Paddling Adventures

French Broad River Canoe Camping


Looking for a great way to spend some family time in the great outdoors or perhaps a quick weekend getaway? Try canoe camping on the French Broad River with Headwaters Outfitters.

A canoe camping trip with Headwaters Outfitters on the scenic French Broad River is the perfect way to get outdoors and introduce your friends and family to the joys of canoe camping. Fall asleep to the soothing sounds of the river, then wake up to the smell of woodsmoke and frying bacon.

The staff at Headwaters Outfitters makes it easy for you by providing all the essential paddling gear, as well as transport to and from the river. You can even set up your campsite before you get on the water! Whether you’re a Boy Scout troop or a father-son duo, now is the time to discover how much fun an overnight canoe camping trips in the mountains of Western NC can be.

Headwaters Outfitters offers you and your family two options in canoe camping. Both options are the same on the first day; a scenic 8 mile/ 3 hour paddle down the first few miles of the French Broad River. The difference is your take-out location on day 2.  Island Ford Canoe Camp-Out gives you a 2 mile/ 1 hour paddle the second day. Hap Simpson Canoe-Camp-Out gives you a 12 mile/ 5 hour paddle the second day. Either way, you’re paddling through some of the prettiest scenery to be found in Western North Carolina, past old homesteads, farm fields and woods. Book An Overnight Canoe Camping Trip On The French Broad River

The Adventure Collective

The Adventure Collective publishes a series of outdoor adventure sports guides to adventures in Asheville, Boone, Brevard, Chattanooga, Charleston and The Great Smoky Mountains.

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