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Address: 453 Brookside Village Way, Hartford, TN 37753
Phone Number: +1 800-771-7238
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Description: The Pigeon River, located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains just a short...
The Pigeon River, located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains just a short drive from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, TN, offers breathtaking scenery and exciting whitewater rafting thrills! This magnificent river begins in North Carolina and continues through Tennessee. Experience white water rafting in Tennessee and raft through class 3 to 4 rapids where you'll be assured of an exciting adventure at one of the best attractions in Gatlinburg TN!"Whitewater Rafting at it's Finest"
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$35*
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Upper Pigeon River Rafting Trip
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$32*
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Lower Pigeon River Rafting Trip

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Fun, Exciting Adventure for Beginners to Moderate Levels

Super fun trip! We did the Upper Falls trip, which features (I believe) 4 Class 4 rapids and a myriad of Class 3's, not to mention incredible scenery along the way. You... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Somerville, Massachusetts
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Somerville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Super fun trip! We did the Upper Falls trip, which features (I believe) 4 Class 4 rapids and a myriad of Class 3's, not to mention incredible scenery along the way. You definitely don't have to be an experienced paddler to have a great time and get through this alive, either, part of the journey is your guide taking you... More 

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

While we were visiting Gatlinburg one of our adventures included white water rafting. Our Guide was Sam and she was awesome! We had a great time and will definitely do it again next time! I highly recommend this experience...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

My friend and I had an awesome trip down the upper river. Our guide Alex was great and got everyone involved! There was a family who had never been rafting on our boat but he made them and their young son feel safe and also have a great time! He also had good knowledge of the river and he seemed... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We chose to do the combo. Which is rafting the upper river in the morning and rafting the lower river in the afternoon. We had a great experience in the morning. We were given a great guide that knew a lot about the river and kept us laughing the whole time. Her name was Dawn, I'm not sure if I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

My two daughters are scared of going rafting but they at end they enjoy very much. They sit in front of the raft and get really wet and have fun. Justin our guide is good, would go do this again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We took a trip down the upper pigeon river. Had a great time! Would recommend a later launch time so you don't need to wait for the water (dam released). Our guide Cory was great! Would go again with this outfitter.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

For a large outfitter, they have the system down pat. We aren't fond of large mass tourist operations, but the folks at SMO really make it work! We did have a reservation for a group of 12 and didn't have much of a wait before getting our trip underway. Our guide Bubby was excellent and loads of fun. The white-water... More 

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Mason, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Very good experience. Our rafting guide Sami was very good at explaining everything and making it a fun experience. We will definitely do it again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Dear Brennan's mom, Brennan and SMO did a great job getting us down the river for most of us as our 1st time rafting. Felt very safe, no one fell out and he even helped me get back in the boat after swimming 😀will definitely us SMO again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We did the lower river and it was more of a float trip - best for younger kids. So, we were able to get in on the upper with our 8 yo daughter & 10 year old son. The trip and rapids were great. I get annoyed when Trip advisor reviews are lists of endless shout outs of every bartender/server/housekeeper.... More 

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Address: Address: 453 Brookside Village Way, Hartford, TN 37753
Phone Number: +1 800-771-7238
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Hartford
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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