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

May 27, 2021

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:

1. Unique and Fun Activity

If you want to be a little adventurous and try something a bit different with your friends, book one of our rafting excursions on the Pigeon River! Our rafting trips are guaranteed to have your group screaming in delight as you challenge the rapids together! If you can’t decide between our Upper or Lower Pigeon River trips, consider taking our Pigeon River Combo Package that includes both portions of the river! This is your chance to create some unforgettable memories that you will cherish for a lifetime! As a bonus, we capture pictures during your trip that you can purchase from our office and share with your friends!

2. Easy Planning for Groups

people white water raftingAnother one of the top reasons to go rafting in the Smoky Mountains with your friends is because we make it easy to plan a group trip! We know that it can take lots of time and effort to plan the perfect vacation, so rest assured that this will be one of the easiest parts of your trip! We have a dedicated sales team that makes organizing your trip as simple as possible, so don’t hesitate to contact us to plan your excursion! You can also complete our group form to receive your downloadable Group Information Packet if you have at least 10 friends in your group!

3. Fully Guided Trips for Your Safety

When you and your friends go rafting in the Smoky Mountains, your group is always in good hands with our professional guides! Our certified guides are dedicated to providing you with a fun and safe time on the river! It is not even necessary to know how to swim on our excursions as every guest in your party will be issued a type 5, Coast Guard approved personal flotation device. Keep in mind that there are no upper weight restrictions and that our life jackets can accommodate a chest girth of 54 inches.

4. Only a Short Drive From Gatlinburg

gatlinburgIf you are staying in the Gatlinburg area, you will be delighted to know that our white water rafting outfitter is only a short drive from all the action in Gatlinburg! Our Pigeon River outpost is a scenic 45 minute drive north of Gatlinburg, making it easy for a fun day trip where you can still be back in time for dinner! You will certainly have plenty of stories and laughs to share with your friends after your white water rafting adventure!

Check out all of our information about rafting in the Smoky Mountains today to plan the ultimate adventure with your friends! We look forward to seeing you on the river!