Rafting Guides

These professional outfitters and guides make it easy to try out new forest adventures. All the outfitter/guides listed here hold a Forest Service permit to  operate on national forest land. Permits are issued for recreation uses that serve the public, promote health and safety, and protect the environment.

This is a complete list of all providers offering rafting services. If you hold a permit with the National Forests in North Carolina and would like your business included, contact us with your information and we can add your company. Also, we try our best to keep this list updated, but if information has changed or you hit a dead link, please let us know.   Send your comments to  mailroom_r8_north_carolina@fs.fed.us.   To ensure a quick response, please be sure to include the word "Information" in the subject line of your e-mail.                

 

Outfitter/Guide

Services offered and where: Rafting

Adventurous Fast Rivers Rafting

14690  Hwy 19W, Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-2386

rafting@white-water.com
http://www.white-water.com

Rafting

Nantahala RD

 

Appalachian Wildwaters

POB 277, Rowlesburg, WV  26425

800-USA-RAFT

raft@usaraft.com
http://www.usaraft.com

Rafting

Guided raft trips, raft rentals on Nantahala River

Nantahala  RD

Backwoods Adventures

325 Beech Mountain Parkway
Beech Mountain, NC 28604

trips@backwoodsadventure.com
http://www.backwoodsadventure.com

Hiking, Backpacking, Rock Climbing,
Rafting/Kayaking, Caving, Camping

Brookside Campground & Rafting

764 U.S. Hwy 19, P.O. Box 93, Topton, NC 28781

828-321-5209, 800-848-7238

wojdylo@webworkz.com
http://brooksiderafting.com
http://brookside-campground.com

Rafting

Nantahala NF 

Endless River Adventures

POB 246, Bryson City, NC 28713

828-488-6199/800-224-4238

endrivadv@cs.com
http://www.endlessriveradventures.com

Rafting, Kayaking, Lake touring, Fishing, Rock climbing

Cheoah and Nantahala  RDs

French Broad Rafting Expeditions

POB 411, Hot Springs, NC  28743

899-570-RAFT(7238)

frenchbroadrafting@charter.net
http://frenchbroadrafting.com

Guided rafting

Appalachian /Hot Springs RD

God's Country Outfitters

704-985-7200

nate@gcostore.com
www.gcostore.com
www.godscountryoutfitters.org

Camping, backpacking, mountain biking, kayaking and canoeing

Uwharrie RD

 

Huck Finn River Adventures

POB 366, Hot Springs, NC  28743

877-520-4658

hfra2001@yahoo.comhttp://huckfinnrafting.com

Rafting

Guided & unguided trips on French Broad River

French Broad Station, Appalachian RD

Rafting In The Smokies

POB 592, Gatlinburg, TN  37738

800-776-7238

rafting@raftinginthesmokies.com
http://raftinginthesmokies.com

Rafting

Nantahala RD

Rockbrook Summer Camp for Girls

P.O. Box 792, Brevard, NC 28712

828-884-6151

office@rockbrookcamp.com
http://www.rockbrookcamp.com

Rafting

Nantahala RD

Rolling Thunder River Company

10160 Hwy 19W, Bryson City, NC 28713

800-408-7238

rafting@RollingThunderRiverCo.com
http://RollingThunderRiverCo.com

Rafting, group lodging

Wayah Ranger District

USA Raft

2 Jones Branch Road, Erwin, TN 37650

(866) USA-Raft

raft@usaraft.com
www.usaraft.com

Whitewater rafting French Broad and Nolichucky Rivers near Asheville and Boone, NC

Western Carolina University

210 A. K. Hinds Univ Center, Cullowhee, NC  28723

828-227-3466

Jackson@email.wcu.edu
http://www.wcu.edu/univcenter/outdoors/

Rafting

Nantahala  RD

Wildwater LTD.

POB 309, Long Creek,SC  29658

800-451-9972

wwltd@nuvox.net
http://wildwaterrafting.com

Rafting, clinics, ropes-course, climbing wall

Nantahala  RD