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“Whitewater rafting ”

River Rat Whitewater
Ranked #2 of 15 things to do in Hartford
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: River Rat Whitewater thrills your family or group by making life-long memories and building camaraderie on scenic, guided whitewater rafting trips between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Cherokee National Forest. At River Rat Whitewater, we don't just raft, we jump, slide, surf and swim! Come play at Mother Nature's waterpark! Come Play at River Rat!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Great trip. They moved our trip up a couple of hours for better water flow. We had a wonderful time. Great guide and staff. Highly recommended.

2  Thank Brian B
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

On Tuesday March 20th, 2018 we had our first whitewater rafting experience with River Rat. We did not know what to expect and we were a little nervous, but everyone there took great care of us.

We choose the extreme river raft, and we were so glad we did. Our guide's name was Patrick he was amazing! He knew exactly what to say to calm our nerves. We had a fantastic time, felt safe with our guide and would definitely do it again!

Thanks River Rat and Patrick and Randol!

Thank Bernice R
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

My son Grandson went rafting with JJ great guy we had a very good time Grandson Jaxon loved it thanks to all the staff

1  Thank Patrick P
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We came out of season - the middle of October, water levels were low, but Larry and our rafting guide, Jake, we absolutely wonderful! We had a blast taking a calm ride down the Pigeon River in Hartford, TN. There were a few baby rapids which were fun, normally they are level 4 when the water is higher. Will definitely come back in the spring for a wild ride.

Thank Sharon C
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Our guide Ewok made our adventure absolutely awesome, we had a blast and learned a lot along the way! The staff was extremely accommodating and made us feel safe but also pushed us for the the thrill of the rapids! If I ever return or know anyone that heads this direction I will make sure they go to this company!

Thank Rachel H
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