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French Broad River • Buncombe County • Western North Carolina
fishing, rafting, kayaking, canoeing and tubing.

French Broad River

Section 6
NC Route 251 to Route 1634 (Woodfin River Park to Alexander)
Season: Year Round
Class 1-3    6.5 miles    Minimum Suggested Level 1000 cfs

Section 9
Season: Year Round
Barnard to Hot Springs
Class 3-4    8.1 miles    Minimum Suggested 1200 cfs
Average Gradient 24 fpm    Maximum Gradient 41 fpm
Put in at Barnard NC    Take Out at Hot Springs NC

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