Marshall: French Broad Whitewater River Rafting Experience


Enjoy a family-friendly whitewater rafting adventure on the French Broad River in Marshall. Paddle past boulders, splash in the river, and take in the scenery of Pisgah National Forest.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    3 hour


  • Highlights
    • Learn about proper rafting technique and receive safety training from your guide
    • Drift down along the swift-moving channels of the French Broad River in Marshall
    • Feel the cool river water splash against your face while you paddle downstream
    • Navigate around large boulders as the current takes you down the rushing river
    • Appreciate the spectacular scenery and beautiful trees of Pisgah National Forest
  • Full description
    Experience whitewater rafting on the French Broad River as you paddle through the rapids. Admire the beautiful mountain views of Pisgah National Forest along the way. Receive a full safety briefing before your ride, then wear your life vest to navigate the river channels.
    Arrive at the meeting point for a briefing and instructional video. Then, put on your personal flotation device, grab your paddle, and board the shuttle bus to the river. Next, get into the raft and listen to your guide explain rafting terminology and what to expect.
    After this, paddle down the river and feel the excitement while you navigate around big boulders and large channels. View the mountains of the forest while you splash through the cascading waters of the river.
  • Includes
    • Guide
      Personal flotation device
  • Exclude
    • Food and drinks