Frequently Asked Questions about Tubing on Brasstown Creek

Got a Question about Your Tubing Trip?... We've got Answers!

Listed below are some frequently asked questions about tubing and float trips:

Water Levels?

Much of the creek is shallow but there are deeper sections. Although Brasstown Creek is NOT dam controlled, water levels may be affected by weather patterns or excessive rain. We may deem that the water level is unsafe and postpone trips to a later date to ensure everyone’s safety.  

Do You Provide Life Jackets? Are they Required?

Yes, we provide life jackets at no additional charge. Life jackets are required for children 12 and under on tubing trips. Life jackets required for everyone on kayak trips.

Do You Allow Children on Tubing or Kayak Trips?

Children under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by an adult

What if I Can’t Swim?

If you are uncomfortable in the water or can’t swim, please wear one of the life jackets that we provide

Is the Outpost Handicap Accessible?

We have a handicap accessible ramp, bathrooms, and parking onsite. Please contact us should you have any concerns.


We have onsite parking at the outpost. Should this fill up, we have overflow parking at the put-in with transportation back to the outpost available.

What about Car Keys?

We’ll provide envelopes and secure you keys if you wish to leave them at the outpost

Do You Allow Pets?

We do not allow pets on our float trips or in our tubes. Service animals are always welcome, and well behaved pets on leashes are welcome at the outpost. Do not leave pets in vehicles while your are floating down the river. Please be a responsible pet owner. Thanks!

What Should I Wear?

A bathing suit, shorts, tee shirts or whatever you want, but keep in mind that you will get wet. Make sure any glasses or sunglasses are secured with a  strap or Croakies®. Don’t forget to bring a change of clothes and towels to dry off. Water shoes are required, if you do not have water shoes, you can purchase them in our giftshop.

Is WiFi Available?

We know you like to stay connected, there is WiFi available at the outpost!

Are Showers Available?

We do have a changing room, however we do not have an outdoor shower or any shower facilities.

Are there Places to Stay Nearby?

We have lots of accommodations in the area ranging from primitive campsites to chain hotels. We suggest that you contact the Clay County of Commerce for your lodging needs.

What about the Weather?

Our float trips run rain or shine except in the case of extreme weather or electrical storms. Please give us a call if you are in question.

In Case of Emergency?

Get to the creekside and exit the creek, call 911

Do you have any Discounts for Groups?

We offer a $5.00 per person DISCOUNT for groups of 20 or more!!!

What about Special Events and Private Functions?

Our facilities are available for special events. Let our outpost serve as your next event venue, Give us a call!


West Tubing Company
6175 Old HWY 64
Warne, NC 28909


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Hours of Operation

Tubing Hours (Weather Permitting)

Mon-Thurs: Closed
Fri, Sat, Sun: 12PM-5PM

Bar & Grill:

Mon-Thurs: Closed
Fri-Sat: 12PM to Midnight
Sunday: 12PM to 6PM

*Our business hours may vary due to poor weather conditions. Should you be in question, give us a call. Last tubing trip of the day is at 5PM.

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