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Address: Hartford, TN
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

The Pigeon River, located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains just a short...

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"

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Upper Rapids

We went on the upper rapids and even though it was on the chilly side we had a Total Blast. Jamie was our guide and he was very knowledgeable and funny and got us all wet just... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cottonwood, Alabama
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Cottonwood, Alabama
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on the upper rapids and even though it was on the chilly side we had a Total Blast. Jamie was our guide and he was very knowledgeable and funny and got us all wet just like we wanted. AWESOME!! Highly Recommend this adventure rain or shine it's fun fun FUN! We are in our mid 40's and again... More 

Thank Highlyfavored71
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had 'Miami' as our tour guide and he was great. He had a great sense of humour and knowledge of the area which made the tour even more fun. We had a great trip with the crew and they all made sure we knew what was going on before we got to the river, was a great experience.

Thank Daniel C
Conway, South Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friendly guides and lots of fun! It was freezing when we went but still had a BLAST! Our guide was wonderful and a lot of fun!

Thank Cannon93
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Our tour guide was Lora. She was amazing!!! We had such a good time the river was high and the rapids we're awesome!!! Definitely recommend them! 5 stars for sure!!!

Thank hmichele37
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was first time experience for the teenagers and we all had a BLAST !!! Our guide was Miles he was awesome, funny, informative and helpful. Will go again !

Thank Looaid
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The customer service at the front desk was extremely friendly and they checked us in quickly. They were very organized and before I knew it we were on the bus headed for the water. Tyler was our guide and he was great, he made sure we had a fun experience! If this is your first rafting trip I definitely recommend... More 

Thank Hayley S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been wanting to do white water rafting in the Smokey Mountains since our last trip there 3 years ago. We were worried about the weather but since they had an office right in Gatlinburg we were able to go talk to someone and schedule our trip right there. The trip did not disappoint, it had Class 1 thru... More 

Thank amh975
Sheridan, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a first for me and I enjoyed rafting although I thought and was looking for a wilder experience. We had Shawn (Sean?) as a guide and he seemed cocky at first but mellowed out once we were halfway down the river. Encountered at least a half dozen class 4 rapids without anyone being thrown from the raft. My... More 

Thank Marty L
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the first white water rafting experience for my kids aged 14 & 10. I was very nervous at the start. Our guide Andrew made sure that we did not have to worry about anything. The rafting trip itself was quite an adventure. You will question yourself after a 4 rated rapid within the first 30 seconds of the... More 

Thank vg333
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time and we feel the best guide for our ride. "Miami" was our guide and ironically all on board where from Florida, he was professional, well informed and entertaining through out the run. He knew the river and its tendencies dips and rips and instructed us well as he navigated from categories 2-4. I would highly... More 

Thank Fernando G

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