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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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I'm a mom who traveled with four teenage girls and we all had a blast. Our guide (Hobbit) was funny and very knowledgeable on the rafting trip. We also took advantage of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I'm a mom who traveled with four teenage girls and we all had a blast. Our guide (Hobbit) was funny and very knowledgeable on the rafting trip. We also took advantage of the ropes course and zip lining. Facilities were in very good condition and all staff was friendly. Great value for the $. If we visit the area again,... More 

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Burt, Michigan
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Our guide Joey on our first white water rafting trip(for all 5 in our party)was the best. He was fun and he made our experience wonderful. THANKS Joey from the Filkins. Thanks to the managers for working with us so that our party of 5 was able to be on the same raft together. Although Curly was not willing to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Do the upper river trip - it is great for teenagers but there were much smaller children there as well. The scenery is magnificent!

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Our raft guide was very knowledgeable and friendly! We very much enjoyed our rafting trip, although it was less challenging than we had hoped. Great for first time rafters, but the class IIIs and IVs were usually only a couple of waves, and were spaced out between long stretches of floating. If you're experienced and/or looking for a challenge, I... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We took our 9, 11, and 12 y/olds out to try this for the first time. It really was enjoyable. They felt very safe but had a great time. I was sitting in back by the guide, and it wasn't as great for me. He told us a little about the river, but when I asked how deep it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Our whole experience was great from check in to looking at the after photos. We had Jason with the pink helmet as our guide and he was very friendly, fun and made you feel safe. Highly recommend this company. Great value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We stayed in Gatlinburg & this was DEFINITELY worth the 1hr drive! Both exciting & relaxing :)Terrell was a great guide! He was extremely knowledgable and made our trip really fun- we will definitely be back!

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La Motte, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We went on the upper Pigeon river and had the time of our lives. Our guide Jason with the pink helmet was so awesome. We had so much fun we thought about going down the river again. Try making an appointment on there website it makes things easier.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Had john as a guide the best one there also the hot girl in the front with a southern accent made us feel very important great trip

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

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are so happy to hear you had such a great time on your adventure with us. We hope to see you again on your next visit to the Great Smoky Mountains! Kindest regards, -RITS team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was by far my most favorite activity during our trip. I will most definitely book with this co. Again. Our guide was so much fun & this is a must try experience. The water is cold! It was very inexpensive & a great time.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are so happy to hear you had such a great time on your adventure with us. We hope to see you again on your next visit to the Great Smoky Mountains! Kindest regards, -RITS team 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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