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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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A great time!

I am not usually a water person but was told by friends what a blast rafting was. I was a little nervous but our guide, Kerley made us feel at ease and was quite entertaining. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Wilsons1984
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Mount Sterling, Illinois
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Gatlinburg
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

I have never in my entire life complained or went further with any mistreatment I have received at a business or establishment until now. I will never use this company again. We met Brandy today. She was disrespectful, rolled her eyes, and used profanity (in front of my children). I may sound like another complaint, but I will go above... More 

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Mount Sterling, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I am not usually a water person but was told by friends what a blast rafting was. I was a little nervous but our guide, Kerley made us feel at ease and was quite entertaining. We had a great time and would definately do it again!

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Aiken
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We had so much fun yesterday. We had booked the ziplining and the white water rafting. This was the first time we had done either one. KP was an excellent rafting guide. He was very knowledgeable about the area and told lots of funny stories. Hugh and the two guys helping him were great on the zipline. Everyone was very... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

I thought the place itself was fine except that they told us to show up 45 minutes early for no reason, they didn't do a safety brief or give us gear till four which was the time of the trip. More importantly, our guide Mackenzie, started bragging about how she got a service vest for her dog online so she... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I had a fantastic time rafting with my group. You guys are the best. Our guide Chris Young was the coolest guy ever and I would totally raft with him again.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

I read a lot about Rafting in the Smokies, and decided for my boys 11th and 12th birthday that they would have a blast. Read a lot of reviews of KP one of the tour guides, and with our luck we were on his raft. Needless to say he made the trip so ENJOYABLE for both my boys, teaching them... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Chris (Matt Damon) was an amazing tour guide!!! Definitely coming back next year. We got mixed up and went to the call center instead of the site and missed he appointment, but they were so nice to reschedule our trip so we didn't miss it!

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Andalusia, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This was our second trip and a blast as always!! Kelley was a awesome guide!! So much fun!! We will be back again!........

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

This past weekend I visited Rafting in the Smokies and it was AMAZING! It was my first time and I was extremely nervous. My instructor was KP, and we all truly adored him. He's an expert, and he's so relaxed, it amazed me! If you decide to go, PLEASE pray that you can be in his group haha!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My husband and I went while in Gatlinburg for our 1 yr anniversary. Dan-o was our tour guide, he was very helpful and make our trip even more fun!

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tkleo, General Manager at Rafting in the Smokies, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Rafting in the Smokies! We hope to see you on your next visit to the Smokies. Kindest Regards, Teresa Karson More 

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