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October 19 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019
Every October on Saturday and Sunday morning’s, Headwaters Outfitters offers its ever popular fall series of guided canoe trips on the French Broad River. Our “Colors of the Fall” guided canoe trips balance nature observation with the quiet relaxation of a canoe or kayak outing. You will paddle 8 miles, approximately 3 hours down Section 1, a very peaceful yet lively section of the historic French Broad River.
Participants begin arriving at Headwaters Outfitters around 9:15 am to complete check-in, meet the river guide, and organize gear for their canoe trip. By 10:00 am guest begin the trip with a short 2 mile shuttle to the launch point. Your guide will review and demonstrate paddling tips and techniques before launching. Along the way you can listen to historical stories of the French Broad and our community, discover wildlife, flora, fauna, and waterfowl that make their homes along this beautiful river.
ADVANCE RESERVATION & 50% DEPOSIT REQUIRED
Our Colors of Fall Guided Canoe Trips fill up rapidly and months in advance. Each river trip is limited to 10 maximum guest. Prior canoeing experience is helpful, but not necessary.