521 Amboy Road, Asheville, NC 28806
Welcome to the AOC! We have proudly offered calm-water river paddling trips on the French Broad River for 29 years.
We are open for the 2020 season with limited availability and special processes for Covid-19. Please book your trip early to save your spot!
SCHEDULE: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
May: Friday - Sunday and Monday Memorial Day
June: Thursday - Sunday
July: Thursday - Sunday
August: Thursday - Sunday
September: Thursday - Sunday
October: Closed for the Season
Gift Cards Available - Click "Book" button above to purchase
ABOUT THE AOC
Asheville Outdoor Center has been providing quality, affordable, relaxing and fun-filled trips since 1992. Our staff provides excellent customer service because we genuinely care about our customers and it is what they deserve. We believe that an amazing experience on the French Broad river helps raise awareness for protecting our wildlife and keeping our waterways clean. We at the AOC are eager to share our knowledge about our river and the surrounding areas to help make the best of your stay in Asheville.
Come down and enjoy all of the great festivities the AOC has to offer. Bring the kids and discover new treasures at our gem mine. We offer outdoor games such as corn hole, ping pong, and beach volleyball. We also offer our grounds for a variety of outdoor events.
See y'all soon!
WELCOME TO THE FAMILY!
MEET BEN CROWE
Ben Crowe took ownership of the AOC in 2017, and was a part of the crew for several years prior to taking on this role. Ben loves fishing, paddling, good friends, and doing everything he can to give you the best experience possible on the river.