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Blue Heron Whitewater

Marshall, NC, USA
About Blue Heron Whitewater
Closest whitewater rafting outfitter to Asheville, NC. Blue Heron Whitewater offers a variety of trips on the French Broad River. Choose the trip that fits your group and schedule. Half Day Trips enjoy 5 miles, with class II-III rapids. Full Day Trips add 3 more miles, a delicious deli-style lunch served riverside, and a class IV rapid. Minimum age for whitewater trips is 8. Float Trips are offered for families with kids as young as 4 and for those looking for a scenic float trip through the beautiful Southern Appalachian Mountains. On the river you are no longer a spectator!Come visit our new solar-powered outpost with hot showers, free wet suit use in cool weather and the most experienced guides on the river.
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Denise B wrote a review Jun 2020
Bozeman, Montana113 contributions46 helpful votes
In search of a safe place to have some sort of vacation, our son-in-law found Blue Heron. Not only was the trip down the river amazing, they took exacting steps to make everyone safe and separated. Cannot say enough good things about this company and the lovely river
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Kylie K wrote a review Oct 2019
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We had a great time rafting with Blue Heron! Our guide Doug was very nice, funny and knowledgeable. We had a blast and learned a lot while doing it. So much fun, would definitely go again!
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Date of experience: October 2019
Dan H wrote a review Sep 2019
5 contributions
We spent half a day on the water doing a little white water rafting. We absolutely enjoyed the trip and our guide. Blue Heron Whitewater is the place to go if you want a little adventure and a lot of beautiful scenery. The river was running slow due to lack of rain but the day
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Date of experience: September 2019
Jacob B wrote a review Sep 2019
3 contributions
Our guide Doug was perfect! He made it look easy, and made the whole ride so much fun. Doug took us on the best rapids and showed us soo much! Everyone should do this,at this location!
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Date of experience: September 2019
Ordie19823 wrote a review Sep 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
We tried whitewater rafting for the first time at the Blue Heron, we had a fantastic time! Our lead guide Wags was fun, friendly, and informative! Our raft guide Kim took us on an amazing ride on the French Broad River, she was great! The picnic lunch was so good, and
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Date of experience: September 2019