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Cowboy Tubing

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Address: 8224 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882
Phone Number: (865) 448-6286
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We had a ball!!

We went to Cowboy's Tubing after reading a ton of reviews on different places to tube in the smokys. We had a fabulous time from the moment we walked in the front door. We were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to Cowboy's Tubing after reading a ton of reviews on different places to tube in the smokys. We had a fabulous time from the moment we walked in the front door. We were greeted with a smile and very friendly people. It didn't take long to get signed in and on our way. The van driver that we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for a river ride with Cowboys and everything went just as you would hope. Friendly staff with van driver even helping with family photos. Much better service that other outfitters we have tried in the past that are close by.

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Thank Clint C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great afternoon tubing with Cowboy Tubing! The office staff were quick & courteous. Our driver was friendly & offered advice on our float. The trip to the drop off point is about a 5 minute ride. The river portion is about an hour. We packed a lunch & ate at the picnic tables between trips down the... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was apprehensive that I would not enjoy this activity but the teenagers voted for it, so I went along as a good sport. I'm afraid to say that I enjoyed it as much as they did! Everyone at Cowboy Tubing was friendly and welcoming. I would not recommend paying more to tube in the same area because the water... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose Cowboy Tubing because it had the highest reviews on this website. It's located just a block down the street from river rats tubing and looks a heck of a lot nicer. You get to tube a little farther down the river than river rats as well so I felt it was a better choice. It's $10 bucks to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tubing is supposed to be fun, floating down a shallow river, a bit of excitement going over the rapids -- well, this time, not so much fun. Six adults, told the river was higher after the rains, thinking that we would not scrape as many rocks. By the end of the trip, two of us were lucky to be alive... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a hot sunny day (approaching 90 by the time we finished) and the water was maybe somewhat high from recent rains. We were told the run would take about an hour. The shuttle goes near the boundary of GSMNP but cannot go into the park. We walked a ways into the park to start a little higher... More 

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Thank P G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We river tubed for 2 days! Stayed at KOA and the pick up service was too convenient to pass up. There was no waiting for shuttles and the staff was very nice. $10 for all day, great family fun, a must do in Townsend!

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1 Thank Caroline J
Byron, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great thing to do to cool off. The staff was helpful and nice. The price is very reasonable, $10, and is good for the whole day. Some parts of the river are a bit rough and you have to be careful with the rocks. Overall, a fun time.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When planning our vacation in Tennessee we read some of the reviews of Cowboy tubing and tubing in Townsend in general. Some caused concern but after spending the day on the river I have no idea where those came from. Cowboy Tubing is a lovely business in the tiny town of Townsend that has wonderful employees and a super cute... More 

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