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Make Your Own Canoe Paddle Workshop

Make Your Own Canoe Paddle Workshop

Headwaters Outfitters is excited to host a collaborative workshop with Bear Traditional Kayaks, offering a Make Your Own Canoe Paddle Workshop this winter! This is a 3 Day (Canoe Paddle Only) workshop from 12/13/19 – 12/15/19 (9:00am-5:00pm each day), $235 per person. Space is limited! No woodworking skills needed prior to workshop. All materials and tools needed are included in the cost. For registration or questions email... Read More
Colors of Fall Guided Paddle

Colors of Fall Guided Paddle

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... Read More
Colors of Fall Guided Paddle

Colors of Fall Guided Paddle

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... Read More
Free Paddling 101 Clinic

Free Paddling 101 Clinic

Headwaters Outfitters will be hosting a series of Paddling 101 classes in 2019. The focus is to promote paddling skills an safety practices for beginner paddlers. This event is FREE to the public with reservations. Spaces are limited. Head Paddling Guide Danielle Mathews Ennis will go over entry level strokes for canoeing, kayaking and Stand Up Paddling Boarding along with safety tips, how to utilize your PFD’s, and more. This is a great chance to work in a small group and meet other paddlers in the... Read More
Colors of Fall Guided Paddle

Colors of Fall Guided Paddle

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... Read More