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French Broad

Welcome to Lazy Otter Outfitters

Welcome to the French Broad River - nature's favorite stretch of one of the world's oldest rivers. Far from the rush and the roads, yet close to Hendersonville, Asheville and Brevard. See the French Broad the Lazy Otter way!

Thanks to everyone who came out for our 2022 paddle season on the Undiscovered French Broad! We'll be back in the spring for another great season, so stay tuned for opening dates and reservation availability!

Featured Paddle

Sierra Nevada Express

Seven miles on the calm and uncrowded French Broad River, ending next to the spectacular Sierra Nevada brewery! 


“... an overall amazing experience”

Darrius, Facebook

More Trips on the Undiscovered French Broad

Kayaking the French Broad River near Hen

4-Mile Paddle on the Horse Shoe Bend

Enjoy four calm, beautiful miles on the French Broad away from roads and buildings, with only three minutes on the shuttle bus!

Canoeing the French Broad River near Hendersonville Asheville

7-Mile Paddle to Westfeldt Park

Paddle or drift your way along seven scenic miles of the Undiscovered French Broad!

Tubing the French Broad River near Hende

Adventure Tubing

Part lazy and part active, Adventure Tubing is a different way to drift the French Broad!

Who enjoys a trip with Lazy Otter? Everybody!


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