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April 16th, 2020
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4 Things That Will Make You Want to Book Your Trip for Rafting in the Smoky Mountains Today

July 19, 2019 April 16th, 2020

If you always thought about going white water rafting in the Smokies, now is the time to book your trip! Our rafting trips are a fun adventure that the entire family can enjoy and are perfect for anyone 3 years and older! All of our trips are fully guided and every guest is issued a Coast Guard approved personal flotation device so you don’t even need to know how to swim! Here are the top 4 things that will make you want to book your trip for rafting in the Smoky Mountains today:

1. Seeing How Much Fun Our Guests Have

Laughing young girl on whitewater raftOne of the top things that will make you want to book your trip for rafting in the Smoky Mountains today is the photos of guests having fun! You will see guests of all ages having a blast on the river, ranging from young children to adults of all ages! You can also learn about guest experiences first hand by reading the excellent reviews of our rafting company! We feel that our reputation speaks for itself based on the positive feedback from thousands of guests on TripAdvisor and other popular review sites. It is no wonder why we see so many guests returning year after year to join us for another adventure of rafting in the Smoky Mountains!

2. Knowing Our Reputation for Safety

We have an excellent reputation for safety, and it is always our top priority! All of our guides have completed a training program with a minimum of 15 to 20 trips down the river, and each guide is fully certified in Standard First Aid. In addition, there is a waterproof first aid kit on every trip down the river. When you arrive for your day of white water rafting in the Smoky Mountains, our staff will provide a 20-minute safety talk to prepare you for a fun and safe experience on the river.

3. Seeing Our Variety of Trips

Rafting near Gatlinburg TnWe are pleased to offer a variety of white water rafting trips so that you can choose the one that is perfect for you and your family! Our Lower River Rafting trip is a scenic 5.5 mile float trip through the Pigeon River gorge that appeals to people of all ages! You will find that water fights and splashing are very popular on this excursion! If you are looking for something with a little more speed, check out our Upper River Rafting trip where you will enjoy a thrilling 6.5 mile ride down class 3 and 4 rapids! This is your chance to go rafting in the Smoky Mountains with a certified guide who will navigate the raft as you splash through waves, maneuver around rocks and experience about 70 rapids ranging from class 1 to class 4! We offer other trips too, ranging from our Extreme Upper River Rafting trip to Combo Packages, so pick one or try them all!

4. Knowing We’ve Won a Travelers’ Choice Award

You don’t want to miss your chance to try an award-winning experience on your vacation! We are honored to have been given a 2019 Travelers’ Choice Award from TripAdvisor. Our Upper Pigeon River Rafting Trip was named a Top 10 Experience in the United States! This trip is the longest one down the Pigeon River — 1.5 miles longer than any other trip. You’ll definitely want to see for yourself how fun this trip is when you visit the Smoky Mountains!

Now that you are ready to go rafting in the Smoky Mountains, check out all of our white water rafting trips to plan your adventure! We look forward to seeing you soon at Smoky Mountain Outdoors!