French Broad Adventures recently hosted American Canoe Association (ACA) Instructor Trainer Tom Burroughs, Director of Ozark Safety and Rescue Educators, to teach Instructor certifications courses in Whitewater Rafting-Paddle and Oar skills. The class involved studying and researching multiple learning styles, paddling and rowing body mechanics, ways to improve teaching students, and lots of on river […]
French Broad Adventures Recognized Among Best in the USA for Vacation Attractions Based on Outstanding 2019 Traveler Reviews! French Broad Adventures has been recognized as a 2020 Travelers’ Choice award-winner! Based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews, prior to any changes caused by the pandemic, award winners are known for consistently receiving great traveler/diner […]
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 9 reasons. 1. Proximity to Asheville We are the closest whitewater rafting to Asheville! Our outpost is only a 25-minute drive […]
Sometimes planning a vacation is more stressful than it should be. After all, you’re going on vacation to get away from stress! That’s why we’ve put together this guide for an Asheville vacation. Mix-n-match the following to create your perfect getaway BUT we recommend you leave one day flexible. So, if you’re planning a 5-day trip, leave […]
Rafting and canoeing was an ancient tradition for Native Americans who were the first to navigate North America’s rivers. They transported people, food, and supplies along rivers and also rafted rivers to hunt and find the best places to fish. Native American were skilled in building wooden rafts and canoes. They passed their knowledge down […]
We had such an amazing summer – and we can prove it! Here are some of our favorite photos from Summer 2018!
At French Broad Adventures, we love trying new things. This summer we really branched out and created our own beer with the help of French Broad River Brewery. We named it ‘Poor Boater’s Rations’ – that’s what PBR really stands for. (Ok, that’s a really old raft guide joke, but we love it!) Poor Boater’s […]
Our work at French Broad Adventures is seasonal. Although there are a few brave souls who will love ziplining with us in the colder months, most of our business occurs within a 6–9 month timeframe. Most of our staff have to find other work to round out their year. For our staff members who are […]