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Rafting in the Smokies

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Address: 3595 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753
Phone Number: 800-776-7238
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Description: Inspired Fun in the Great Smoky Mountains! Offering whitewater rafting...
Inspired Fun in the Great Smoky Mountains! Offering whitewater rafting, family float trips, ziplines, a challenging ropes course, horseback riding, and a Geocache location. VACATION PACKAGES FOR AFFORDABLE SMOKY MOUNTAIN FUN! Come play with us and then enjoy the rest of your day on our Family Adventure Island with complimentary picnic tables, grills, walking trail, and family playground. We are a one-stop-adventure-shop serving ages 3 and up. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. 34 years of rafting experience. Restrictions may apply. Raft with the best: Rafting in the Smokies!
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Awesome Fourth of July!

This was our first rafting trip. It was myself, my husband and two kids ages 9 & 14. Chris Young aka "Matt Damon" was a cool dude and we enjoyed his sense of humor. He was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This was our first rafting trip. It was myself, my husband and two kids ages 9 & 14. Chris Young aka "Matt Damon" was a cool dude and we enjoyed his sense of humor. He was informative, patient, and made us all feel very safe. The upper river rafting trip is highly recommended and if you are lucky enough to... More 

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Youngsville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We were there for the 4th of July. The staff was amazing! So friendly, helpful, and energetic! We took the upper river tour with my 10 yo and 14 yo. Our guide was Fletcher; he was awesome! We had a picnic on the grounds in between the rafting and zipline. Awesome family day! Zipline was a blast! This was our... More 

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Bryan, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Great time had by all. Our guide Chris was very knowledgeable and made us feel comfortable throughout the whole trip. Would recommend this to anyone wanting to try white water rafting. They provided warm showers and a place to put in dry clothes after the trip. Just be careful there are a lot of rafting places in this area and... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Great place, first timers with my Grandson, very family friendly and affordable. Our Guide Craver was excellent, will go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had a very fun time! Such fun rapids with such unique names:) It was a little rough and very wet but such a great experience to share with our friends! Our tour guides, Jason with the pink helmet and Nick, were so entertaining and we guess all the other ones were, too! Such great photographers and thanks to them,... More 

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Austin, Indiana
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We done the Upper Pigeon white water rafting trip on 7-1-15, & I can't even begin to tell you how much fun we had! It was by far the most fun we had on our vacation (& we had a lot of fun)! The staff was great & very safety oriented. Our guide Leah was amazing! I can't wait to... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Rafting was great, the river had plenty of rapids. It wasn't as scary as they make it out. The guide (Matt) was great and put everyone at ease. My wife has back issues and even she enjoyed it. Would love to go again and it was money well spent.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Had a great experience with the RITS outfitters. They were prompt on keeping the tour time and well organized. My 9 year old had front row in the raft and could not been happier getting wet. The river was challenging enough for the whole family the enjoy. Our Guide Jody was exceptional. His experience and attitude made for a memorable... More 

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Starkville, Mississippi
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My white water excursion with KP was phenomenal! I was skeptical about taking my husband and four boys down white water rapids but KP assured me that he would protect my family while giving my boys the "GNARLY" ride they asked for. Our guide was funny and informative on various wildlife and interesting historical facts about the Great Smoky Mountains.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had a group of 19 ranging in age from 5 to 64. Just lat me say that a great time was had by all. To quote my 20 year old daughter "That made my trip"! We split up and some went on the Upper Pigeon trip and some went on the lower. In total we had 4 rafts. The... More 

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Address: 3595 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753
Phone Number: 800-776-7238
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Hartford
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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