Paddling western North Carolina

Your Guide to canoeing, kayaking and floating (sorry, purists, it's a lot of fun) the rivers in-and-around Asheville.

Kayak Eight Miles of the Nantahala River

A mere hour and a half away from Asheville and you can find world class paddling in the Nantahala river.  The Nantahala River is one of the country's premier whitewater rafting rivers, and consists of eight miles of rapids and swift currents. The trip down the river...