Although Smoky Mountain Outdoors is known as the premier whitewater rafting outfitter in the Smokies, many folks don’t realize that we also offer other exciting activities for you to enjoy! While on vacation in Gatlinburg, be sure to check out our other fun things to do in the Great Smoky Mountains:
1. Inflatable Kayak Trips on the Lower Pigeon River
If you you looking for a different type of whitewater adventure than our traditional rafting trips, check out our inflatable kayak trips on the Lower Pigeon River! This is a great chance to experience one of the most exciting activities in the Smokies! Our inflatable kayaks are designed with enhanced stability and excellent comfort to accommodate both novice and experienced kayakers. As with our whitewater rafting trips, all of our kayaking trips are fully guided for your safety. However, in this case, you have the unique opportunity to drive your own boat! Our guides are there to provide paddling tips while safely escorting you down the river. During your adventure, your guide will teach you kayaking methods such as sliding, spinning and surfing. Whether you are a first time or veteran kayaker, come on out to Smoky Mountain Outdoors for an action packed day on the river!
2. Guided Hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
If you have ever wanted to hike through Great Smoky Mountains National Park to learn more about the park, then Smoky Mountain Outdoors has the perfect activity for you! Our guided hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are a fantastic way to experience the park in a whole new light. Each of our hiking guides is an experienced Interpretive Naturalist who loves hiking and has extensive knowledge of the best trails in the park. The guided hikes generally last about 2 hours and are great for all age groups, so bring the whole family for a fun day on the trails! We are also happy to adapt our hikes to fit the needs of your party, whether you have a group of small children or experienced hikers.
If you would like to experience the best of both worlds at Smoky Mountain Outdoors, we have a fantastic option with our hike and paddle packages! Start your day with a two hour adventurous hike exploring the scenic trails of Great Smoky Mountains National Park with a knowledgeable guide, then head over to our riverside outpost for a delicious lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy one of the popular whitewater rafting trips that have made us famous! Choose from a scenic trip down the Lower Pigeon River or an exciting adventure on the rapids of the Upper Pigeon River. You just can’t go wrong by booking this amazing excursion that combines the best two activities in the Smokies!
With so many great things to do in the Great Smoky Mountains, Smoky Mountain Outdoors is your ultimate destination for fun and excitement! Whether you want to hike, kayak, raft or experience all of our activities, reserve your trip today to experience the adventure of a lifetime!