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Address: 869 Highway 64, Ocoee, TN 37361
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+1 800-451-7238
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Cherokee Rafting was one of the first companies to begin rafting the Ocoee...

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.

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Full day rafting trip

Had a great experience. The guides knew exactly what they were doing and made everything safe and fun. Will go back again.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 28, 2016
Caleb J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Had a great experience. The guides knew exactly what they were doing and made everything safe and fun. Will go back again.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

This was the easyest part of the bachelor party to plan. Ross was a great guide! He kept the trip upbeat and exciting, without making the more apprehensive members of our group nervous! We will be back, requesting Ross again!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

This is my 5th year straight with the Ocoee and Cherokee. I tried another company once and I came right back to Cherokee Rafting... the heck with those groupons! The crew there is fun, and they know their stuff. From making my reservations with Blake, rafting with Katie and other parts of my crew have ridden with Alicia and we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

Class III and IV Rapids with a very knowledgeable rafting company. We had a BLAST. We got wet, a couple of the rafts flipped, the river was brisk (ok it was cold) but we were having so much fun we didn't care.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We rode the middle trip, 5 miles in about 2 hours. Ross was our guide, and he was great. Gave us an unforgettable experience. We'll be back for the full river ride.

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Yorba Linda, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Had a chance to run the river with Cherokee Rafting. Me and another couple. We had Jimmy as our guide for the day. Jimmy was extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. He was careful to tell us of all the upcoming Rapids and what may happen. We are new to rafting and this was helpful. The equipment was up to date,... More 

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Clarkston, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful trip with Lance. He took us head on into all the good rapids and holes. First weekend in April so we had the river almost to ourselves. Nice gift shop. Bought the $30 CD with some cool pictures of the family getting drenched in big water. Great time, great team.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2016

I have rafted down the Ocoee twice now, both times with Cherokee Rafting. The guides are excellent and make the trip as thrilling as you want.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2015

I have been rafting with these guys twice now, and will definitely be going back again soon. Each of the guides I had (Blake and Lance) were amazing! Great stories, witty banter, and a willingness to get a little crazy on the river (per our request). I highly recommend them. I'm planning on getting a group together to do the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2015

This is by far the best rafting place to go when in Tennessee. Not only was the staff friendly but the tour guide was so much fun. The experience was amazing!!

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