Hiking is one of the most popular outdoor activities in the Smoky Mountains. There’s plenty of trails where you can see wildflowers lining the trails in the spring or amazing mountain views once you reach the top. For something that’s jus
March – October
Enjoy a fun and exciting 6.5 mile trip down the river on class 3 and 4 rapids.
May – September
Experience a scenic 5.5 mile trip on the river that’s perfect for families.
Treat yourself to an unforgettable experience at Smoky Mountain Outdoors (SMO) with one of our many white water rafting adventures in Tennessee. We’ve been setting the bar high for whitewater rafting service, safety and fun since 1993.
Experience whitewater rafting in Tennessee and be assured of an exciting adventure as you romp through some of our class III and class IV rapids this rafting season!
Smoky Mountain Outdoors is conveniently located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, on the Pigeon River. Smoky Mountain Outdoors is a quick drive from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge and offers breathtaking scenery with exciting whitewater rafting thrills for the whole family.
The guide we had was amazing. The whole process was very organized. Everyone was extremely nice, knowledgeable, and you could tell they loved their job of making people have a blast – via TripAdvisor
During your visit to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, why not enjoy one of the most exciting attractions in the Great Smoky Mountains?
All Tennessee rafting trips include an experienced guide in every raft to keep your adventure safe and enjoyable.
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