(828) 877-3106 [email protected]

HAPPY TIMES & SUNSHINE

Family Vacation Was Never Easier. Bring The Crew, Let's Have Fun!

Fly Fishing

Paddling

Tubing

Taproom

BOOK YOUR ADVENTURESHOP GIFTS & GEAR

HAPPY TIMES & SUNSHINE

Bring the whole family & crew, let's have fun!

FLY FISHING. PADDLING. GROUPS. TAPROOM

BOOK ADVENTURESSHOP GIFTS & GEAR

WARM WEATHER, BIG BASS!

Family-friendly bass fishing trips, reserve your dates easily!

MUST-STOP FOOD TRUCKS.

Summer 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 found along the French Broad River Watershed!

THE BEST GEAR, BOATS & STAFF AROUND.

FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK, 8am-6pm

Upcoming Events

Fri 24

Discovery at Dusk Guided Paddle

May 24 @ 3:15 pm - 8:00 pm
25 Parkway Rd
Sat 25

Signs of Spring Guided Paddle

May 25 @ 9:15 am - 1:00 pm
25 Parkway Rd
Tue 28

Sittin’ & Pickin’ Ole-Time Music Jam Session

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
25 Parkway Road

BIG FAMILY?
NO PROBLEM.

Bring them all, our team is ready to help make your next gathering smooth and relaxing. 

NEW WATER: FISH DUPONT FOREST!

Fish along the waterfalls edges, discover lakes and more!

SUMMER BUGS.
GEAR UP.

Summer bugs means dry flies.
Don’t hit the stream unprepared to float.

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

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)

LIFESTYLE

Latest gear, newest styles for men, women and children.

FISHING

Shop SIMMS, Fishpond, RIO & major fly fishing brands we trust and use ourselves.

PADDLING

The river requires gear to keep you safe, stock your boat with Arsel PFDs, 

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