly.  We had a great 5 Mile trip at […]

Wildlife While Rafting on the French Broad River

You never know what you are going to see while rafting down the French Broad River.  In all of my years on the French Broad I have seen turkey, deer, wild pig, blue heron and multiple other types of birds while on rafting and play trips.  Tasia, one of the photographers from All Terrain Images, took […]

French Broad River Rafting on a Rainy Day in April

What a great day on the water.  “It is a perfect Spring Day for white water rafting”.  That’s what Stacia said before the 9 Mile trip that she was taking today with her group from Orlando.  The group has beenbeen rafting with us every year for the past 5 years.  Rain or shine the group […]