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La Logan

Logan was an awesome guide. So full of energy. He made us feel @ home being a Louisiana boy!! We... read more

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Inspired Fun in the Great Smoky Mountains! Offering whitewater rafting, family float trips, ziplines, a challenging ropes course, rock climbing wall, and horseback riding. 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. 39 years of rafting experience. Restrictions may apply. Raft with the best: Rafting in the Smokies!
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3595 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2110
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Reviewed today via mobile

I have never written a bad review, however, I feel this needs to be included when you consider rafting with this company. At the end of our trip, we were waiting to board our bus with another company, when the bus driver (knowingly) came at...More

Thank Mallory P
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Reviewed today via mobile

Logan was an awesome guide. So full of energy. He made us feel @ home being a Louisiana boy!! We highly recommend him & Rafting in the Smokies. This was our 2nd time here & They did not disappoint.

Thank Charlee R
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Reviewed today via mobile

We rafted with two kids, ages 9 and 11 who had never Whitewater rafted before. We did the upper river, which is class 3 and 4 Rapids. This was a very safe activity and does not require you to even know how to swim. I...More

Thank Kim C
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Reviewed today via mobile

We had Aaron for our guide and he made this one of the best experiences we’ve had as a family on vacation. If I could give the trip and Aaron 10 stars I would.

Thank Adam S
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Reviewed today

My family and I did the zip line upper pigeon river rafting package and had Russ as a guide. It was a great deal and had a blast. Russ as a guide was top notch, my only regret is not bringing more cash to tip....More

Thank Patand T
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Reviewed yesterday

ThisW was our 4th time rafting at Rafting in the Smokies. It is one of the activities that should not be missed on your vacation. The guides are always very supportive, and informative. You do get wet!

Thank 205Marie
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Reviewed yesterday

We took the lower (family) rafting ride on June 12th, this was really a highlight of a very busy week for our grandkids inTennessee. Haley was our guide and she made the whole trip comfortable and fun and interacted well with everyone. The operation is...More

Thank mp1720
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the lower river family float and for the most part, really enjoyed it. Our river guide, Mason, was friendly and very patient with the children. (They asked tons of questions.) Swimming in the river was magnificent and the scenery was gorgeous. The only...More

Thank Jeffrey F
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did zip lines only. It would have been nice to see more forest but the zips were still great for the price. The staff were extremely friendly, funny and helpful.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Much thanks to our boat guide Kaitlyn for making our rafting adventure an exciting one. Great place to be on a hot summer day..

Thank Kevin E
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Heather S
June 13, 2018|
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Response from beckycrane | Reviewed this property |
The lower family float should be fine for young children. We saw many families with small children going out for that. I’m not sure about tandem ziplining, but if you call, they are super nice and willing to answer any... More
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Heather S
May 17, 2018|
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Response from tkleo | Property representative |
Hi Heather, Thank You for you interest in Rafting in the Smokies, on property Rafting in the Smokies have Dave's Lip Smackin BBQ (great BBQl. In Hartford adjacent to Rafting in the Smokies is The Bean Treas Cafe. The are... More
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_bearsbabygirl
April 9, 2018|
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Response from tkleo | Property representative |
Hi Bearsbabygirl, we have offered shuttles in the past for large groups. However, it would be more cost effective for a guest to drive their own vehicle. We look forward to seeing you at Rafting in the Smokies. Teresa
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