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Looking for river tubing or kayaking in the Blue Ridge mountains? Book today with NC Outdoor Adventures for a one of a kind experience!

Offering tubing or kayaking rentals for flat water float trips on the Toe River in Bakersville/Green Mountain, NC, located 40 minutes outside of Asheville and approximatley 2 hours outside of Charlotte. Meet us at our outpost with the option of shuttle service to your put in and pick up locations.

The Toe River is one of the USA's last free flowing rivers and is also a world class trout stream. We boast views of the Blue Ridge Mountains with NO CROWDS and a unique experience to see wildlife including eagles, osprey, deer and perhaps even a hellbender! Seasonally you can see the monarch butterfly migration and rhododendron blooms along the river’s banks.

When: Starting May 24th:  2 times daily (11:30am and 3:30pm). Trips meet at NC Outdoors Adventure’s Toe River Outpost at 1173 Whitson Branch Rd. Bakersville, NC 28705. Call for custom time and trip inquiries. 

Who: Small child friendly! Kids 5 and under must be on a parent’s lap or in the boat with an adult. All ages welcome. If you cannot swim no problem! Request a Personal Flotation Device (PFD)! All children under 13 must be in a PFD, shoes are required on all guests and flip flops are not recommended and will wash off your feet! All participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult!

Any items you need like water, sunscreen, bug spray, water shoes, dry bags and Chums to hold glasses on your face can be purchased at our Outpost.

Cost: Includes PFD and shuttle


$20 choose your float length (2-4 hours) with two take out options & round trip shuttle.

Adding A Child under 5 and under to your lap is FREE


$55 with shuttle.

Please wear Sunscreen!  For longer trips you should bring water and snacks. To keep items dry you can always use baggies or purchase a dry bag at the NCOA Outpost. You can also rent an extra tube to carry a cooler for drinks and snacks. These tubes will have bottoms to hold a cooler.

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NC Outdoor Adventures,
1173 Whitson Branch Rd.
Bakersville NC 28705
Email: ncoadventures@gmail.com
Phone: (828) 260-4505
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