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May 31st, 2023
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4 Things that Make Smoky Mountain Outdoors the Best White Water Rafting in the Smokies

February 1, 2017 May 31st, 2023

If you’ve been looking for an awesome rafting experience, look no further than Smoky Mountain Outdoors. We offer fun but gentle tours for kids, exciting and fast paced tours for the more adventurous and everything in between, so no matter who you’re traveling with, we guarantee to have something fun for everyone! Here are 4 things that make Smoky Mountain Outdoors the best rafting in the Smokies:

1. Options for Little Kids

Our Lower Pigeon River Tour is our fun but calm option for the little kids in your group. We know it can be hard to find an activity that is fun for kids, teenagers and adults alike, and that’s why we have several different tour options to suit your group’s needs. On the Lower tour, you’ll float 5.5 miles down the river, enjoying the Smoky Mountain scenery around you. There’s lots of opportunities for splashing and water fights, which the kids always love! This tour lasts around an hour and a half, which is a good length of time to keep the kids’ attention, and all children need to be 3 or older and accompanied by an adult.

2. Options for Thrill SeekersAn extreme Gatlinburg TN river rafting trip with Smoky Mountain Outdoors.

If the Lower tour sounds too relaxed for you, don’t worry! Our Upper Pigeon River Extreme Tour is designed for the adrenaline lovers and thrill seekers among you! This smaller boat is only big enough to hold you and 2 friends plus your tour guide, and it’s small size makes it easier to hit all the craziest rapids and ride the biggest waves. An ability to swim is a must for this tour, and we recommend having some rafting experience under your belt, too. Having this exciting options is one of the reasons why we are the best white water rafting in the Smokies!

3. Discounts and Package Options

If you want to see and do as much as possible during your time in the Smokies, we have lots of great discounted attraction tickets and vacation package options for you to choose from. You don’t get to vacation often, so you might as well make the most of your time!

Our discount attractions packages include combo deals for fun dinner shows like the Dixie Stampede and Lumberjack Adventure! That way you can spend the day riding the rapids and soaking up some sun and then head to town for a delicious meal and an entertaining night of theater!

Our Smoky Mountain outdoor package includes a day of whitewater rafting as well as a scenic canopy tour at Climbworks. This tour features 9 ziplines, 3 sky bridges, a 4-wheeler excursion and an surprise ending! This package will ensure that you see the sights as well as have an unforgettable adventure!

A large family going Gatlinburg rafting.4. We Offer Group Trips

If you’re looking for a fun way to spend a day with a group of friends, the kids from the church youth group or even some extended family members, we’re the perfect group activity! Spending the day experiencing something new with family or friends is a great way to bond, reconnect and even gain a little trust! You’ll make memories to last a lifetime and have a blast enjoying nature’s waterpark!

For the best white water rafting in the Smokies, be sure to book your tour with Smoky Mountain Outdoors! We’ve got something fun for everyone!