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Eloping or Gettin’ Hitched in Asheville?

We have a unique event space that will make your day just that more special, without breaking the bank. Barefoot wedding? Tiptoeing in the River? Bluegrass Reception? Kids and Puppers welcomed? We have that it all when it comes to your unusual Asheville wedding or last-minute elopement. Our location is surrounded by the Biltmore Estate, where the French Broad River and Hominy Creek meet with sunsets and moon rises. We offer picnic tables, finding a food truck, finding a band, getting your party out on the river, maybe a bike rental or more. Give us a call or Email us for a tour 828-505-7371

Book Your Trip Now!

If you are ready to book your trip 24 hours in advance, please do so! You’ll need to give us a call if you plan to float with us within 24 hours, give us a call: 828-505-7371 So, plans those bachelor and bachelorette parties, family reunions and special weekends you are probably planning. OurHominy Creek…

Black Bears? We have Bear Canisters or “Bear Kegs” to rent for camping in Asheville

National Forests in NC Propose Required Bear Canisters for Overnight Campers on Appalachian Trail and in Panthertown Visitors to the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests have experienced an increasing number of encounters with black bears exhibiting bold behavior over food in the past few years. Most encounters are at places where the public repeatedly camps in the general forest rather than at campgrounds that are equipped with bear-proof trash cans. Incidents include bears taking food and back packs, damaging tents, and staying near inhabited campsites for hours. “Bears are very reluctant to give up an easy food source and they have not been discouraged by humans banging pots, blowing air horns, and yelling,” said Nantahala District Wildlife Biologist Johnny Wills. “Using bear-resistant food containers is the surest way to deny bears access to human food.” The Forest Service has increased…

Food Trucks and Food Cart!

Almost daily, we have a local, fantastic food truck or have our food cart serving hungry paddlers, families on the beach, cyclists, runners and greenway walkers. No need to haul a picnic basket on your boat, eat cold food or waste time. Eat dinner right on the beach, have a beer and listen to some…

Taking Your Dog on the River

French Broad Outfitters is a very dog-friendly establishment. If you come in a lot, you have probably seen some of the shop dogs that spend lots of time with their humans here. If your dog is extremely well trained and well behaved around all people and all other dogs, they are welcome into our shop…

River Tubing: A History

One of French Broad Outfitter’s favorite things to do is to go tubing. We have sent thousands of tubers down the river, who all come back with big smiles after a few hours of sitting back in the relaxing water. Recently, the city was doing maintenance on the utility lines near us, causing us to have…

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