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May 31st, 2023
Whitewater rafting in the Smoky Mountains

5 Reasons to Go Rafting in the Smoky Mountains on Your Spring Break Trip

March 6, 2018 May 31st, 2023

Spring is the perfect time to go rafting in the Smoky Mountains. There will be beautiful scenery and an unforgettable whitewater rafting adventure — what could be better than that? If you haven’t made your plans for spring break yet, now is the time. Plan a rafting trip with Smoky Mountain Outdoors! Here are 5 reasons to go rafting in the Smoky Mountains on your spring break trip:

1. Focus on Having Fun

Extreme rafting with Smoky Mountain OutdoorsWhen you go whitewater rafting in the Smoky Mountains, you’re in for an incredible adventure. You’ll be able to escape to the beautiful mountains and forget about all the stresses of everyday life. At Smoky Mountain Outdoors, we want you to be able to focus on having fun. That’s why we have experienced guides who accompany you on your rafting trip. Your guide will make sure everything is safe so all you have to focus on is having a good time!

2. Memorable Trip Down the River

When you go rafting with Smoky Mountain Outdoors, you’re guaranteed a memorable experience. In the spring, we offer special trips for our guests. Since Mother Nature is in charge, your rafting trip can be unpredictable — which makes it even more exciting! Enjoy the fun of not knowing what to expect on your trip down the river. What you can expect, however, is an amazing time! Nothing compares to the beautiful scenery you’ll have the chance to see on your rafting trip during the spring. You’ll have a gorgeous view of the mountains and wildflowers that’s like something you’ve never seen before! To help make sure you have the best time on your rafting trip, we recommend wearing insulating layers of synthetic clothing if the weather is cooler, and we’ll also provide splash gear to help keep you warmer and drier!

3. Eat a Riverside Lunch

You’re sure to work up an appetite on your rafting adventure. We have a fantastic riverside pavilion for our guests to relax and enjoy a snack or meal! Pack a basket filled with all your favorite treats and enjoy a delicious picnic with your group in the great outdoors!

4. Discount Attraction Packages

Another reason to go rafting in the Smoky Mountains on your spring break trip is the discount attraction packages we offer. We’re close to both Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, so you’ll be able to enjoy all the excitement the area has to offer after spending the day outdoors. You can save money on popular attractions such as Dollywood, Ripley’s Aquarium, Outdoor Gravity Park and more! Make your spring break even better when you explore all the exciting things to do in the Smoky Mountains.

5. Near Pigeon River Campground

A tent campsite at Pigeon River Campground in the Smoky Mountains.Another reason to go rafting in the Smoky Mountains on your spring break trip is because Smoky Mountain Outdoors is close to Pigeon River Campground! Make the most of your experience in the Smoky Mountains by spending your night underneath the stars. Breathe in the fresh mountain air as you relax with your friends and family and make dinner on the outdoor grill. Pigeon River Campground has incredible amenities like guest laundry, a general store and outdoor activities such as horseshoes, volleyball and cornhole. What’s better than a spring vacation spent in the great outdoors?

You’ll have an unforgettable experience when you go rafting in the Smoky Mountains. Browse our whitewater rafting packages and start planning your spring vacation!