Welcome to French Broad Outfitters. Asheville’s favorite, locally owned and operated, year-round paddle shop and disc golf pro shop in Western North Carolina.

We offer fantastic prices all year from Kokatat, Immersion Research, NRS, Werner Paddles, Shred Ready Helmets, Perception Kayaks, Dagger Kayaks, Feel Free Kayaks and BIC Stand Up Paddles. We stock a large demo fleet so try before you buy with request.

Disc Golf anyone?

Yup, we are the largest disc golf shop in the area. Just a jump putt away from Richmond Hill, we are always up for throwing a few. We occasionally host events with the WNC Disc Golf Association. Find them on Facebook  – HERE – .  We sell Innova, Discraft, Westside, Latitude 64 and Dynamic discs. Swing by for a beer and lets talk plastic or watch the latest round on TV!

We also offer various shuttles for Kayaking, Canoeing and Stand Up Paddleboards. Of course, we have our famous tube rentals and shuttles from our three locations, offering more choices in Asheville for floating the French Broad River!  Click here to find out about our trips

We have secure parking, bathrooms, changing rooms, snacks, hats, shirts, and more. Oh..and BEER! We have the best selection of Asheville’s local craft beers.

Speaking of which, we are proud to start our 2nd year at our Hominy Creek location!

Our laid-back, family and pet friendly location on the beach of Hominy Creek and the French Broad confluence, we are offering demo days, music, Asheville’s best craft beers and ciders, food trucks or a day of chilling with the family.  Click here to find out more about our Hominy Creek event space.

Yes, you can rent space for your special occasion as well.