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Top 4 Ways to Prepare for Rafting in the Smoky Mountains This Fall

Autumn in the Smokies not only means gorgeous weather and breathtaking fall foliage, but it’s the final call for white water rafting of the season! This is actually one of the most exciting times of the year to join us on the Pigeon River, as the water levels are dependent upon the natural conditions! Since the water level is variable and unpredictable, you may experience everything from a leisurely trip down the river to the wildest rapids of the season! Here are the top 4 ways to prepare for rafting in the Smoky Mountains this fall: Read More

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Top 4 Things to Know About Experiencing Fall Foliage in the Smoky Mountains

One of the reasons why the Smoky Mountains are such a popular destination during the fall season is because of the spectacular fall foliage! This is the magical time of year when the trees transform from green into a vibrant display of orange, red, and yellow colors, and there is nothing like the sight of the mountains as these magnificent colors spread through the Smokies! Here are the top 4 things to know about experiencing fall foliage in the Smoky Mountains: Read More

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5 Advantages of a Gatlinburg White Water Rafting and Zipline Combo

If you’re looking for some extreme fun while visiting the Gatlinburg area, purchasing in a Gatlinburg white water rafting and zipline combo is the perfect attraction for you. Race through the trees and see amazing views of the mountains when you zipline, then enjoy rushing down the Pigeon River in a raft! Look at these 5 advantages of a Gatlinburg white water rafting and zipline combo: Read More

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Top 4 Things to Do in the Smoky Mountains After a Day of Whitewater Rafting

After joining us for an action packed day of whitewater rafting, you might be wondering what else there is to do in the area before heading back home from your vacation! The awesome news is that our rafting outpost is just a short drive away from plenty of fun activities! Here are the top 4 things to do in the Smoky Mountains after a day of whitewater rafting: Read More

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4 Reasons Smoky Mountain Rafting Is the Perfect Activity for First-Time Visitors

If you have never been to the Smokies before, you may not know what to expect. One of the main draws to the area is the amazing natural scenery, so you will want to spend as much time outside as possible. White water rafting is the perfect outdoor activity for your entire family because it offers stunning scenery and an exciting adventure. Here are 4 reasons Smoky Mountain rafting is the perfect activity for first-time visitors: Read More

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Top 4 Reasons to Plan a Vacation to the Smoky Mountains in the Summer

While the Smoky Mountains are a fabulous destination any time of year, there is just something extra special about the summer months! This is a delightful time to experience everything that mother nature has to offer, ranging from beautiful scenery throughout the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to the thrilling rapids along on our rafting trips! Here are the top 4 reasons to plan a vacation to the Smoky Mountains in the summer: Read More

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5 Reasons Why Groups Love Our Smoky Mountain Rafting Trips

During the warmer months, white water rafting is not only a great way to beat the heat, but it’s also a fun activity for everyone in your group! From the thrills of class 3 and 4 rapids to a smooth ride down the Pigeon River, there’s an experience for everyone to enjoy. Here are 5 reasons why your group will love our Smoky Mountain rafting trips: Read More

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Smoky Mountain Outdoors Announces New Partnership with the Safe Passage Project

For those who don’t know, wildlife found in the Smokies are born with the instinct to follow the same geographical path as the relatives who have come before them. They do so in search of many different things, including food, mates, and territory. The problem is that humans have made natural migration more difficult by dividing their pathways with roads and infrastructure. In an effort to bring awareness to this issue, we have recently partnered with the Safe Passage project: Read More

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Top 5 Reasons Why Our Smoky Mountain Rafting Trips are an Amazing Value

Our whitewater rafting trips are not only action packed adventures, but an excellent value that is easy on your budget! You’ll be pleasantly surprised to find that our excursions are incredibly affordable, so bring the whole family along for the highlight of your Smoky Mountain vacation! For less than half the price of a day at an amusement park, you’ll experience the thrills of a lifetime! Here are the top 5 reasons why our Smoky Mountain rafting trips are an amazing value: Read More

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5 Things You’ll Love About Lower River Rafting in the Smoky Mountains

Are you looking for a fun outdoor activity to enjoy this summer when you visit the Smokies? Come rafting with us at Smoky Mountain Outdoors Rafting! Our Lower River Trip is the perfect adventure for families — especially families with kids. To help you learn more about this trip, we’ve made a list of the top 5 things you’ll love about lower river rafting in the Smoky Mountains: Read More

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3 Unique Things to Do in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

If you’ve been to the Great Smoky Mountains before, you’ve probably tried all of the most popular activities, from driving through Cades Cove to having a picnic by the river. While these are always fun things to do, you may be looking for something a little different for your next trip. Here are 3 unique things to do in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park you’ll want to experience on your next vacation: Read More