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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!

Welcome to our new web site! We've tried to make it faster to load, better to look at and easier to navigate while still providing you all the useful information you'll need to book your paddling adventures on the Undiscovered French Broad in 2020. Stay tuned for the online booking schedule soon!

Featured Paddle


Sierra Nevada Express

Seven miles on the calm and uncrowded French Broad, ending next to the area's biggest and most beautiful brewery! 


“... an overall amazing experience”

Darrius, Facebook

More Trips on the Undiscovered French Broad

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!

7-Mile Paddle to Westfeldt Park

Paddle or drift your way along seven scenic miles, keeping an eye out for otters!

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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