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Big Bear Rafting

3165 Big Creek Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2135
+1 855-866-5189
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Great trip

My wife and I are in our mid-fifties and were staying in Pigeon Forge. We thought it would be fun... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mark M
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Sewell, New Jersey
Awesome ride, awesome guide, awesome time!!!

Had a total blast navigating the rapids with our guide Montana! She was a total pro and made sure... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mike W
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3165 Big Creek Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2135
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I are in our mid-fifties and were staying in Pigeon Forge. We thought it would be fun to act young and seek out some outdoor adventure - We did the upper river trip and thought it was great. The guide and all...More

Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a total blast navigating the rapids with our guide Montana! She was a total pro and made sure everyone was having a great time. During our run down the river, we managed to "surf" one particular section in which Montana said she hadn't had...More

Thank Mike W
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The entire family had a blast on the upper river trip. Our guide, Alex "Sancheesie" was awesome! He was very knowledgeable and made sure everyone got wet and had fun. Thanks, Alex!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I did the upper river trip and had the very best time. The entire staff was super friendly and helpful. They made the day even more fun. Our guide, Montana, was the best! She was knowledgeable and fun and made our made...More

Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kids, the grandparents, and us (the parents) took a ride down the lower Pigeon. It was perfect. Six of us and Wilson was our guide. He was great with our kids. The class 1 and 2 rapids were great especially for kiddos and grandparents....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the family ages 10 to 18. Extremely fun. The buisness is great. We had Kristy as our guide and she was amazing. Made everyone feel at ease. She was extremely patient and u could tell she enjoys the job. The water was refreshing and...More

Thank David B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So it was pouring rain. Not sprinkling... pouring. I had dragged my family here after I bought a Groupon and they weren't too happy to go in the rain. HOWEVER, the guides were fantastic and helped us have a great time. They were engaging, funny,...More

Thank Courtney O
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rafting both portions of the Pigeon River and had a great day with Paige and Becky. They were both so great with my 11 year old and he was a total champ!

Thank Cary S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a great family trip. Our guide Sarah was great!!! She made the trip fun for our 3 kids. I definitely recommend the lower pigeon, was a good time for all

Thank Jason W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my family’s first time white water rafting. I had 4 kids ages 8-14 with us. We did level 1-2 because two of the kids are smaller and do not even weigh 70 lbs yet. It was great! We had Alex Wilson as our...More

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Amanda M
June 16, 2018|
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Response from Sandy W | Reviewed this property |
They are!! Correspondence was not their strong point. As I said in the review, they are a small company and I don't think they have enough resources yet, for business they are getting. Try to be patient and persistent. In... More
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AlwaysOnTheGo24
February 20, 2017|
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Response from Daniel S | Property representative |
Hello, thanks for the question. No, we ask our guests to arrive about 30 minutes early. Our trips, 95% of the time, go out on time. Sometimes we go out early, if we are late it is no more than 15 minutes. We take our guests... More
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