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High Mountain Expeditions

Watauga county, North Carolina whitewater outfitter

 
  Team-Building
New River
Nolichucky River
Watauga
Watauga River
Wilson Creek
Rafts
Kayaks
Tubing

Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in North Carolina are easier than the national norm, so you'd better keep in mind that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. No need to look hard for hotels, but if you donít have reservations
    you might end up sleeping in your car. The put-in location is a short drive from Boone. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this is an area with plenty of spots for that. The wonderful
Watauga County scenery and the playfulness of the water are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. When you're paddling down a Blue Ridge Mountains river like this one you always get great scenery along the way too. Great exercise and just hanging out with mother nature are sure to keep you coming back for more.

Briefly about the general area:
Here at High Mountain Expeditions you'll probably meet some people from
 
Boone, and the Yancey Ridge Trail offers hiking at its best. All the outdoors cool stuff in the Blue Ridge Mountains will keep you coming back time and again. The skiing at Appalachian Mountain is splendid, and there's good hiking along the Daniel Boone Scout Trail. If you come to this river you will have a good time for sure. Near High Mountain Expeditions you hit upon great places like Hodges Gap. High Mountain Expeditions gets a good deal of water. During May this area sees the most rain, and the driest month is December. For the duration of the warmest time of the year at High Mountain Expeditions temperatures are frequently in the 70's.

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near High Mountain Expeditions.
 Whitewater Near High Mountain Expeditions:
Whitewater Outfitter - River & Earth Adventures, Watauga County, 0 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Wahoo's Whitewater Rafting, Watauga County, 2 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Watauga River, Watauga County, 5 miles away
      Class I-II - 12 miles long (North Carolina Route 105 Bridge to US Route 321 Bridge)
Watauga River, Watauga County, 5 miles away
      Class II-IV - 2 miles long (SR 1557 to North Carolina 105)
Boone Fork, Watauga County, 5 miles away
      Class III-IV(V+) - 4.5 miles long (Julian Price Park to Watauga)
Thunderhole Creek, Caldwell County, 6 miles away
      Class III+ - 3.5 miles long (Globe Road to Upton)
Wilson Creek, Avery/Caldwell County, 11 miles away
      Class IV - 5 miles long (Upper Wilson)
Watauga River, Watauga County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (US Route 321 Bridge to Route 1200)
Gragg Prong River, Avery County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.6 miles long (Roseboro to Lost Cove Creek)
Whitewater Outfitter - High Mountain Expeditions, Avery County, 12 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near High Mountain Expeditions:
Appalachian Mountain, North Carolina , 2 miles away, 365 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Hawksnest, North Carolina , 11 miles away, 619 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Sugar Mountain, North Carolina , 13 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 8 lifts, 20 runs
Ski Beech, North Carolina , 14 miles away, 830 foot drop, 10 lifts, 15 runs
Wolf Ridge, North Carolina , 59 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Winterplace, West Virginia , 87 miles away, 603 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
 Marinas Near High Mountain Expeditions:
Pioneer Landing Campground, Butler , 20 miles away
 Hotels Near High Mountain Expeditions:
Comfort Suites Boone, Boone , 0 miles away
InnPlace Hotel Boone, Boone , 0 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Boone Near App State, Boone , 0 miles away
Courtyard Boone, Boone , 0 miles away
Heavenly Mountain Bed And Breakfast And Health Spa, Boone , 1 miles away
 Campgrounds Near High Mountain Expeditions:
Appalachian Campground, Boone, 1 miles away
Camp Sky Ranch, Blowing Rock, 1 miles away
Waterwheel RV Park, Boone, 2 miles away
 Trails Near High Mountain Expeditions:
Daniel Boone Scout Trail, Caldwell , 10 miles away
Yancey Ridge Trail, Avery , 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near High Mountain Expeditions:
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC , 70 miles away
Mount Jefferson State Park, North Carolina , 19 miles away
New River State Park, North Carolina , 23 miles away
Grayson Highlands State Park, Virginia , 27 miles away
 Golf Courses Near High Mountain Expeditions:
Boone Golf Club, Boone , 2 miles away
Propulsion Golf, Boone , 3 miles away
Willow Creek Golf Club, Vilas , 4 miles away
 Lakes Near High Mountain Expeditions
Trout Lake, Watauga , 11 miles away
Wildcat Lake, Avery , 15 miles away

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