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3 of Our Smoky Mountain White Water Rafting Trips You Have to Try

White Water Rafting in the Smoky Mountains

For all the adventurers visiting the Smokies, don’t miss out on the unforgettable experience of white water rafting on America’s most popular river! We offer white water rafting trips for all ages and experience levels, so everyone in your family can enjoy the beauty of the Smokies from the water. Here are 3 of our Smoky Mountain white water rafting trips you have to try: 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

Smoky Mountain Rafting

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

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Top 5 Things to Do in Gatlinburg in January

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Are you planning on being in town during January? You’re probably wondering about things to do in Gatlinburg and what you should try. There are so many fun experiences you can have, from skiing to trying delicious new food. Here are the top 5 things to do in Gatlinburg in January: Read More

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Top 4 Reasons Why the Pigeon River is Perfect for White Water Rafting in the Smoky Mountains

White Water Rafting in the Smoky Mountains

Whether you are joining us for a thrilling raft trip down class 3 and 4 rapids of the Upper Pigeon River or a more leisurely float trip on the Lower Pigeon River, you will love your experience on this unique waterway! Pigeon River offers some of the best rafting experiences in the Smokies. Here are the top 4 reasons why the Pigeon River is perfect for white water rafting in the Smoky Mountains: Read More

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4 Reasons to Make Your Spring Plans for Smoky Mountain Rafting During the Winter

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While the chilly months of winter may have you dreaming about getting back outside in warmer weather, the spring will be here before you know it! This is the ideal time to plan a whitewater rafting adventure with SMO Rafting and take advantage of the many benefits of booking your trip early! Here are the top 4 reasons to make your spring plans for Smoky Mountain rafting during the winter: Read More