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May 31st, 2023
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7 Reasons to Go White Water Rafting in Gatlinburg for Your Birthday Party

December 16, 2014 May 31st, 2023

If you’re searching for a unique and exciting way to celebrate your birthday, look no further than white water rafting in Gatlinburg! We have put together seven reasons why you should have your birthday party at Smoky Mountain Outdoors:

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1. Excellent Group Rates

Invite all of your friends out for your birthday party at Smoky Mountain Outdoors because we offer excellent group rates for parties of 10 people or more! Smoky Mountain Outdoors makes it easy to organize your birthday party as we have a friendly staff that is dedicated to creating the perfect event. To receive a downloadable Group Information Packet, fill out the form on our White Water Rafting Group Information page.

2. Fun for All Ages

Our Gatlinburg white water rafting adventures are perfect for birthday party guests of all ages! Children 3 years and older can enjoy our Lower Pigeon trip, a 5 and ½  mile journey through approximately 50 class 1 and 2 rapids. Kids who are a minimum of 8 years old or 70 pounds can participate in our Upper Pigeon trip, an exciting 6 and ½ mile trip down class 3 and 4 rapids with plenty of big drops, huge waves, and surfing. With these great options, no one will have to sit on the sidelines when they attend a party at Smoky Mountain Outdoors.

3. Create Amazing MemoriesWhite water rafting with lots of splashing

A white water rafting birthday party at Smoky Mountain Outdoors is guaranteed to create some amazing memories for your family and friends. Imagine hearing “Happy Birthday To You” as you conquer the rapids! Everyone in your party will always remember their unforgettable day of white water rafting through the scenic Great Smoky Mountains.

4. No Experience Required

There is absolutely no prior experience necessary for our Gatlinburg white water rafting adventures, so everyone attending your birthday party can feel perfectly comfortable on our trips. It is also not necessary to know how to swim to enjoy our trips, because each guest is issued a Coast Guard approved personal flotation device.

5. Completely Safe Activity

Each of our trips is led by guides certified in Standard First Aid who have completed our rigorous training program of at least 15 to 20 trips down the river. In addition, prior to your trip, everyone in your party will be given a 20 minute safety briefing. Smoky Mountain Outdoors has the highest standards for safety in the Southeast. After all, we want you and your guests to feel as safe as possible so that you can concentrate on enjoying your birthday party!

6. Convenient Location

Our Pigeon River Outpost is situated approximately 45 minutes north of Gatlinburg, making it the closest white water rafting to the Smoky Mountain area. Whether you’re staying in Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, or Gatlinburg, Smoky Mountain Outdoors is a convenient spot to host your birthday party. Why not make a weekend out of it and stay at one of the thousands of lodging options available in the area?

Smiling group of people white water rafting7. Plenty of Times Available

Smoky Mountain Outdoors has many times available to schedule your birthday trip down the Pigeon River! From Memorial Day to Labor Day, we have white water rafting trips on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays that depart every 30 minutes from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Our spring and fall availability is dependent upon the local rainfall amounts, so contact us for the most up to date information during these seasons.

Guests can save big when they make their birthday party reservations well in advance. To book your rafting trip for 2015, visit the Smoky Mountain Outdoors Reservation page today!