Our trips go out – rain or shine!

Rafting News

We get asked this question all of the time: “Will my trip get cancelled if it rains?”   The short answer: No. Our trips go out, rain or shine! When it comes to whitewater rafting and canyoneering, you are going to get wet on your trip regardless of the weather. Even with ziplining, the rain […]

At French Broad Adventures, we use two kinds of boats: Bucket Boats and Self-Bailing Boats. Contrary to what you may have heard, neither raft is ‘better’ than the other. Instead, they are each uniquely suited to different water conditions, and each have their pros and cons. A standard floor raft, sometimes known as a “bucket […]

Mark your calendars now! We’re having a Fall Festival on October 17th called the Madison County Colors of Adventure! Here’s the breakdown of what you can expect: Local music: The Sweet Treats 12:00 – 2:00 and country music duo Jimmy and Johnny 3:00 – 5:00 Arts and Crafts Food by Sweet Monkey Bakery & Cafe Beer […]

It’s not surprising that French Broad Adventures supports locally owned businesses; after all, we are one! We recently started using delicious Roots Hummus in our river lunches. We already serve veggie burgers from Rosetta’s Kitchen and ice cream from The Hop, so if you’re looking to fuel-up with a snack, a meal, or just a sweet treat, […]

So what do the owners of French Broad Rafting and Ziplines do when they get some time off? Go rafting of course! Korey, Mitch, and Michael embarked on the trip of a lifetime on November 15, 2014. They spent 18 epic days rafting down the Colorado River and taking in the beauty of the Grand […]

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and in our case it is definitely true! We had an amazing summer – as you can see from the following photos. Enjoy!

Matt Huggins, one of our photo staff, made this awesome video of what his summer has been like so far with French Broad Rafting and Ziplines. It looks like he’s had a blast! The best thing about this video is it’s a mix of both ziplining and whitewater rafting. Thanks for the great video, Matt!  […]

There are a lot of companies who specialize in whitewater rafting in Asheville and Western North Carolina, so what makes us special? Why do we think we offer the best experience and service to our customers? Read on to find out! The Best Whitewater Rafting In Asheville and WNC! FBRZ is local & family owned. […]