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

April 22, 2021
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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 4 of our Smoky Mountain white water rafting trips you have to try:

1. Upper River Rafting

Get ready for a wild ride when you venture on our Upper River Rafting trip! Available from March through October, the Upper River Rafting trip is one of our most popular trips. With the help of our experienced guides, raft down the Pigeon River with your friends and family for an unforgettable experience! From March through mid-May, water levels are unpredictable, which means you never know exactly what fun is in store on your trip! Beginning in mid-May, you can experience class 3 and 4 rapids along the 6.5 mile trip. If you’re feeling extra adventurous, try our Extreme Upper River Rafting trip starting in mid-May, which features a smaller raft, making the rapids feel even bigger!

2. Lower Pigeon River Rafting

white water rafting in the smoky mountainsFor families with younger children, try our Lower Pigeon River Rafting trip. Available May through September, the Lower Pigeon River Rafting trip offers a more relaxing ride down the river that everyone can enjoy. Bring the kids along and let them experience their first white water rafting adventure! This calmer ride also allows you to take in the scenic views of the mountains as you float down the Pigeon River. This rafting trip is great for ages 3 and up, and the kids will even have the chance to splash around in the river!!

3. Inflatable Kayaking

Whether you’re an experienced kayaker or it’s your first time on the river, you’ll love our Inflatable Kayaking trip! This trip is also available from May through September and is led by our expert guides. While you’ll be the one paddling, the guides will teach you different types of spins, surfing, and sliding techniques throughout the trip! The freedom that these kayaks give guests makes this one of our most popular Smoky Mountain white water rafting trips!

4. Combo Packages

guy ziplining in Smoky MountainsFor those who want more than just white water rafting, we offer awesome Combo Packages! After you’ve enjoyed your day on the river, try your hand at ziplining! See the Smokies from the river and the air when you book a ziplining trip with us. All guests will save $20 when they reserve this trip with us! Along with your white water trip of choice, enjoy two and half hours of world class ziplines, skybridges, and more!

Whether you’re looking for a wild ride down the Smokies’ rapids or you just want a relaxing kayaking experience with your friends or family, we have the trip for you! Check out all of our Smoky Mountain white water rafting trips and reserve your trip with us today. We look forward to seeing you!