An unforgettable adventure – Asheville’s nearest whitewater experience!

Experience the exciting adventure of whitewater rapids and enjoy the natural beauty of the Pisgah National Forest! Our team of professional and experienced river staff assures that you get much more out of your trip than just simply making it down the river. You will learn the names of the rapids, the history of the river, basic paddling techniques, and river safety information all while having the time of your life!

Why Choose Us?

  • The closest whitewater rafting to Asheville! Our outpost is only a 25-minute drive from Asheville, NC.
  • We have FUN! Our guides are funny, entertaining, and great with people. They love what they do and want to be sure that you have the best experience possible.
  • Calm water float trips and rentals as well as whitewater trips.
  • We always put a guide in every whitewater raft & our guides are some of the most experienced on the river.
  • French Broad River rafting is much warmer and less crowded than other area rivers.
  • Want to zipline and raft on the same day? We are the only raft / zip combo close enough to Asheville that you can have fun with us and make it back to town in time for dinner.


9 mile trip – Morning trips daily.

Class I-IV rapids:
  • Includes lunch
  • Approximate trip time is 5-6 hours
  • Price — $80*
  • Minimum age is 8

5 mile trip – Morning and afternoon trips daily

Class I-III rapids
  • Includes snack
  • Approximate trip time is 3-4 hours
  • Price — $53*
  • Minimum age is 8

5 mile trip (with lunch) – Morning trips daily.

Class I-III rapids
  • Includes lunch
  • Approximate trip time is 3-4  hours
  • Price — $61*
  • Minimum age is 8

*Prices listed do not include $1.85 per person for permit and processing fees