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3 Things to Know About the Smoky Mountain Rafting Off-Season

October 31, 2023

Although we’ve just wrapped another fun season of white water rafting on the Pigeon River, there are still plenty of great things to do in the Smokies throughout the off-season! While you’re eagerly awaiting our spring rafting trips next March, take this time to enjoy some of the other fantastic activities throughout the area! Here are 3 things to know about the Smoky Mountain rafting off-season: Read More

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4 Groups Who Love White Water Rafting in the Smoky Mountains

October 18, 2023

One of the best ways to experience the white water rafting thrills of the Pigeon River is with a group of family or friends! Our rafting trips create unique bonding opportunities as you work together to paddle through the rapids, as well as amazing new memories that you’ll remember for a lifetime! As if that doesn’t sound good enough, groups of 10 people or more can take advantage of our dedicated sales staff and affordable group rates! Here are 4 groups who love white water rafting in the Smoky Mountains: Read More

White water rafting down river

Top 4 Tips for Rafting in the Smoky Mountains During Cool Weather

September 22, 2023

If you are planning a trip to the Smoky Mountains this fall, you’ll be excited to know that we offer white water rafting excursions until mid-October! This is a unique time to experience the Pigeon River as the water flow depends entirely on mother nature. In addition, the pleasant fall temperatures are perfect for outdoor activities with the average highs reaching the low to mid 70s throughout the early part of autumn! If you happen to experience a cooler than average day for rafting, no problem! Here are the top 4 tips for rafting in the Smoky Mountains during cool weather: Read More

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Top 4 Reasons to Join Our Pigeon River Rafting Trips This Fall

September 15, 2023

While fall in the Smoky Mountains welcomes cooler weather and beautiful foliage colors, it also signifies the “final call” for our rafting trips this season. If you’re lucky enough to visit the Smokies this autumn, our Pigeon River rafting trips are still available for booking until mid-October! Don’t miss this chance to join our professional guides as they lead you down the Pigeon River for an unforgettable adventure! Here are the top 4 reasons to join our Pigeon River rafting trips this fall: Read More


Top 4 Reasons the Smoky Mountains Are the Best Place to Go White Water Rafting

August 31, 2023

If you always wanted to experience the thrills of white water rafting, there is no better destination than the Smoky Mountains! We offer a variety of fun rafting trips on the Pigeon River, ranging from scenic float trips that are ideal for families to action-packed excursions through class 3 and 4 rapids! This is your chance to get on the river with our professional guides, enjoy the stunning beauty of the Smokies and experience the adventure of a lifetime! Here are the top 4 reasons why the Smoky Mountains are the best place to go white water rafting: Read More

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Top 4 Reasons Why You’ll Love Visiting the Smoky Mountains in September

August 11, 2023

If you want to enjoy warm days of sunshine without the peak summer crowds, September is a perfect month to visit the Smoky Mountains! This is a delightful time to experience the great outdoors and everything that the Smokies have to offer, including our white water rafting trips on the Pigeon River! Here are the top 4 reasons why you’ll love visiting the Smoky Mountains in September: Read More

Group of people rafting at SMO

4 Reasons You Should Spend Labor Day Weekend Smoky Mountain Rafting

July 31, 2023

If you’re lucky enough to spend Labor Day Weekend in the Smoky Mountains, this is the perfect time to join one of our guided rafting trips! This is an adventure that is fun for the whole family, so celebrate the unofficial end of summer with an action-packed journey down the Pigeon River! Here are the top 4 reasons why you should spend Labor Day Weekend Smoky Mountain rafting: Read More

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Top 3 Reasons a Smoky Mountain Vacation is Better Than a Beach Vacation

July 25, 2023

One of the toughest things about planning a summer vacation is picking a destination! While some folks like to head to the beach, there is truly nothing like a getaway to the Great Smoky Mountains! You’ll find tons of fun things to do in the Smokies, as well as unique lodging options, gorgeous scenery and more! Here are the top 3 reasons why a Smoky Mountain vacation is better than a beach vacation: Read More

Pigeon River in Hartford

3 Things to Know About Hartford TN Weather

June 30, 2023

Our white water rafting season runs from March until October, giving you plenty of opportunity to experience the thrills of the Pigeon River! If you’re trying to decide when to take your trip, keep the weather conditions in mind so that you can plan accordingly! For example, if joining us during the cooler months of the year, you’ll want quick-drying layers and wool or fleece socks to keep your feet warm! Meanwhile, shorts and bathing suits are the norm for the summer! When making your plans, be prepared with these 3 things to know about the Hartford TN weather: Read More

rafting trip in the Smoky Mountains with SMO

3 Reasons Our Smoky Mountain Rafting Trips Are the Perfect Way to Beat the Heat This Summer

June 19, 2023

The awesome thing about a Smoky Mountain vacation is that the temperatures in the area are generally moderate, even during the months of July and August! This is especially true if you’ll be spending any time hiking or sightseeing among the higher elevations in the Smokies! If you do happen to be visiting during a heat wave and are looking for a way to cool off, there is no better option than our thrilling white water rafting adventures! Here are the top 3 reasons why our Smoky Mountain rafting trips are the perfect way to beat the heat this summer: Read More


4 Money-Saving Packages That Combine White Water Rafting With the Best Smoky Mountain Attractions

May 26, 2023

While our white water rafting trips are sure to be the highlight of your Smoky Mountain vacation, we know that you’ll want to see some of the area’s other popular attractions! The awesome news is that we offer several convenient packages that combine our trips with the top destinations in the Smokies, all at a significant discount! Here are 4 money-saving packages that combine white water rafting with the best Smoky Mountain attractions: Read More

group rafting with Smoky Mountain Outdoors on the Pigeon River

Top 4 Ways to Save Money on Your Smoky Mountain Vacation

May 11, 2023

You’ll be pleasantly surprised to know that the Smoky Mountains can be one of the most affordable vacation destinations in the country! Regardless of your budget, you can have an amazing time in the Smokies without spending a fortune. There are plenty of exciting things to do that cost much less than you would think, including our whitewater rafting trips on the Pigeon River! Here are the top 4 ways to save money on your Smoky Mountain vacation: Read More