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Raft Outdoor Adventures

Hartford, TN, USA
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About Raft Outdoor Adventures
White water Rafting just outside of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Located in Hartford, TN, you and your family can enjoy an exciting rafting trip on the Pigeon River with a professional and friendly guide, beautiful scenery, and high quality equipment.
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Cynthia B wrote a review Sep 15
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What an experience I will never forget!! We had a blast our guide AJ was on top of his game always felt safe but had fun too.
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Karen L wrote a review Aug 2021
Melbourne, Florida213 contributions98 helpful votes
This was a fun trip. The guide was very knowledgeable and competent. It's a very family-friendly trip. There were only a couple of questionably class IV rapids. They said that people do sometimes fall out, but I don't see how that would be very possible, unless your foot is not secured. The instructions were simple, so easy to follow for younger kids. And the rowing is not strenuous. After you pass the rapids, they let you swim/float in the river. It is highly recommended that you get there at least 15 minutes before you reservation time. And you should hydrate while you wait. It was a good time, but if you are looking for big thrills (IV & V), this would be boring.
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Date of experience: July 2021
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klaurie76 wrote a review Aug 2021
Jackson, Michigan2 contributions
Wonderful experience. We did the double run and highly recommend guides Savannah and Fortnite, respectively. Thanks for the memories!
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Jenny A wrote a review Aug 2021
Charleston, Illinois60 contributions5 helpful votes
We had a great trip on the Lower Pigeon River. Each boat has a fun guide and you go out in groups of other boats that look out for each other. Our guide was Savannah. Our six year old was scared (the beginning was pretty bumpy). The guide helped her feel comfortable and in the middle let her ride in back with her and "call commands" and she loved it! The company seemed very well set up and safe. The rapids were just fun enough for our older kids. We'd love to go back and try the upper river without our youngest! It does take a while to get to the better views past the businesses and campgrounds. The chance to swim is short, but it was a nice break from sitting on the raft. Come prepared... They take some nice pics on the rapids and they are pricey but worth it. And you'll want to being money to tip your guide. They also have a nice gift shop.
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Date of experience: August 2021
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wagnerfam wrote a review Aug 2021
Sullivan, Missouri45 contributions10 helpful votes
Must do while in the area! This was our favorite activity while in the Smokies. We had Sam as our guide and he was great!! Made the trip even more interesting and fun. We have a 14 and 19 year old and it was a good mix of excitement without being too scary. Definitely will do again! We used a different company a few years back and this place made the trip more fun!
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Date of experience: August 2021
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