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USA Raft

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“the river”(209 reviews)
“worley's cave”(24 reviews)
“half day trip”(12 reviews)
USA Raft on the Nolichucky and French Broad Rivers. We offer mild to wild whitewater rafting on the Nolichucky, Watauga and French Broad Rivers. We have a beautiful, rustic river-side bunkhouse that sleeps up to 50.Campground next door. We offer...more
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2 Jones Branch Rd, Erwin, TN 37650-8910
+1 800-872-7238
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Will was our guide and he was amazing. Our raft consisted of a bunch of freezing first time Floridians as the weather decided to not agree with our rafting trip. Will was entertaining, insightful and very informative. We had an amazing trip and we will...More

3  Thank Charlene H
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 5, 2017

I never write reviews but I had to this time because of the terrible treatment we received from USA Raft. 3 of us were to go rafting. I flew up from Florida and 1 of our group flew form New York. On USA Raft's website,...More

7  Thank balmuthlaw
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All reviews the river worley's cave half day trip great trip the french broad river great guide the entire trip exciting trip water level crockett cabin north carolina these guys first timers class rapids a lot of fun white water gorge
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Caving with Taylor was so much fun! I was ready for an easy walk through the cave, but was pleasantly surprised when I got to crawl through secret tunnels and (carefully) slide down muddy hills. It’s impossible to describe exactly how beautiful the cave itself...More

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful surprise! A bit nervous after hearing it was a wild cave tour but thanks to our guide Taylor we didn't want to leave once we were in!! Super professional and super fun! I had no idea how much fun this could possibly...More

Thank Sean D
Reviewed September 8, 2018

First time white water rafting and it was a great experince. The guides were skilled and their knowledge of the river was excellent. Thank your to Craig our guide of our raft - no one ended up in the water.

Thank Gods_Lawyer
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome time. Party of 5 with one 16 yr old teenager. Gorgeous scenery and weather. Our guide, Cody, was excellent.

Thank TNhawkI
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Had an absolutely wonderful time rafting, today. Staff was friendly, informative and safety oriented. Will and Red were amazing guides that made our trip so much fun. We had a mixture of rafters from beginners to.more advanced. They made everyone feel comfortable and made sure...More

Thank KatDeyton
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Trish and I had a blast! We took the Saturday afternoon, half day, upper river, white water trip and enjoyed every minute. Loren, our guide, was knowledgeable, skilled and patient. The trip starts with a series of class IV rapids and when Trish and I...More

Thank L6777COtom
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time! Our guide Aaron was very knowledgeable and halarious It was absolutely beautiful scenery

Thank Donna H
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We've been on many many rafting, paddling, canoeing trips on the Nolichucky but this was one of the best ever - our Guide, Jason, ensured the trip was outstanding! Water levels were up and it was a fun time. Highly recommend the river, USA Raft...More

Thank rena l
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Our tour guide was the director and he was AWESOME! GREAT DAY and GREAT experience . we had the full day experience water was perfect temps!

Thank grobinson2018
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic trip on the Upper Gorge trip. Our guide Wes was funny and with his guidance we surfed like pros. Adrenaline fueled day!

Thank Aimee L
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October 5, 2018|
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Response from smcilquham | Reviewed this property |
Check the forecast, of course, but several layers would be best. Today it hit the mid 80's (26 Celsius), but the water is much cooler and the wind might cut through your wet clothes when you stop. Tomorrow could be in the... More
April 9, 2016|
Response from Sharon O |
USA Raft does not have a weight restriction. We welcome all rafters as long as they are excited to be on the water and willing to paddle! We carry extra small to extra-large PFD's (personal flotation devices).