Hot Springs, NC
Only 45 min. from Asheville
Open 7 days a week
Locally owned & operated
Popular with families, our float trips are great for those looking to get away from it all. Leisurely float/paddle five miles through the playful and relaxing lower French Broad River while enjoying beautiful scenery. There are lots of swimming holes along the way. Choose from rafts, single or double inflatable kayaks.
GUIDED 9-MILE TRIP WITH SNACK
This is our most popular trip featuring nine miles of Class II, III and IV rapids. Our trip continues downstream with more whitewater action while passing through the beautiful scenery of Pisgah National Forest. See 9-Mile Trips.
GUIDED 5-MILE TRIP WITH SNACKS
This trip is five miles of Class II through III+ rapids through beautiful Pisgah National Forest. Snacks and drinks are provided. This 5-Mile option allows you to enjoy the river with time left for more adventures. See our Combo Packages to discover the possibilites. See 5-Mile Trips.
GUIDED AND UNGUIDED FLOAT TRIPS
Float trips are great for people looking to get away from it all. Leisurely float/paddle five miles through the playful and relaxing lower French Broad River and enjoy all the beautiful scenery. Choose from rafts, tubes, or single and double inflatable kayaks. See Float Trips.
Tubing trips last approximately 1 - 1.5 hours with small rapids and great relaxing swimming holes. $15 per tube. See Tubing Trips.
What is the youngest age child you will allow on the river?
At Huck Finn Adventures our minimum age is 8 years old for our Class II through IV (9-Mile & 5-mile guided rafting) trips. For younger children we have the float trip or the tubing trip that children 4 and older can do.
Which whitewater rafting trip is best for my family?
If everyone in your family is 8 yrs old or older, we recommend either the 9-mile or 5-mile guided whitewater rafting trips. If your family is looking for an unguided leisurly trip, we recommend either the float trip or a tubing trip. Some groups or families can split up and do whitewater and float trips then meet back at the outpost after their trips.
What if it rains?
What kind of clothes should we wear on the river?
Wear clothing that you are comfortable in. Shorts, tshirt, bathing suit, etc. If it is raining or chilly, we will provide foul weather gear for you. No flip-flops or bare feet. Old tennis shoes or sports sandals work great. We also have shoes for rent in the outpost
What do I do with my car keys, wallet, cell phone, etc.?
On your whitewater rafting trip, you will not need money, car keys,
Can we bring a cooler for our lunch.
On all Float Trips you are allowed to bring small to medium sized
Do you offer any discounts?
At Huck Finn Adventures we offer great discounts for groups and a $5.00 on-line coupon. Our group rates start with 10 people and all group trips go as a private rafting trip. See: Groups rafting