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Lower Pigeon River Rafting

Looking for a scenic float trip or have children younger than 8?

Lower Pigeon River RaftingRafting on the lower Pigeon River is one of the best Attractions in Gatlinburg TN for little kids. It's a 5 1/2 mile trip through the scenic Pigeon River gorge. This adventure begins at the outpost and ends at the Denton Bridge. From there we bus you back up to the outpost. During your Pigeon River rafting trip you will run about 50 class 1 and 2 rapids with one class 3 at the end. Water fights and splashing are very popular on the lower Pigeon River. Kids absolutely love it, along with mom and dad. So if you're looking for something with a little less speed, this rafting trip on the Pigeon River is for you. Trips Go Rain or Shine!


Book online now & save $12! (not valid with other discounts or promotions.)

May 23 - September 6 - $38.95 $26.95 + $2 county river fee and tax
Children under 8 - $34.95 $22.95 + $2 county river fee and tax
*Best Value! 5:30 Trip - All ages - $34.95 $22.95 + $2 county river fee and tax

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  • All rafters must be at least 3 years of age and accompanied by an adult.

Trip Format:

  • Arrive at outpost 1 hour prior to trip time
  • Gear up and safety talk at the outpost
  • Trip begins at the outpost
  • Up to 7 people + the guide per raft
  • Raft down the Lower Pigeon (1-1.5 hours on the river)
  • 10-minute bus ride back to the outpost

Trip Times:

  • Reservations are strongly recommended.
  • May 23 September 6: Guaranteed water releases. Rafting trips Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 1:30pm to 5:30pm.

What to Bring:

Summer: Swimsuits and shorts work best. Secure shoes with a heel-strap are required (tennis shoes, water shoes, sport sandals with a heel-strap). Bare feet and flip-flops are not allowed. Don't forget to bring a change of clothes and a towel.

Book your Smoky Mountain white water rafting trip