NC White Water Rafting

area12Burnsville NC and the vacation rentals in Western NC that are located at Alpine Village Resort are situated in the Toe River Valley, a lush green area where the North Toe River has carved out gorgeous mountains and left pristine waterfalls. The Toe River is a tributary of a major NC White Water Rafting river, the French Broad. Many vacationers that stay in the vacation rentals in Western NC in Alpine Village Resort choose to plan fun group excursions and go NC white water rafting. There are numerous guide companies in the region that will take you on day trips to area rivers including the French Broad, the Nolichucky and the Toe River. A short driving distance from our vacation rentals, many of these rivers are named among the best North Carolina white water rafting rivers in the Southeast.

French Broad River

The French Broad River originates near Rosman North Carolina in Transylvania County, creating many of the waterfalls in NC to which so many flock. It is the third oldest river in the world according to researchers and it follows a northwesterly route into places in Western NC such as Henderson, Asheville and Madison County. Most of the area’s NC white water rafting guideposts can take you on North Carolina white water rafting trips down the French Broad River. French Broad Rafting is hugely popular among families and the Class II and Class III rapids are perfect for beginners. The guides can help you choose an NC white water rafting trip that is appropriate for your group and skill levels.

North Toe River

The North Toe River is the closest NC White Water Rafting river to the cabin rentals in Mt Mitchell NC at Alpine Village Resort. It begins at the foot of Mount Mitchell, near Mt. Michelle State Park and just east of Spruce Pine North Carolina the two segments of the river, the South Toe and North Toe, conjoin. The North Toe River is the segment of the river in the Burnsville NC Mountains that most associate with North Carolina white water rafting. This ten-mile stretch of river features comfortable, yet fun, Class II rapids and the scenery you pass by is some of the most beautiful in the area. If you are looking for NC white water rafting opportunities that are closer to the Burnsville NC vacation rentals in the resort, check out the rafting opportunities on the North Toe River.

The outdoor fun abounds when you visit the Burnsville NC Mountains. Here, Mount Mitchell towers above the Black Mountain range and peaks that are found in the Blue Ridge. Learn more about other fun outdoor activities and click to the information provided on fly fishing in North Carolina, North Carolina snow skiing, gem mining NC, hiking in Western NC, and horseback riding NC. The Burnsville NC vacation rentals at Alpine Village Resort are within a short distance of your favorite mountain attractions including Biltmore Estate Asheville, the Orchard at Altapass, the Blue Ridge Parkway and it’s many features, and Chimney Rock Park NC.