Happy group white water rafting on the Pigeon River.

White Water Rafting on the Pigeon River Thrives: An Incredible Comeback Story

It’s extremely difficult for anyone to look at the gorgeous waters of the Pigeon River today and believe that it was once considered a hopeless site of horrific pollution. The Pigeon River’s revival is one of the most inspiring ecological comeback stories in the country. As hundreds of guests join us to go white water rafting on the Pigeon River this spring, we wanted to share a bit of information about how the river has transformed itself from a lost cause to a national treasure.   Continue reading

Scenic rapids you will see while Gatlinburg white water rafting in the spring.

6 of the Best Things About Gatlinburg White Water Rafting in the Spring

While the Great Smoky Mountain area offers exciting outdoor adventure opportunities throughout the year, few can compare to Gatlinburg white water rafting in the spring. Now that spring is finally here, Smoky Mountain Outdoors has put together six of our favorite things about the season. Continue reading

group experiencing a Pigeon River rafting adventure for the first time

4 Things You Learn During Your First Pigeon River Rafting Adventure

White water rafting on the Pigeon River is a ton of fun, especially if you have never been before. By the end of it, you and your family or group will feel unstoppable after you have conquered a countless number of rapids, twists, turns, dips and anything else the water decides to throw at you. Continue reading

Happy group kayaking in Gatlinburg, one of the most popular things to do in the Smoky Mountains.

5 Reasons Kayaking in Gatlinburg is One of the Top Things to Do in the Smoky Mountains

Offering exciting fun on the beautiful Pigeon River, kayaking in Gatlinburg is one of the most popular things to do in the Smoky Mountains. Regardless of whether you’re a beginner or an experienced kayaker, you will love paddling down the river with Smoky Mountain Outdoors. Here are the top five reasons kayaking is a fantastic vacation activity:   Continue reading