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Cowboy Tubing

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8224 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882-4302
+1 865-448-6286
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Great tubing!!!

Had a great time with cowboy tubing. My family and I spent most of the day on the river. They have... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
cobbws14
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Bonita Springs, Florida
via mobile
Very fun and great pricing.

I have lived in Maryville all my life but for some reason never had gone tubing up in Townsend. My... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matt D
,
Knoxville, Tennessee
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“class rapids” (7 reviews)
“the river” (97 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
LOCATION
8224 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882-4302
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+1 865-448-6286
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great time with cowboy tubing. My family and I spent most of the day on the river. They have a small picnic area with tables. Changing rooms also.

Thank cobbws14
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in Maryville all my life but for some reason never had gone tubing up in Townsend. My wife's family decided to come down and talked about how fun it was so we gave it a try and I'm glad we did! In...More

1  Thank Matt D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are all enjoying the fast and slow of this treasured summer activity. Just enough exercise and relaxation to make a summer memory.

Thank Leslee E
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped to check this off the bucket list ...this place is great some of the nicest folks I have met...their trip down the river is longer and cheaper than anyone else ...they genuinely wanted us to ride as many times as we wanted to and...More

2  Thank Jim R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been to 3 tubing spots this being the 3rd definitely the best spot and the price is even better we went the day after a little rain but there are 3 or 4 good rapids for 10 bucks U can’t beat it we are from...More

Thank rootster800
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve tubes with other companies, but Cowboy is the best value. No need to spend the extra $5 each for a shorter ride. Definitely bring your water shoes, and check the water levels before you go.

1  Thank bigbeard352
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This river has class two rapids and you are in a tube. My husband busted his tube on a jagged rock in the first three minutes. We had a few scrapes and bruises from the rocks. You’re gonna get tossed around on this float. If...More

Thank Amy M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did an afternoon of tubing here. We arrived around 230 and got in 2 runs before they closed at 530pm (we were last off the river). Cost was 10/person and the route is slightly longer than competitors. They have different size and types of...More

Thank ProfHannah
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

We came here in 2014 and plan to always come back when we want to go tubing. Its a great environment and really fun. We came in August when the crowds weren't as crazy, so getting a ride multiple times down to the river was...More

2  Thank Kelli D
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

We had a wonderful time at Cowboy Tubing. The staff were so caring and helpful they put us all at our ease .They even lent us swim shoes and provided life jackets for our nine year old daughter. They even provide changing rooms and restrooms....More

1  Thank Mary-and-Joseph
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Tonia S
July 17, 2016|
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Response from on2glory | Reviewed this property |
It takes about an hour and 15 minutes.
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prepper
July 15, 2016|
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Response from Jamie E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that is correct. The cost is $20 if you do not bring your tube back.
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mawmawbb
July 15, 2016|
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Response from inglett3 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think there is a minimum age, however I did overhear the staff talking to another guest who had a toddler. The mother was asking if the child could ride in the tube with her and the staff advised against it but as... More
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