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French Broad Rafting

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Asheville, North Carolina, United States

  • Activities

    Adventure, Rafting

  • Price
    $44 USD per person
  • Duration

    2 plus hours on the water

  • Avg Distance

    5 miles

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    10am, 1pm & 3pm

  • Starting Location

    Marshall, NC

  • Price Includes

    Guide, all equipment, splash gear/wet suit, transportation to and from river.


  • Closest whitewater to Asheville, NC!
  • This tour is ideal for everyone. it is family and kid friendly!
  • There is a professional guide in every raft!
  • The Jump Rock is awesome!
  • Paddle an inflatable kayak or ducky to make the trip more adventurous!


Trip Info

The 5 mile half day trip offers wide, open channels, beautiful mountain vistas and fun, splashy class II and III rapids – perfect family rafting fun! The 5 mile French Broad River trip is a great choice for families or groups with children and teens!

There are many class 2 & 3 rapids, such as Pinball, S-Turn, Stack House, Sandy Bottom and Ledges! We will stop to take the leap into the river at “Jump Rock,” and swim at “Swimmers Rapid.”

Your tour will include a professional river guide in each raft, as well as all gear. No experience is required. This tour is for people aged 8 and up. We will provide you with lunch on the French Broad river. Enjoy lunch and take a dip in the river!

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