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Address: 3605 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2111
Phone Number: +1 888-504-7238
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Tue - Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Rapid Expeditions is a full service whitewater rafting outfitter and...

Rapid Expeditions is a full service whitewater rafting outfitter and kayaking school located a short drive from Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville. We offer Upper and Lower Pigeon River rafting trips on Tuesdays, Wendsdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and some Sundays (call ahead) during Spring, Summer, and Fall! The Pigeon River boasts Class II, III, and IV rapids on the border of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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White water rafting

I would highly recommend Rapid Expeditions if you want to go white water rafting! I don't swim but my husband and I said we were going to do this on our vacation, so we did! We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I would highly recommend Rapid Expeditions if you want to go white water rafting! I don't swim but my husband and I said we were going to do this on our vacation, so we did! We had Dana as our guide. What an AWESOME young lady! She made sure that nothing was going to happen to me. She was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our time with this company! We took our teen daughter along with our friends who have 3 children. It is a smaller company than others in the area which made our rafting experience more personal. The guides were incredibly friendly and Zack took great care of our kids in his raft. Our photos were great and this is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful time!! Our river guides Zak and Lisa were amazing and very knowledgable!! They both provided a very fun and professional experience!! Our family will absolutely recommend this to our family and friends who come to the Pigeon Forge area.

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Thank Kevin S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Rapid Expeditions while vacationing with friends. Awesome time; great trip down the river. Zach and Lisa were fantastic guides. I would highly recommend this company for anyone wanting to enjoy a day of rafting.

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Thank Paul H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 5 with kids ages 13, 11, and 9 enjoyed our PUN-ny time with Zac. Okay, I enjoyed the jokes, and my kids for the most part didn't quite "get" them. That's okay, they were super focused on the excitement of the rapids, which both boys declared WAY better than anything they did at boy scout camp this... More 

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Hazleton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1st time rafting. Had a blast. Our instructor Jimmy aka zack was the best. Kept us entertained the entire trip. 👍 the weather was perfect. We got soaked but managed to stay in the raft.. looking forward to more rafting trips.

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Thank Roger S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a rafting company in Hartford TN, this is the one! My husband, 2 daughters (21,18) and myself had an amazing time. The entire experience could not have been better. Check in went smooth, clean restrooms and a changing area. The guides were fun and friendly. Zac absolutely made our first rafting experience better than we... More 

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Thank Crystal R
St Francisville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an awesome experience! We enjoyed every minute of it! Looking forward to going back without the toddler to do the class 3. Our guide was awesome and she was very well educated on the water. Thanks to her and Rapids Expedition...we have family memories of white water rafting that we will always cherish. Thank u!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing trip with Dana down the Upper Pigeon. Very knowledgeable and keep us safe while letting us have fun swimming surfing and spinning. Company awesome getting us in at the last minute. Rafted the upper several times. Will definitely raft with you again!

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RaftRapidExpeditions, Manager at Rapid Expeditions, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Rapid Expeditions! Come back and see us! More 

Yulee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (myself, grandson 9yrs, and granddaughter 17yrs) had 1030am trip on the upper pigeon, the trip started a little behind schedule but it was very fun for my grand children since it was their first WW rafting trip. This is a river that is great for getting used to WW rafting, but if your used to class 4 and 5... More 

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RaftRapidExpeditions, Manager at Rapid Expeditions, responded to this review

Thank you for rafting with us! More 

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