Pearson Bridge

1905 - 1916 old Riverside Park at Pearson Bridge Carasel

1905 – 1916 old Riverside Park at Pearson Bridge Carasel

RiverLink’s Pearson Bridge property is another example of how much  we value  the history of the river, dirty-dirt,  canoeing  and kayaking  opportunities for the river,  development of new recreational businesses  and adaptive resuse of buildings.   We bought an old Tire Store at Pearson Bridge in 2011 because it is the site of the historic old Riverside Park, a  part of the old city owned landfill, a perfect location for Asheville Adventure Rental Company  to help you enjoy the getting on the river  and of course  it was a BIG eye-sore!  Take a look at the before and after photos,  historic photos, old landfill maps and promise yourself to get on the French Broad River today to have some fun,  get  healthy and  enjoy this resource we share.

 

 

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Pearson Bridge

RiverLink’s Pearson Bridge property is another example of how much  we value  the history of the river, dirty-dirt,  canoeing  a[...]

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

May
18
Thu
11:45 am RiverLink Bus Tour @ RiverFront Bus Tour
RiverLink Bus Tour @ RiverFront Bus Tour
May 18 @ 11:45 am – 2:30 pm
If you ever wondered about the Wilma Dykeman RiverWay development project – this is your opportunity to see and hear about the plans for the future. Available Seats: There is space for 12 participants on[...]
Jun
9
Fri
5:00 pm RiverMusic @ Salvage Station
RiverMusic @ Salvage Station
Jun 9 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
RiverMusic @ Salvage Station | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
RiverMusic 2017 kicks off with the first of our concerts at the Salvage Station, located at 468 Riverside Drive in the River Arts District. Watch this space to find out who our bands will be![...]
Jul
7
Fri
5:00 pm RiverMusic @ Salvage Station
RiverMusic @ Salvage Station
Jul 7 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
RiverMusic @ Salvage Station | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
RiverMusic 2017 rocks on with the second of our concerts at the Salvage Station, located at 468 Riverside Drive in the River Arts District. Watch this space to find out who our bands will be! We’ll[...]
Jul
20
Thu
11:45 am RiverLink Bus Tour @ RiverFront Bus Tour
RiverLink Bus Tour @ RiverFront Bus Tour
Jul 20 @ 11:45 am – 2:30 pm
If you ever wondered about the Wilma Dykeman RiverWay development project – this is your opportunity to see and hear about the plans for the future. Available Seats: There is space for 12 participants on[...]
Aug
26
Sat
12:00 pm RiverFest @ Salvage Station
RiverFest @ Salvage Station
Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
RiverFest @ Salvage Station | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
RiverFest 2017 will, as always, be a blast! It all happens on Saturday, August 26 at the Salvage Station (map). The always entertaining Anything That Floats Parade will be back, as will local beer, live[...]

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