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Cherokee Rafting

869 Highway 64, Ocoee, TN 37361
+1 800-451-7238
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Awesome rafting experience!!

Had an amazing first time rafting with Alycia! She was a fantastic guide, very knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rachael M
via mobile
Solid adventure courtesy of Kyle

3rd trip out on the Ocoee. First full river trip. Brought friends and other half on this excursion... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mark G
via mobile
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Cherokee Rafting was one of the first companies to begin rafting the Ocoee River. Our company started in 1978 as a family-run operation, and still running strong today. Guests love our rough cut, hand-constructed outpost/store located along Hwy 64 just outside of the Cherokee National Forest and Chilhowee Mtn. Our goal is that every guest of Cherokee Rafting will leave with the desire to return with family and friends. We specialize in all sizes and types of groups, including: church youth and young-at-heart groups, association groups like scout troops and rotary clubs, in addition to business team-building groups.
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869 Highway 64, Ocoee, TN 37361
+1 800-451-7238
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had an amazing first time rafting with Alycia! She was a fantastic guide, very knowledgeable and fun!

Thank Rachael M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

3rd trip out on the Ocoee. First full river trip. Brought friends and other half on this excursion. Crew is trained, focused and positive. This was my second with Cherokee. Everyone in my group was impressed and had a blast. Time well spent making memories.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was nervous at first because this is a much faster paced trip with many more rapids than we have previously had on other rivers. Our guide, Drew, was so awesome and put my mind at ease. He knew his stuff, was funny, and I...More

Thank Stacy_Fuson
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great time to spend with family and friends. We had the best guide Marcus. Couldn't of asked for a better guide. Highly recommend this place for all.

Thank jackwagoner
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our second time on the Ocoee upper and middle and we knew it would be Cherokee Rafting again. We had an awesome time (again). Guides like Alicia and Big John have been guiding for 13+ years. Safety is always number one, but with...More

Thank bocasig
Reviewed 4 days ago

Cherokee Rafting never lets me down and has always gone out of their way to host our youth group so we always have an exciting and memorable experience. We have rafted the Upper and the Middle Ocoee and both will give you lasting memories as...More

Thank TNdad2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Staff at Cherokee were very responsible for the safety of all guests, while still making sure everyone had a great time. Their knowledge of the river helped tremendously with navigating the river and getting the best ride available. We saw other companies struggling, but...More

Thank fantasybrandon
Reviewed 5 days ago

What an amazing day! We have never been white water rafting let alone on the Ocoee and decided last minute to go for it. We booked a mid section trip the day before after searching Trip advisor and picking Cherokee because of their #1 rating....More

Thank Shane H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our guide was Dominic and he was lovely. We knew we were in safe hands right from the start and he took time to make sure we were all comfortable with the instructions and paddling before we set off. The rafting was really good fun...More

Thank crispya
Reviewed 1 week ago

Marcus did an amazing job making sure my Dad had an adventurous 80th birthday rafting experience. Judy and Cindy were very accommodating when I made the reservations. Awesome experience from the initial phone call until we drove away. I would definitely use them again.

Thank mkibcdds
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