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Top 5 Tips For Pigeon River Rafting With Kids

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Whitewater rafting is one of the most fun and exciting activities to do with your family when you plan a trip to the Smoky Mountains! Of course, the best place to go rafting in the Smoky Mountains is with us! You and your kids will get to experience beautiful mountain views, an exciting excursion, and the possibility of rapids that will provide you with an unforgettable rafting experience. To make the rafting experience better for your whole family, check out these top 5 tips for Pigeon River rafting with kids: Read More

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5 Things You’ll Love About Our Upper Pigeon River Rafting Trip

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White water rafting is a great way to spend a day of your next vacation in the Smoky Mountains! This is the perfect activity for people of all ages, and you don’t even have to be experienced to head out on the water! We have a few different trips for you to choose from, and one of the most popular is our upper Pigeon River rafting trip. You may be wondering what you will enjoy about this particular adventure, so we want to share 5 things you will love about our upper Pigeon River rafting trip with you:
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4 Perks of Going White Water Rafting Near Gatlinburg in the Spring

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Are you already thinking about your spring break trip or you are just wanting to visit the Smoky Mountains during this time of year? There’s no better time to visit the Smokies than in the spring when the weather starts warming up, wildlife is emerging, and flowers are blooming! If you’re trying to decide what you will do while you’re in town, you should definitely add rafting to your list! Learn about these 4 perks of going white water rafting near Gatlinburg in the spring: Read More

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Top 3 Reasons Why Our Guests Love the Photos of Their Smoky Mountain Rafting Adventure

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The only thing better than joining one of our white water rafting trips is taking home a photo of your group challenging the rapids! There is no need to worry about bringing your own camera, as we take pictures of your adventure that you can purchase from our office! This is the perfect way to remember your action packed time in the Smokies with your family and friends! Here are the top 3 reasons why our guests love the photos of their Smoky Mountain rafting adventure: Read More

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4 Reasons You Should Come Rafting Before Your Wedding in the Smoky Mountains

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The Great Smoky Mountains are one of the most beautiful locations for a destination wedding in the country! With winding rivers and valleys to gorgeous mountain peaks, you are guaranteed a breathtaking ceremony when you decide to spend your special day in the Smokies. If you’re wondering what to do before the wedding, you should bring your whole group whitewater rafting on the Pigeon River! Here are 4 reasons why you should come rafting before your wedding in the Smoky Mountains: Read More

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Top 4 Reasons to Go Rafting in the Smoky Mountains with Friends

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If you are planning a getaway to the Smokies and looking for an exciting activity to do with a group of friends, join us for an adventure on the Pigeon River! We have several fun trips that are perfect for groups, ranging from scenic float trips on the lower river to action packed trips through class 3 and 4 rapids on the upper river! Here are the top 4 reasons to go rafting in the Smoky Mountains with friends: Read More

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Pigeon River Most Popular Rafting River in the United States

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The Pigeon River, located in Cocke County, Tennessee within a short drive of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville is the most rafted river in America according to year-end numbers from the 2020 season.  Traditionally, river-use data reported by the America Outdoors Association has ranked Tennessee’s Ocoee River the #1 most rafted river, followed by Colorado’s #2 Arkansas River, then the #3 Pigeon River. The last published America Outdoors Association river use report reflected 2017 numbers. Read More

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4 Reasons Why Spring is an Exciting Time to Experience White Water Rafting Near Gatlinburg

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If you are planning a spring vacation to Gatlinburg, you will be thrilled to know that this is one of the best times of year to join us for a white water rafting adventure! As a bonus, we are the closest rafting operator to the Gatlinburg area, and you can easily plan a half day trip with your family and friends! Here are the top 4 reasons why spring is an exciting time to experience white water rafting near Gatlinburg: Read More

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Top 5 Reasons to Join Us for Rafting in the Smoky Mountains on Your Vacation

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When it comes to an action packed vacation in the Smoky Mountains, you won’t find anything more thrilling than our white water rafting excursions on the Pigeon River! This is your chance to get outdoors among the beauty of the mountains and shoot the rapids with your family and friends, so don’t miss this incredible opportunity! Here are the top 5 reasons to join us for rafting in the Smoky Mountains on your vacation: Read More

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Top 4 Reasons to Look Forward to Spring in the Smoky Mountains

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While the winter months often seem like they drag on forever, this just gives you time to anticipate the excitement of spring in the Smoky Mountains! While it may be hard to believe, this magical time of year is just around the corner, and you won’t want to miss all of the wonderful things that the Smokies have to offer during the spring months. Here are the top 4 reasons to look forward to spring in the Smoky Mountains: Read More