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About Cherokee Rafting
Cherokee Rafting was one of the first companies to begin rafting the Ocoee River. Our company started in 1978 as a family-run operation, and still running strong today. Guests love our rough cut, hand-constructed outpost/store located along Hwy 64 just outside of the Cherokee National Forest and Chilhowee Mtn. Our goal is that every guest of Cherokee Rafting will leave with the desire to return with family and friends. We specialize in all sizes and types of groups, including: church youth and young-at-heart groups, association groups like scout troops and rotary clubs, in addition to business team-building groups. Come whitewater rafting today on the Ocoee river. Whitewater river rafting the Ocoee River is the number one whitewater destination in the United States.
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Roam434330 wrote a review Jun 14
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Absolutely a GREAT experience! We were all seniors and our guide (Josh) was fantastic. Thru his coaching we not only took on the rapids in style but did 360 spins and all of us stayed in the boat. Lunch was much more than expected. FANTASTIC TIME
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Wanderer293203 wrote a review Jun 13
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Cherokee Rafting was awesome. Everything from beginning to end was well organized and efficient. My family has canoed many times together, but we had never been whitewater rafting. The guides all provided excellent instruction both before and during our trip. Dawson was our personal guide. He was not only a skilled and experienced rafter and guide, he was hysterical! We thoroughly enjoyed having him with us on our trip down the Ocoee River. The pictures were also amazing. I usually do not purchase pictures from similar events because I see them as a money grab. However, the pictures taken from the riverbank by Digital Ocoee were phenomenal! I purchased all 30 pictures which were then instantly emailed to me. We all plan on rafting again, and we definitely hope Dawson is still there to be our guide! Thank you to all of the staff at Cherokee Rafting for an amazing adventure and a million thanks to you Dawson! Love, 3 Very Happy Louisiana Rafters⚜️
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Michelle G wrote a review Jun 13
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Great time! Wes made this a very fun 1st time experience. We will definitely be going again. Great knowledge of the area.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Courtney G wrote a review Jun 13
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Wes and Ryan were great guides! They made our 1st white water rafting experience a blast, and maneuvered the rapids with ease. They made sure we felt safe the whole time, and also showed us several different tricks that made for a memorable trip! No one fell out!
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Jigna J wrote a review Jun 7
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360! Turn And the handling of the raft by our guide. We were all 1st time on the raft and nervous but our guide Rebecca broke our fear and now we are planning to come again
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Date of experience: May 2021
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