Dress Up Day 2013

Rafting News

Saturday was our annual “Dress Up Day”, and the staff went all out this year, from Avatar to Superman to Little Bo Peep.  Is it possible to have too much fun?  We don’t think so!  Check out some of the photos.

Our staff has gotten a few nice scenic shots on the river and in the trees recently. Check them out here, then come out and see the views for yourself. Save 10% when you book both rafting and zipline trips together in July.

Good news! Our guides did some rain dances in July and it actually worked! Here at French Broad Rafting, we’ve been enjoying some terrific water levels on the river lately due to recent rain in the Asheville and Brevard areas. The river level has been slightly higher than usual for this time of year, which […]

Five years ago today our family business lost “everything” in a fire. Funny how things work though – turns out we “found” so much more that fateful day. In the sometimes difficult years that followed we have found comfort, strength and support in the countless friends, staff, customers and community that make the French Broad […]

About all of the amazing rescue dogs at French Broad Rafting, most of whom had some pretty heartbreaking stories before meeting up with their new humans. Gunny, a purebred Beagle, was used for target practise by his previous owners, and was so incredibly shy around people  that he was considered unadoptable.  He had two hours to […]

Walk A Mile in Her Shoes is Saturday April 30, 2011. Click here to donate now.French Broad Rafting Expeditions (FBRE) has entered a team of walkers for the 2011 Walk A Mile Benefit for Our VOICE in Asheville, NC. Our VOICE is a non-profit crisis intervention and prevention agency in the Asheville Area which which […]

We had a great day on the water today.  The French Broad River is running at a great level and the forecast is calling for more rain. Eighth Graders from Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando Florida loved the action on the river. Check out these pictures from Ledges Rapid. [nggallery id=6]

As many of our guests may already know, our business was destroyed in a fire in November 2006. We lost nearly everything we had, from rafts to reservation forms. The only thing left standing was the buses (albeit with melted taillights). Since then we have been building a new outpost using the pay-as-you-go method. The goal was to build the outpost without putting […]