Guide-owned and -operated

Your adventure is your time to connect with friends and family, while challenging yourself in the most breathtaking natural areas in the Appalachians. We combine expert guides, pristine wilderness, top-of-the-line equipment, and the best lunches on the river to guarantee you a safe, thrilling, and memorable experience.

Headquarters & Outposts

Can’t find your way? Give us a call locally or toll-free. 

Toll free: 1-866-411-RAFT (7238)
Local: (828) 355-9797

Main Office
Boone, NC

Main office location & gem mine.

1655 Hwy 105
Boone, NC 28607

New River Outpost
Todd, NC 

Near Fleetwood NC, West Jefferson NC, Fleetwood Falls, and Glendale Springs.

Please give us a call for directions.

6201 Castle Ford Road
Todd, NC 28684

French Broad Outpost
Marshall, NC

Near Asheville, NC and a short drive from Boone and Banner Elk. This location is also close to Hot Springs.

7529 Hwy 25/70
Marshall, NC 28753

Watauga River & Cave Outpost
Elizabethton, TN

Our river-side outpost is close to Boone, Banner Elk, Johnson City, and Bristal.

187 Patterson Ln
Elizabethton, TN 37643

Adventures for everyone!

Rafting

Caving

Kayaking

Tubing

Our primary booking season for outdoor adventures runs from May to October, but we have winter activities, too. Don’t see exactly what you’re looking for? Give us a ring and let us create the perfect experience for you and your group.

Give a gift they’ll never forget

Need a gift for the outdoorsy type in your life? Want to show your friends what they’re missing?

Our gift cards are perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, graduations and holidays!

Safe and professional service

River and Earth Adventures, Inc has been providing economical safe shuttles for over 15 years, From 15 passenger vans to 40 passenger school buses, from wedding, parties, wine and brewery tours, we do it all. Serving the High country of North Carolina.