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Explore Biltmore Outdoor Center

Buncombe county, North Carolina whitewater outfitter

River Guides

Whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state is often easier than elsewhere, so keep in mind that many of the rivers in this state are not very demanding. A good workout and spending some quality time in nature will make you glad you came. The scenic beauty of North Carolina and the cool fresh water have people coming here. There are some good hotels near the river, and if you make reservations
    in advance you're all set. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. The starting point is not too far from Asheville. Whitewater paddling here in the Blue Ridge Mountains is a great experience. Whether
you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you'll find a large number of good places.

Briefly about the general area:
The Lagoon is not far from Explore Biltmore Outdoor Center at all; you'll meet a lot of people from Asheville here. Not enough hours in a day to enjoy the Blue Ridge Mountains. Go for a hike on the Side Hill Trail, and White Fawn Gap is a wonderful spot to visit. At this river you will never have a bad time.
Don't leave Explore Biltmore Outdoor Center without visiting Pisgah National Forest, and if you have time, Blue Ridge Parkway is a national park worth checking out. Good hiking is available along the Shut-In Trail. Explore Biltmore Outdoor Center ordinarily gets much rainfall. Of all the months in a year July is the one with the most rain while October is the month with the least amount of precipitation. Summer at Explore Biltmore Outdoor Center comes with high temperatures in the 80's, and the night is fairly cooler of course, mostly in the 60's. The cold days of the winter come with highs in the 40's with winter lows in the 20's overnight here at Explore Biltmore Outdoor Center.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Explore Biltmore Outdoor Center.
 Whitewater Near Explore Biltmore Outdoor Center:
French Broad River, Transylvania/ Henderson/ Buncombe/ Madison County, 6 miles away
      Class I-III - 6.5 miles long (North Carolina Route 251 to Route 1634)
Swannanoa River, Buncombe County, 10 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.6 miles long (Main Bridge In Swannanoa to Azalea)
Walnut Creek, Madison County, 17 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 4 miles long (US 25/70 to Barnard)
Rocky Broad River, Henderson/Rutherford County, 19 miles away
      Class IV-V - 3.5 miles long (Along Route 64/74 to Lake Lure at Chimney Rock)
Rocky Broad River, Henderson/Buncombe County, 19 miles away
      Class IV-V - 3.6 miles long (Bridge at Flat Creek Road to Bridge at US Route 64)
Brush Creek, Madison County, 20 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5 miles long (to French Broad River)
Big Hungry Creek, Henderson/ Polk County, 20 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1.3 miles long (Big Hungry Road to Green)
Hungry River, Henderson County, 20 miles away
      Class IV - 1.3 miles long (Big Hungry Road to Green River)
Green River, Henderson/ Polk County, 21 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2.9 miles long (Hungry Creek to Green River Cove Road)
Green River, Polk County, 21 miles away
      Class II - 6 miles long (Fishtop Access to where river leaves road)
 Ski Areas Near Explore Biltmore Outdoor Center:
Wolf Ridge, North Carolina , 22 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Cataloochee, North Carolina , 38 miles away, 740 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Sugar Mountain, North Carolina , 57 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 8 lifts, 20 runs
Ski Beech, North Carolina , 58 miles away, 830 foot drop, 10 lifts, 15 runs
Hawksnest, North Carolina , 59 miles away, 619 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 61 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Sky Valley, Georgia , 65 miles away, 210 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Appalachian Mountain, North Carolina , 70 miles away, 365 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 70 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
 Hotels Near Explore Biltmore Outdoor Center:
DoubleTree By Hilton Asheville - Biltmore, Asheville , 0 miles away
Residence Inn Asheville Biltmore, Asheville , 0 miles away
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites ASHEVILLE-BILTMORE VLG AREA, Asheville , 0 miles away
Howard Johnson Inn - Asheville Biltmore, Asheville , 0 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites-Asheville Biltmore Village NC, Asheville , 0 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Explore Biltmore Outdoor Center:
R V Park & Campground, Asheville, 2 miles away
Wilson's Riverfront RV Park, Asheville, 3 miles away
Bear Creek RV Park and Campground, Asheville, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Explore Biltmore Outdoor Center:
Side Hill Trail, Buncombe , 8 miles away
Shut-In Trail, Buncombe , 10 miles away
Laurel Mountain Trail, Henderson , 14 miles away
Mullinax Trail, Transylvania , 15 miles away
Pilot Rock Trail, Transylvania , 16 miles away
 Public Lands Near Explore Biltmore Outdoor Center:
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC , 2 miles away
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg - TN , 67 miles away
Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina , 6 miles away
Mount Mitchell State Park, North Carolina , 22 miles away
Caesars Head State Park, South Carolina , 26 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Explore Biltmore Outdoor Center:
Municipal Golf Course, Asheville , 2 miles away
Biltmore Forest Country Club, Asheville , 2 miles away
Country Club Of Asheville, Asheville , 4 miles away
 Lakes Near Explore Biltmore Outdoor Center
Beaver Lake, Buncombe , 4 miles away
Lake Powhatan, Buncombe , 7 miles away
Enka Lake, Buncombe , 8 miles away

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