ecoEducation_700“In the end we will conserve only what we love. We love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught.”      -Baba Dioum

Take an environmental education based adventure and learn about High Country history and ecology from skilled guides and interpreters. Customize your adventure with a variety of themes including river systems, the geology of caves, forest ecology, and much more.

RIVER AND EARTH ADVENTURES is the only outfitter in the High Country that is offering the unique service of eco-education and adventure. REA has pioneered a new way of combining the environment and adventure. Learn, develop skills, and make a difference.

A fun and educational way to customize your adventure! It is our goal to have a fun, educational adventure in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. We combine eco and experiential education to create a truly unique adventure experience.

We are dedicated to providing the best experience possible. Expect a quality lunch with local and organic foods.

“I see an America whose rivers and valleys and lakes – hills and streams and plains – the mountains over our land and nature’s wealth deep under the earth — are protected as the rightful heritage of all the people.”      -Franklin D. Roosevelt