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Loafers Glory Rafting and Tubing
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Aug 31, 2018
Jul 3, 2018
“Trespassing and Rude”
The mountains of Western North Carolina are the ideal backdrop for your adventure filled vacation. We offer fun for the whole family with age 4 rafting and tubing on the Toe River.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
2637 Highway 226 North, Bakersville, NC 28705
+1 828-688-9290
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

Awesome company and awesome river!! (I almost didnt write a review because I want to keep this place a secret! haha) The staff was super friendly and laid back. New favorite place to go tubing.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank michellees8686
Reviewed July 3, 2018

This business has been using our private property in Green Mountain, NC (Toe River) without our permission. Private property signs ARE posted throughout this area. We spoke with Anthony the owner, who had "assumed" it was public access. Anthony stated we were being "stingy", however,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Nikki O
Anthony W, Owner at Loafers Glory Rafting and Tubing, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

Dear Danielle, It has been understood by us, and all other boaters that use this access, that this is a public access put in. We dealt with the previous owners, the McElfreshes, and had a fantastic working relationship with them. After you or your family...More

Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

My wife decided to go tubing one Sunday afternoon and found rafters glory. What an awesome little tubing company. Small business owners were extremely friendly and courteous. Took us up the river to our put in site. Showed us the best place on the river...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank rogercd12
Reviewed July 26, 2017

Been doing a yearly ladies trip her since about 2009. The staff are friendly and well organized. The Toe is beautiful and the burgers across the street at Bonnie and Clydes are a must after funning and sunning on the river.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Amy T
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

My family and I rented the funyaks and had a great adventure down the river.The river contained a couple nice rapids.And the owner Anthony was very organized and explained the river very well.And the driver who I can't believe I forgot his name added a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Tracy S
Reviewed June 12, 2017

My wife and I did the unguided funyak trip and it was awesome. The guys at LG were great, the price was great and the river was great. This is a real gem, unlike the Disney World circus feel at the more popular rivers. Some...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Called the day before to make a reservation and the fella that answered was quite sarcastic and unfriendly! Same attitude when we bought a T-shirt after our tubing trip down the river. The Toe River was great! Just wish this fella had a little more...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank JoAnn B
Anthony W, Manager at Loafers Glory Rafting and Tubing, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your trip. I am sorry that your experience was not to your satisfaction. However, it does seem that you were pleased with your tubing trip. Your son-in-law purchased a T-shirt, put it on, and then left...More

Reviewed July 23, 2016

Stayed here in July of 2008 on an overnight fishing trip with local fishing guide NC On The Fly who are great fishing guides and guys too by the way! It was a great spot on the river with everything you need after a long...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

An easy day trip from the Charlotte area...highly recommend. Make a reservation, check in, ride the van to river entry location, tube down the Toe River, and they pick you up at the river out post. Wear water shoes or old sneakers, shorts and shirt...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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August 8, 2017|
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Response from Anthony W | Property representative |
1 1/2 - 2 hours long. Some groups take longer.