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Smoky Mountain Outdoors

453 Brookside Village Way, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
1-800-771-7238
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Ranked #2 of 28 activities in Gatlinburg
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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" « less
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Huntington, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

Smoky Mountain Outdoors made first experience whitewater rafting so amazing mA!! There were 12 of us, ages 11 to 40, and nobody did it before. Guides split us into three groups of four, kept us together on bus to river, and kept boats together on river. My guide was Dane Norris. He's the best! Once in raft, he taught us... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

This wasn't the 1st time I was water rafting. And, the place I went rafting before this advertises that it just has class 3 rapids, no class 4 rapids. So, I expected this to be much more thrilling than my earlier experience. But was a bit disappointed as the rapids mostly seemed just class 2 rapids, barring a couple which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

This experience was awesome.....mind blowing, refreshing and enjoyable. .our instructor stanley did an excellent job during the ride

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Ramstein
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

We had a great time with Stanley. Had 3young children aboard who had a blast. He made sure the ones who wanted to get wet did, had some funny stories, and had some helpful tips on what to do in the area. Highly recommend this place. Great people, facility, and equipment!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

This was the first time our entire group went rafting, and the experience was beyond amazing. At first, we were worried about falling over and our guide said it was a possibility but it didn't happen due to his excellent judgement. The guides are great, and you will definitely have fun with the Smokey Mountain Outdoors Rafting.

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Cape Girardeau, Mo
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

We rafted the Upper Pigeon with 7 people. We had a great times. Stanley was a great guide and he made sure we had plenty of laughs. The rapids where exciting and I felt we were in good hands. Check the water levels before you go, the water releases are not guaranteed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I'd rafted before with some cruddy outfitter in the Poconos. This time I brought the whole family who never been rafting. We did the upper pigeon and had an awesome adventure. Our guide, Stanley, was truly a great guide, coach, and gentlemen. He steered the raft well, making sure we were confident through the first few rapids before we loosened... More

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Lexington, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Our guide, Stanley, was great on our whitewater adventure. The facilities were very clean and the equipment was nice!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

My daughter and I went white water rafting for the first time! What a truly invigorating experience!! Our guide was super knowledgeable and fun! Smoky Mountain Outdoors has a great facility too. I can check this experience off of my bucket list, but I definitely would LOVE to go again! We HIGHLY recommend white water rafting - especially with Smoky... More

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Hermann, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

My family and I went on the Upper Pigeon river trip and absolutely had a blast!! The guides were all very experienced and knew they river very well. We had 4 smaller kids with us and the guides did great with them. Knew where they should sit if they wanted to get wet, let them jump in towards the end... More

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