The French Broad River Basin

Major lakes and rivers in the French Broad river basin

Looking glass falls, Little river, French broad river, Pigeon River, and the Nolichucky river

Points of interest in the French Broad river basin

1. Asheville

2. Looking glass rock

3. Triple falls

4. Pisgan national forest

5. Mt. Mitchell

Animals found in this basin

1. Bobcat

2. Eastern Spiny soft shell

3. Hellbender

3 Plants found in this basin

1. Pink beds

2. Wild phlox

3. Mountain Laurels

3 unique facts about this basin

1. The waters receive extra protection because of its excellent water quality.

2. This basin has about 263 miles of outstanding Resource waters.

3. The pigeon river has been polluted by a paper mill for years but recently reduced its pollution.