French Broad Rafting

Experience a fun-filled whitewater rafting adventure, or choose to do a milder calm water float trip! Both trips begin and end very close to Asheville, NC and will take you into the heart of the beautiful and scenic French Broad River valley. It's the perfect way to get out in nature and enjoy the Blue Ridge mountains of Western North Carolina.

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Rafting News

Our trips go out – rain or shine!

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 […]

“Bucket” Boats versus Self-Bailing Boats

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 […]

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