Native Stream Banks with Southern Highlands Reserve

Headwaters Outfitters 25 Parkway Road, Rosman

Protecting our streambanks protects water quality, wildlife and natural beauty. Plants help reduce erosion by holding soil in place, protect water quality by filtering sediments and pollutants, provide wildlife habitat and cover for fish and create scenic beauty along the water’s edge. This presentation is designed to help owners of streambank or riparian properties understand […]

Discovery at Dusk Guided Paddle

Headwaters Outfitters Outdoor Adventures 25 Parkway Rd, Rosman

On selected Fridays in May, June, and September, we offer our most popular guided canoe trip  “Discovery at Dusk”.  Discovery at Dusk is a series of guided, evening canoe trips that balance nature observation with the quiet relaxation of an canoe outing. Each trip departs  at 4 p.m. from Headwaters Outfitters and returns just after dusk. […]

$60.00

Paddling Film Festival World Tour 2020

The DFR Room 36 E Main St., Brevard

Fundraiser Event Presented by: Headwaters Outfitters is excited to bring a film showing of the "Paddling Film Festival World Tour" hosted in Brevard, NC at The DFR Room on East Main St. This festival is organized by Paddling Magazine and Rapid Media. This event will be a fundraiser for Headwaters Outfitters 27th Annual Upper French […]

Cruise Then Booze Brewery Paddle

Oskar Blues Brewery 342 Mountain Industrial Drive, Brevard

CRUISE THEN BOOZE $35.00 Per Person/Reservations Required! EVERY FRIDAY EVENING JUNE THROUGH AUGUST. START YOUR SUMMER EVENING OFF RIGHT WITH A 2 HOUR PADDLE TRIP DOWN THE FRENCH BROAD AND END AT OSKAR BLUES BREWERY FOR A COLD CRAFT BEER (Drinks Not Included In Cost). HEADWATERS OUTFITTERS WILL MEET YOU AT OSKAR BLUES BREWERY AT […]

$35.00

Hellbender 20 Miler Relay Race

Headwaters Outfitters 25 Parkway Road, Rosman

Ready to Rumble? Prepared to Paddle? Then take part in Riverfest’s Hellbender 20-Miler Canoe Relay! Starting from Champion Park in Rosman and going all the way to Hap Simpson Park in Brevard, this race will test your skills on the river as you spend a beautiful day out on the water! For further information, relay […]

Colors of the Fall Guided Paddle

Headwaters Outfitters Outdoor Adventures 25 Parkway Rd, Rosman

Every October, Headwaters Outfitters offers its ever popular fall series of guided canoe trips on the French Broad River. Our “Colors of the Fall” guided canoe trips balance nature observation with the quiet relaxation of a canoe or kayak outing. You will paddle 8 miles, approximately 4 hours  down Section 1, a very peaceful yet lively section of the historic French Broad River. Participants […]

$60.00
COVID-19 Updates
The current update as of April 1st, due to Governor's Order: Going forward until April 29th or further notice:
  • Our Retail Shop is CLOSED and:
    Offering ONLINE Shopping and Gift Cards
    Orders shipped out next business day
    For Call-in orders or order questions please EMAIL US.
  • The Forks of the River Taproom is CLOSED. 
    To-Go Beer orders available for pick-up Saturday 2-5pm. 
    Custom beer and wine orders available with prepayment
    orders can be placed via email or Facebook Messenger
    EMAIL HERE or Visit Us on FACEBOOK
  • Paddling Trips and Rentals
    We are postponing our opening day of paddling season until further notice
    All special events and guided paddling trips are postponed
    All shuttle services have been suspended
    Canoe and Kayak rentals suspended
  • Fishing Trips and Classes
    All Guide Trips and Classes are Postponed Through April 29th- For inquires please EMAIL

We appreciate your support and patience during this time. We will be available for questions, orders and reservations via phone and email. We will continue to provide updates when necessary. From our Headwaters Family to Yours, we send prayers that you and your loved ones stay safe.

The Whitmire Family

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