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Address: Hartford, TN
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+1 800-771-7238
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

The Pigeon River, located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains just a short...

The Pigeon River, located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains just a short drive from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, TN, offers breathtaking scenery and exciting whitewater rafting thrills! This magnificent river begins in North Carolina and continues through Tennessee. Experience white water rafting in Tennessee and raft through class 3 to 4 rapids where you'll be assured of an exciting adventure at one of the best attractions in Gatlinburg TN!"Whitewater Rafting at it's Finest"

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USD 39.26*
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Upper Pigeon River Rafting Trip
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USD 32.68*
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Lower Pigeon River Rafting Trip

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Awesome Experience!!!

This is my first time White River Rafting, and I was petrified when I arrived. I was with a group of my sorority sisters who were all afraid as well. We immediately let our guide... read more

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This is my first time White River Rafting, and I was petrified when I arrived. I was with a group of my sorority sisters who were all afraid as well. We immediately let our guide Tyler know. He assured us that he would take good care of us, and he did just that! He calmed our nerves by telling jokes... More 

Thank Tasmein D
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My line sisters and I really enjoyed white water rafting with Tyler!!! It was our first time and he made it a great experience and one to remember. He gave clear instructions of what to do! I will most definitely be back again.

Thank Shayla425
Newburyport, Massachusetts
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We had "CRAZY CARL" as our guide and he was the best - always leading us into the heart of the rapids. The trip was exciting, nerve-wracking but so much fun!!! The company was professional and accommodating! You need to try this!

Thank kventura2017
Carteret, New Jersey
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Me and my husband went to rafting trip on Saturday. This was my first river rafting experience and i was so excited .I read so many good reviews and booked the rafting trip. We got Dawn as our guide and she spoiled the whole experience.She was so rude to us and she didn't know how to guide us properly. Most... More 

Thank vshnv14
Beavercreek, Ohio
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The white water rafting was SO fun! It was our first time ever going and Dustin was a great guide! He made the whole trip go smoothly and explained everything super well. Will definitely go back!!

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Hebron, Kentucky
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my family went white water rafting for the first time last year, and I have to say I may or may not go again. We got stuck with a terrible tour guide who did nothing but point out our flaws as we were rafting and make us feel uncomfortable. It's not that the experience was bad it's just... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazing time rafting with the Smokey Mountain Outdoors crew! Our Guide Tyler was the absolute best, he made sure we had a blast while in the water. Our bus driver to the place we put the rafts in was super sweet and when we got back and picnicked we enjoyed stories from JB! You do not want... More 

Thank Heather W
Beaufort, South Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The water levels may have been a bit low but that in no way impacted our fun! The trip was a great combination of fun floating and exhilarating Rapids. It was a gorgeous route. Our guide, Tyler, was not only an expert guide but was also extremely knowledgeable about local nature and history. That served to enhance the entire experience.... More 

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Decatur, Michigan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time white water rafting and we loved it!! We were VERY inexperienced but it didn't matter. Lots of intense fun!! I would definitely do it again and would definitely recommend. Our guide (Carl) was good however was a little stand-offish. Didn't seem to be thrilled to have our group but we had a good time anyway.

Thank warrior6020
Lansing, Michigan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the water rafting. I would definitely say that this was one of the best part of our vacation. 15 of us in 4 rafts with 4 amazing guides, we all had so much fun. Will do it again.....

Thank Abi K

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