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A FRENCH BROAD AUTUMN

Find WNC's Best Fall Adventures, Right Here. BOOK FLY FISHINGBOOK FALL PADDLING

A RIVER ALL TO YOURSELF

Enjoy fall on our private water trip;
you, a guide and better opportunities at bigger fish!

MUST-STOP FOOD TRUCKS.

Fall food trucks and cold drinks 7-days a week, NOON – 6PM

WE BELIEVE EVERYONE DESERVES THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME. WNC IS THE PLACE WE MAKE THAT HAPPEN FOR YOU, AND THE FAMILY!

Headwaters Outfitters is dedicated to providing family-friendly outings for everyone: from big groups of 20 family members to the most elite fisher men and women! Our customer service is unmatched and we’re proud of that. That’s why as a small family owned and operated outfitter, we are passionate about sharing our knowledge of WNC’s natural resources, our love for Appalachian Mountains, and the outdoor recreation opportunities foundĀ along the French Broad River Watershed!

THE BEST GEAR, BOATS & STAFF AROUND.

FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK, 8am-6pm

Upcoming Events

Tue 24

Sittin’ & Pickin’ Ole-Time Music Jam Session

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
25 Parkway Road
Wed 25

Dart Night

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 27

Discovery at Dusk Guided Paddle

September 27 @ 3:15 pm - 8:00 pm
25 Parkway Rd

BEAR LAKE FALL PADDLING

A private, serene lake when the leaves are at their brightest. Book Today!

NEW WATER: FISH DUPONT FOREST!

Fish along the waterfalls edges, discover lakes and more!

FALL BUGS.
GEAR UP.

Falls fly menu is up and shoppable.

NEED A BREW, WINE OR CIDER? FORKS OF THE RIVER TAP ROOM IS OPEN DAILY @ NOON!

SITTIN’ & PICKEN EVERY TUESDAY, 6:00pm — All instruments welcome!

DART NIGHT EVERY WEDNESDAY, 6:30pm — Spots are limited!

After a day on the water, there’s no better way to end than a great drink, friendly faces and a place to bring the two together at our new Forks of the River Tap Room!

12 Taps | 6 Packs | Dozens of Rotating Local Brews | Wine | Cider | Food Trucks | Non-Alcoholic Available | Family/Dog-Friendly During the Day

(21+ Valid ID Card is necessary to purchase any alcoholic beverage, no exceptions)

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2nd Annual Paddle to the PorkBluegrass, Beer and BBQ on the River!

Headwaters Outfitters is excited to be hosting the 2nd Annual Paddle to the Pork (Paddle and Bluegrass Fest) in Western North Carolina!
Enjoy a paddle down the Historic French Broad, camping, riverside dinner by the new GET DISTANT GRILL by Ecusta Brewing, Ecusta Brewing beer, and Private Bluegrass Concert from the Pretty Little Goat Stringband. Headwaters will be providing all paddling gear (unless you would like to bring your own boats). Guest are responsible to bring all camping gear. Alcohol will be sold at the concert, so due to ABC regulations, no outside alcohol is permitted. A portion of ticket and beer sales, will be going to the Pigsah Conservancy Wildlife Fund.

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