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Big Creek Expeditions

Hartford, TN, USA
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About Big Creek Expeditions
Owner-operated whitewater rafting business located close to Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Knoxville and Asheville in Hartford, TN. Offering scenic float trips for ages 3+ and whitewater rafting trips for ages 8+, no experience necessary. We pride ourselves on having a professional, experienced staff here to make life-lasting memories on your trip.
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White Water Rafting Experience on the Pigeon River

The Pigeon River is one of the most popular spots for white water rafting in Tennessee, with Class I to IV rapids. With this tour, enjoy an exhilarating white water rafting excursion, speed along rapids with names like ‘Snapdragon’ and ‘Powerhouse’, and admire views of the Smoky Mountains and Pigeon River Gorge. Available only from May to August, this seasonal tour includes full instruction, photos, and chance to swim in the river.
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3 hours
from $41.00

Scenic Floats on the Lower Section of the Pigeon River

The Pigeon River is best known for its thrilling white water rapids, but the lower section is much calmer and ideal for a leisurely rafting excursion. On this family-friendly tour, enjoy a relaxing float along the scenic river, with stunning views of the Smoky Mountains, and explore a 5.5-mile (9-kilometer) stretch of the Pigeon gorge.
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3 hours
from $33.34
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Roslyn B wrote a review Aug 12
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Johnny B was soooooo awesome. Its was the best experience of my life...i would recommend everyone to get him.... when I come back thats who I want
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Beth D wrote a review Aug 12
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee3 contributions
Such a fun time white water rafting for all! Mayo was a blast- great stories, great guy and very fun rafting experience. Capture your memories with a flash drive of pictures for a reasonable rate. Will definitely return!!
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Mia L wrote a review Aug 12
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Our guide, Jedi Mike, was amazing- decades of experience, and he still made the effort to learn all of our names, our jobs, our family history... he was very direct, but kept it light and entertaining as well. Most of us were first-timers, and not once did we feel in danger.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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LisaR5858 wrote a review Aug 11
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We took the 10:30 tour. Our guide was Jonny B!!! Firstly he was AWESOME. The guide will make or break your experience, so make sure you request Jonny B. The weather was great, water was perfect. After we were done we had to sanitize the life vests, helmets. Jonny B even gave
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Jim V wrote a review Aug 11
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My family enjoyed the afternoon, and was very appreciative of your scheduler working us in. I have recommended your tour to a friend!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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