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River & Earth Adventures

Watauga county, North Carolina whitewater outfitter


The wonderful Watauga County scenery and the playfulness of the water beats anything. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside North Carolina you might find the rivers here a bit more manageable, so if you're not from around here don't forget that many of the sections in this state are safe for beginners. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. A bit of exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors
    have a lot of people coming here. If you're coming from Boone it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good rivers for that around here. The wild
scenery of the Blue Ridge Mountains is great. Lodging is available near the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set.

Briefly about the general area:
Why not take a refreshing hike along the Daniel Boone Scout Trail, and since you're here, you might as well pop by Hodges Gap. This site, the Blue Ridge Mountains, has so much outdoors enjoyable stuff. Take a hike on the Yancey Ridge Trail, and this is a popular
place for folks from Boone. This is such a great river. Gotta ski! Appalachian Mountain is a tremendous place to do that. River & Earth Adventures is a rather wet place ordinarily with a large amount of rain. May is when you get the most rain here, and December meanwhile is the driest month. For the period of the days of summer at River & Earth Adventures temperatures are regularly in the 70's, and the nighttime is somewhat colder of course, mostly in the 50's. High temperatures during the winter are normally in the 40's, and throughout the dark hours in the winter at River & Earth Adventures temperatures descend to the 10's.

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These outdoors activities are available near River & Earth Adventures.
 Whitewater Near River & Earth Adventures:
Whitewater Outfitter - High Mountain Expeditions, Watauga County, 0 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Wahoo's Whitewater Rafting, Watauga County, 2 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Watauga River, Watauga County, 4 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, 5 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 River & Earth Adventures:
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 River & Earth Adventures:
Pioneer Landing Campground, Butler , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near River & Earth Adventures:
Comfort Suites Boone, Boone , 1 miles away
InnPlace Hotel Boone, Boone , 1 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Boone Near App State, Boone , 1 miles away
Super 8 Boone NC, Boone , 1 miles away
Courtyard Boone, Boone , 1 miles away
 Campgrounds Near River & Earth Adventures:
Appalachian Campground, Boone, 1 miles away
Camp Sky Ranch, Blowing Rock, 1 miles away
Honey Bear Campground, Boone, 2 miles away
 Trails Near River & Earth Adventures:
Daniel Boone Scout Trail, Caldwell , 10 miles away
Yancey Ridge Trail, Avery , 11 miles away
 Public Lands Near River & Earth Adventures:
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC , 69 miles away
Mount Jefferson State Park, North Carolina , 19 miles away
New River State Park, North Carolina , 24 miles away
Grayson Highlands State Park, Virginia , 27 miles away
 Golf Courses Near River & Earth Adventures:
Propulsion Golf, Boone , 2 miles away
Boone Golf Club, Boone , 3 miles away
Willow Creek Golf Club, Vilas , 4 miles away
 Lakes Near River & Earth Adventures
Fleetwood Falls Lake, Ashe , 11 miles away
Trout Lake, Watauga , 11 miles away
Wildcat Lake, Avery , 14 miles away

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