Headwaters Outfitters, River Sports
Are you ready for a river adventure? Stop here first. Headwaters Outfitters is your source for paddling and tubing in Transylvania County.
Headwaters Outfitters offers 3, 4 & 7-hour self-guided canoe and kayak trips on the class I French Broad River. We provide canoes, kayaks, paddles, life jackets, transportation, and a river orientation. Great for beginners and experts alike!
No better way to cool off on those hot summer days. You bring the friends and family and be ready for a fun day on the French Broad River! We provide the tubes, life jackets and transportation to and from the river.
Guided Canoe/Kayak Trips
Colors Of the Fall - See the Autumn colors from a different perspective. Every Saturday and Sunday in October, Headwaters Outfitters offers the “Colors of the Fall” series of guided paddling trips on the French Broad River. These interpretive guided trips balance nature observation with the quiet relaxation of a canoe or kayak outing. Every bend in the river brings a new palette of oil paint colors, from yellow/golds to the deepest garnet. Departing at 10 am from Headwaters, each trip will include all paddling gear, river shuttle, and guide service. Guests may bring along snacks and lunch to eat while on the river. Reservations must be made in advance and are confirmed with a 50% deposit. Begin your autumn adventure by calling 828-877-3106
Looking for a great way to spend some family time in the great outdoors or perhaps a quick weekend getaway? 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 or kayak camping. We make 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, a vacationing family, or a group of friends looking to get away from it all, now is the time to discover our overnight canoe camping trips on the peaceful French Broad River.
“Forks of the River” Shop
Headwaters Outfitters is your source for canoes, kayaks, & paddling gear, as well as fly fishing rods, reels, line, flies and fly tying materials. We also carry outdoor clothing and equipment, river shoes and fun gifts for the whole family.
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