10 Favorite White Water Rafting Blogs

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Here at Carolina Outfitters on the Nantahala River in the NC mountains near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Carolina Ocoee on the Ocoee River in the Cherokee National Forest in TN, we LOVE everything about white water rafting!  We love making white water rafting adventures fun and safe for our customers in the Ducktown TN area on the Ocoee River, and Nantahala Gorge area for the Nantahala River. Our rivers are conveniently located near Atlanta, GA, Blue Ridge, GA, Asheville, NC, and the Cherokee Indian Reservation. We also love telling you about white water adventures in other parts of the country by featuring our 10 favorite blogs. Hope you enjoy! And, don’t forget to book your 2023 adventure with Carolina Outfitters and Carolina Ocoee.

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The Eddy | Oars Blog offers an exotic look at many destinations for white water rafting and multi-sport adventures from all over the world, including the Galapagos Islands and Peru. The blog posts stories ranging from advice to inspiration, to the environment, and people.

White Water Excitement is a white water rafting company out of California that suggests advice on tipping your guide, rafting in the age of Covid, white water class IV rafting, and more. Some of the white water is fed by spring snow melts. The more it snows in the mountains, the better rafting is in the spring.

Colorado White Water Rafting Blog gives information on where and when to raft in Colorado as well as in-depth answering of common frequently asked questions about white water rafting. The company rafts in Glennwood Springs, and they are close to Aspen and Grand Junction. They commercial raft on the Colorado and Roaring Forks rivers.

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Echo Canyon River Blog writes interesting articles on types of river slang and what each term means. Also, they offer an article about the history of the Arkansas river where the company did their first group white water rafting run. Other posts range from sustainability to the evolution of a life jacket.

ROW Adventures Blog posts about white water rafting adventures in Idaho, Oregon, and Montana. They also offer stories about fascinating places, people, wildlife, and food. They offer pro tips on cold weather rafting trips in early spring or late fall of the rafting season.

Rafting Magazine is technically not a blog, but they post articles online as well as video series about white water rafting from Intro to Whitewater Rafting to The Gear Shed. They even have a Crash and Learn series with an interesting look at accidents and how to handle them.


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Water by Nature Blog is a humorous and entertaining blog about white water rafting from Australia to Zambia. They also give advice on rafting in another country, and they have an office in the USA. So, if you ever find yourself with some extra money and the urge to go on a mega rafting adventure, check out the Water by Nature Blog.

Rafting Life Blog includes white water stories and imagery out of Canada about the rafting life by Dave Prothero where he shares the joy of white water rafting and teaching new adventurers. 

Kicking Horse River Rafting Blog … because it sounds cool. Other than that, it’s a blog about rafting the Kicking Horse River in the Canadian Rockies which lies in southeastern British Columbia, Canada. Sounds like a cool place to raft!

River Currents Blog | Rafting Blog Holiday River Expeditions offers a plethora of topics about the many aspects of white water rafting. Their blog gives a voice to their regular contributors and many others who have a connection to the river wherever it may be. They cover science, folklore, policies, and the poetry of white water rafting.


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