WNC Alliance to lead guided, 115-mile trips down French Broad River in May, July


Press release here:

ASHEVILLE— Don’t miss out on this year’s awesome French Broad Float!

WNCA’s French Broad Riverkeeper Hartwell Carson will lead participants on a guided trip from the headwaters of the French Broad River, spanning over 115 miles into Tennessee.

Along the way, paddlers will camp out along the French Broad River Paddle Trail, which is this year sponsored by Oskar Blues Brewery.

Leave the food, boats, shuttle and logistics to us and enjoy a scenic, relaxing float.

The French Broad River is one of the oldest rivers in the world and the paddle trail was recently featured as a must-do activity by Blue Ridge Outdoors. This trip always sells out, and this year we have several options for your convenience:

5-Day Trip:

May 17-21 (Headwaters Outfitters to Asheville Outdoor Center)

4-Day Trip:

July 12-15 (Asheville Outdoor Center to Paint Rock, Tenn.)

2-Day Trips:

May 17-18 (Headwaters Outfitters to Riverbend Campsite)

July 12-13 (Asheville Outdoor Center to Marshall)

If you have questions or want more information, contact WNCA Assistant French Broad Riverkeeper Kirby Callaway at (828) -258-8737, ext. 212. Registration is open now.