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Worley's Cave was amazing!

I don't even know where to begin! Our Worley's Cave tour was a muddy, educational, super fun... read more

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RoadNoise T
Breath taking adventure

What an awesome experience from booking it with Samantha to the owner greeting us when we arrived... read more

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USA Raft on the Nolichucky and French Broad Rivers. We offer mild to wild whitewater rafting on the Nolichucky, Watauga and French Broad Rivers. We have a beautiful, rustic river-side bunkhouse that sleeps up to 50.Campground next door. We offer full day trips with lunch and half day excursions. Trips start at $40.We also offer wild cave tours. Prepare to get muddy and have some fun underground. Very popular with youth and outdoor groups.
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2 Jones Branch Rd, Erwin, TN 37650-8910
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Reviewed today

I don't even know where to begin! Our Worley's Cave tour was a muddy, educational, super fun adventure. We didn't know what to expect as we'd been told that the cave was considered a "wild cave"-no lighting or paths or handrails like at some national...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome experience from booking it with Samantha to the owner greeting us when we arrived to the guides with great instructions and friendly greeting!! We were a group of six aging from 12 to 52. Will was the guide on my boat and...More

Thank Gretchen T
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Taylor gave us a fun and in-depth tour of Worley's cave. We went on a Friday morning and even had the cave to ourselves for the most part! Taylor was AMAZING. You can tell that she really enjoys being in the cave and is more...More

Thank Miller M
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We had a crew of about 30 and stayed in Crockett Cabin and loved it. The views from the riverbank are amazing. They fed us well! The staff genuinely enjoys serving their guests and creating a special experience for each person. We loved it and...More

Thank Johnathan N
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

The four of us went whitewater rafting for the first time. We had the best time! Craig, our guide couldn't have been more helpful teaching us how to go down the river safely while at the same time having a great trip. Dale and the...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

We took our boy scout troop and some parents on a tour of Worley's cave. Our Guides were Taylor and Nick and they were totally awesome. Nick had to bring one of our members back out of the cave as he was not able to...More

Thank jdavis280
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This past Labor Day a group of friends and myself went rafting at the Nolichucky. Logan Kincer was our raft guide. He was very informed on the Nolichucky and a wonderful guide. We was very happy with with employees of USA Raft, the river, and...More

Thank Courtnie S
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

As a local, I have rafted and kayak'd this river many times. When my daughter visits from California She always wants to run the river. We booked Labor Day Weekend and got a Raft with Wil at the Rudder. This Guy was not only funny...More

Thank Natureboy58
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We were in Asheville over Labor Day Weekend and decided to book a raft trip. USA Raft was an excellent choice. Our guide, Eddie, was a lot of fun. He shared some great stories and made the trip quite enjoyable. The water level was low...More

Thank MammaPotts
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great time rafting the Nolichucky with USA Raft. Our Guide, Cody was awesome!!! Highly recommended day trip!

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Myjr1011
10 April 2016|
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Response from Sharon O |
USA Raft does not have a weight restriction. We welcome all rafters as long as they are excited to be on the water and willing to paddle! We carry extra small to extra-large PFD's (personal flotation devices).
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