Group having fun during a Gatlinburg white water rafting trip.

Our 5 Favorite Things About Gatlinburg White Water Rafting Trips

Since 1993, Smoky Mountain Outdoors has been thrilling visitors with amazing Gatlinburg white water rafting trips along the Pigeon River. While it is hard to narrow down what we love most about rafting in Tennessee, we have put together a list of five of our favorite reasons to take a wet and wild outdoor adventure in the Smokies. Continue reading

White Water Rafting in the Smokies

3 Benefits of White Water Rafting in the Smokies with Family

There are plenty perks associated with white water rafting. Whether you’re looking to have a little fun out on the water or you’re trying to be a little more active outdoors, the benefits of white water rafting go on and on. Even better – these benefits are even more substantial when you share the experience with others. That’s why we believe every family should go whitewater rafting together. Keep reading for details on the benefits of white water rafting in the Smokies with your family below: Continue reading

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