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French Broad Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trip

Location Asheville, North Carolina, USA
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Overview
The French Broad river spans 218 miles from Rosman, North Carolina through Asheville, and toward the state of Tennessee. Section 9 of the French Broad river starts approximately 45 minutes away from Asheville near Marshall, North Carolina and runs through the Pisgah National Forest. The majority of French Broad Section 9 flows through protected lands, and is beginner-friendly. Your guide will navigate you through approximately 5 miles of Section 9, where you will raft through class II and class III difficulty levels, and you may briefly encounter class IV drops depending on the time of year, and the amount of rainfall. This tour combines an incredible stretch of exciting and continuous rapids with some of the most breathtaking scenery around.
French Broad Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trip
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
Duration: 4 hours
Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants.

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  • Helmet, Life Jacket, and Paddle
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Meeting point
We will meet at our River Outpost at 521 Amboy Road, Asheville, NC! Please show up 30 minutes before your trip time!
Return details
We will meet at our River Outpost at 521 Amboy Road, Asheville, NC! Please show up 30 minutes before your trip time!
Scenic, remote and awash with breathtaking beauty, the French Broad Gorge, also known as Section 9 (FB9), rafting adventure takes you through 5 miles of intermediate-level, class II and class III rapids starting at Barnard River Park where the water enters Pisgah National Forest. Enjoy a laid back vibe with opportunities to stop for a jump off the raft or rocks for a refreshing dip in the river. Rafters will be on the water for 1.5-2 hours which will be filled with some of the best whitewater in all of Western North Carolina.
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your trip time
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • This experience requires good weather.
    If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers.
    If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met,
    you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
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    French Broad Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trip

    Location Asheville, North Carolina, USA
    Experience unavailable
    How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

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