Excited people rafting on the Pigeon River in Tennessee

Pigeon River Ranked #3 Among Top Whitewater Rafting Rivers in the U.S.

We are thrilled to announce that our very own Pigeon River is one of the top whitewater rafting rivers in the country! Recently released data from the America Outdoors Association shows that the Pigeon River was the third most visited rafting destination in 2013. Final numbers for the 2014 rafting season will be available in the spring of 2015. Continue reading

A group white water rafting in the Smokies

6 Things We Love About Rafting in the Smokies

If you are looking for an outdoor adventure like no other, consider a white water rafting trip at Smoky Mountain Outdoors this spring. Our high energy journeys down the gorgeous Pigeon River in the Great Smoky Mountains are an unforgettable way to see the natural beauty of East Tennessee. Here are our six favorite things about white water rafting in the Smokies:   Continue reading

People having fun white water rafting

What Do People Love About Smoky Mountain Outdoors on TripAdvisor?

Did you know that Smoky Mountain Outdoors is one of the most popular East Tennessee attractions on TripAdvisor? As the world’s #1 travel review website, TripAdvisor is an incredible resource for people planning a vacation in the Smokies. Read on for a look at what people are saying about us on TripAdvisor: Continue reading

People having fun on a white water rafting trip

5 Tips for Making the Most of Your White Water Rafting Adventure in Gatlinburg

At Smoky Mountain Outdoors, we want our guests to enjoy their white water rafting adventure to the fullest. Absolutely no prior experience is needed to go rafting with us, but it doesn’t hurt to prepare for your trip with a little research. To help you make the most of your time in the Smokies, we’ve put together five tips for going white water rafting in Gatlinburg: Continue reading