Through the efforts of the Western North Carolina Alliance (WNCA) , the French Broad River Paddle Trail opened in June. The trail is 140 miles long beginning at the French Broad headwaters in Rosman NC to Douglas Lake, Tennessee. River camping is now available by a reservation system managed by the WNCA. Riverlink is planning to add eight additional camping site options in the 'Appalacian Trail' concept.
For more information check out the article published on 'Asheville's Homepage Citizens-Times.com', French Broad River Paddle Trail Opens.