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Kayakers on the French Broad River's Blueway.

Help Keep River Parks Clean

During warm weather, it’s not unusual for thousands of locals and visitors to hit the French Broad River using an assemblage of tubes, kayaks, canoes, and SUPs. It’s a fun, inexpensive way to enjoy one of our greatest natural spaces.

The exterior of Smith-McDowell House.

New Asheville Museum of History Will Open Fall 2023

Asheville Museum of History will open this fall, fulfilling decades-long efforts to have a museum in Asheville that tells stories of the mountains, a region with a rich and diverse – and sometimes misunderstood – past.