Top Ten Canoeing and Flatwater Rafting Trips
Difficulty: Class II to IV
Season: March to November
Trip Length: 8 miles
The French Broad ventures through the Pisgah National Forest. The favorite section for most people is the run between Barnard and Hot Springs, which makes an eventful trip through a series of wooded gorges. This river alternates between quiet pools and challenging rapids, so you have time to catch your breath between whitewater runs. This is a good river for intermediate paddlers to improve their skills.
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