Where: Section 9 of the French Broad River.
When: Sunday, Oct. 6, 1:30 pm. $44 per person. Minimum age is 8 years old. Reservations required. 450-4663.
Why: The Blue Heron Whitewater Community Paddle Trip is an opportunity to help care for the French Broad River while making the most of one of the waterway’s many benefits: fun! The half-day rafting trip will cover Section 9 of the river in Madison County. Rapids are rated Class III-IV during normal flows. Gear, guides and safety information are provided. The trip begins at Blue Heron Whitewater in Marshall, and anyone over the age of 8 is welcome.
RiverLink, is passionate about the French Broad River as "a place to work, live and play." The group has largely been known for its work on water-quality issues in the river basin and economic revitalization of Asheville's River Art’s District. RiverLink’s new project, the French Broad Paddle Trail, connects 117 miles of North Carolina waters while providing maps and information about recreation, lodging and campsites along the waterway.
More information at BlueHeronWhitewater.com or RiverLink.org.
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