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Sierra Nevada Express!

Lazy Otter Outfitters makes it easy to reward yourself for an afternoon on the French Broad River with a pint of your favorite at western North Carolina's premier brewery!


$43 (Click here for details)


Seven Mile Paddle to Westfeldt

Kayak or canoe  your way from Lazy Otter HQ to Westfeldt Park near the Asheville Airport. A beautiful stretch of the river, and a great length for a good half-day paddle. Expect about three hours on the water.

$38 (Click here for details)

13 Mile Paddle from Penrose

Spend a full day on the French Broad paddling from the Penrose put-in through the Horse Shoe Bend and back to Lazy Otter HQ. You'll enjoy about six hours on the water, so keep an eye out for those otters! - TRIP CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE DUE TO RIVER OBSTRUCTIONS

$60 (click here for details)

Four Mile Paddle on the Horse Shoe Bend

Take a solo kayak, tandem kayak, canoe or paddle board on a pretty and remote section of the French Broad with just a three-minute shuttle ride. Calm water, and close to nature! Expect about two hours on the water.


$32 (Click here for details)

11 Mile Horse Shoe to Westfeldt Paddle

Explore 11 miles of the river from the Horse Shoe/Etowah put-in all the way to Westfeldt Park. Pack a lunch, the float will take four to five depending on water levels and how hard  you paddle!

$50 (click here for details)

Paddle and Camp Adventure

Enjoy two days on the Undiscovered French Broad, and a night under the stars at Lazy Otter's private campsite! Bring your own camping gear or use ours, and let us take care of the paddling arrangements. An easy way to try out river camping!

Price varies (click here for details)

Adventure Tubing

Tubing with a twist! Tackle the natural elements of the Horse Shoe Bend on a comfy inflatable tube, ready for anything with your paddle, spare tube and friends! All flat water but with paddling required, it's rugged and relaxing at the same time!

$25 (click here for details)

If our scheduled times don't work for you for the trip you'd like to take, call us at 828-756-1386 to see if we can accommodate you!