"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.
Closest whitewater rafting outfitter to Asheville, Blue Heron Whitewater offers a variety of trips on the scenic French Broad River. The minimum age for whitewater trips is 8 years old and for Float Trips is 4 years old. You can always choose to go in a raft with a guide. Water levels permitting, the adventurous can opt to paddle single person inflatable kayaks. On the river you are no longer a spectator!