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Top 4 Reasons Why Thrill Seekers Love Our Smoky Mountain White Water Rafting Trips

May 13, 2021
people rafting on the river

If you are a thrill seeker searching for the best action-packed adventure in the Smokies, you won’t want to miss out on one of our white water rafting excursions! Our rafting trips are sure to get your adrenaline pumping as you experience drops and splash through waves, all with a professional guide who will lead you down the river! Here are the top 4 reasons why thrill seekers love our Smoky Mountain white water rafting trips:

1. True Sense of Adventure

A happy family going river rafting near Gatlinburg TN.Our Smoky Mountain white water rafting trips offer a true sense of adventure, as no two trips are ever the same! It is no wonder why we see so many guests return year after year to join us on the river! Although we offer both Upper River and Lower River rafting trips, consider our Pigeon River Combo Package that includes both sections of the river, which allows you to encounter everything from a scenic float to class III and IV rapids! Don’t be surprised if you get hooked too and want to join us every year for a new experience!

2. Extreme Option Available

Another reason why thrill seekers love our excursions is because there is an Extreme Upper River Rafting option available! This trip runs from May through September and features a smaller boat with a maximum of three rafters and a guide. The smaller size of the raft makes the trip more thrilling than ever as you push the limits, hit the big rapids, and surf through all of the best waves! Keep in mind that guests on our Extreme Upper River Rafting trip must be at least 12 years old, know how to swim, and have previous rafting experience.

3. Takes You Outside Your Comfort Zone

A group of people enjoying Smoky Mountain whitewater rafting.One of the main reasons why whitewater rafting is thrilling in the first place is because it takes you outside of your comfort zone! While roller coasters, ziplines, and other attractions may offer controlled thrills, whitewater rafting offers a unique opportunity to challenge the forces of mother nature! When you join our Upper River Rafting trip, you will encounter approximately 70 rapids ranging from class I to IV.

4. Fully Guided Trips

The great thing about our Smoky Mountain white water rafting trips is that they provide maximum thrills with your safety in mind! All of our rafting trips have certified guides who will navigate your raft during the entire trip, so you are always in good hands! You don’t even have to know how to swim to join the Upper and Lower River trips because each guest is issued a type 5, Coast Guard approved personal flotation device. This lifejacket is designed to give you all of the flotation necessary on the river!

Thrill seekers definitely won’t want to miss out on our white water rafting trips! Check out all of the information about our Smoky Mountain white water rafting trips today to plan the ultimate adventure in the Smokies! We look forward to seeing you soon!