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Address: 8224 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882
Phone Number: (865) 448-6286
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My family went tubing in the Smokies and we were originally going to use another company until we read the reviews on tripadvisor. We went to Cowboys because of the clean changing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2014
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141 reviews 141 reviews
54 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My family went tubing in the Smokies and we were originally going to use another company until we read the reviews on tripadvisor. We went to Cowboys because of the clean changing room comments and it was no lie. This is a very friendly mom and pop shop, with super clean changing facilities. We will definitely return the Cowboys when... More 

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Eustis, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

There are several companies to choose from for tubing in Townsend. We chose Cowboy because of TA reviews. The lady at the front desk was trying to be nice, but was a little overwhelmed. There are nice restrooms and changing rooms on site. They supplied life jackets for the kiddos, ages 4, 7, and 10. Our shuttle driver was "cowboy"... More 

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Stuart, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

What a great day... Weather was perfect. The staff was friendly. For $9 a person they take you for a 5 minute shuttle and drop you off to the river. it was a little shallow an we got stuck in the rocks sometimes but that actually brought a lot of laughter to the trip. You go thought th first little... More 

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Virginia Beach
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Great time. Couldn't get a better deal than 9 bucks all day. One trip will can take most of the day. Went on a Tuesday and had no wait.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

So you hire a rubber ring/tube for a whole day for $10 and float down the river. This is very relaxing and stress relieving. The views either side of the river are beautiful. After about an hour, you get out of the river, and a cowboy in a pickup truck drives you right back to the start to do it... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Staff was very friendly! Clean bathrooms and changing rooms. They give you great advice as far as what to avoid and if you want your trip to last longer where you can walk to after they drop you off. Can't beat $9 to float down the river as many times as you'd like to! Float trip was a lot of... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We chose Cowboy Tubing by reviews. We were not disappointed. We had a great time with our crew of two "thirty-something" mothers with children ages 4-13. The people at Cowboy Tubing were very friendly and helpful. We had two tubes bust down the large rapids, but they leave extra tubes at the KOA campground at the bottom of the rapids... More 

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Lincoln, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Spent a day with 12 family members-ages 2 to 63 - tubing the river and Cowboy Tubing was super.Their facility was very clean-changing rooms & rest rooms. Friendly, helpful staff made sure everyone was assigned the right size tube and that all of the kids had appropriately sized life vests. We started early and most of the group chose to... More 

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Bryan, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Long story short, we went to the other place last year our experience was not a great one (leaking tube, rain with no rain checks for the second portion of the river we were unable to even do once, so we paid $65 for 5 of us to float the lower river once). Did my research before going this year... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The people at Cowboy Tubing were amazing! They drive you up the river and drop you off with your tubes. You tube down the river through a few small (class I or II) rapids and get out right behind their building. They'll keep driving you up to the top of the river all day long for the same cheap price... More 

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