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March 28th, 2023
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How to Prepare to Go White Water Rafting in Gatlinburg

January 3, 2014 March 28th, 2023

group river white water rafting in red raft all smilingIf you’re planning a vacation in the Smokies, adventure is sure to be part of the itinerary. There are tons of exciting things to do in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, and white water rafting is a great attraction. Preparing for this adrenaline-filled and wet activity is as simple as knowing what to expect with Smoky Mountain Outdoors.

Preparing to go white water rafting in Gatlinburg is easy because all you need to bring to be prepared is yourself. Our trained guides have required safety classes, so they know how to prevent injury and keep everyone safe in the whitewater. Each guide is required to take 15 to 20 trips down the river to even qualify as a leader.

Once your group arrives, you’ll be fitted for lifejackets and helmets and will then be guided through a 20 minute safety talk. Following the safety meeting, your guide will teach you how to paddle and navigate the raft.

Preparing to go white water rafting in Gatlinburg with Smoky Mountain Outdoors is simple because we’ll prepare you when you arrive. There’s no need for skill or training because we’ve worked hard to make sure this can be an enjoyable, exciting and safe experience for your family.

Things to bring along to make the trip easier are shoes with a good tread and clothes to change into after the trip. Don’t bring along anything you wouldn’t want to get wet or lost, including smartphones or jewelry.

To plan a unique vacation, Smoky Mountain Outdoors’ white water rafting in Gatlinburg is as exciting and fun as it gets. You’re guaranteed to learn and enjoy, and don’t forget you’ll definitely get wet. We’ll begin taking trips again in March, but, by reserving early, you can save!. Call us today at 865-430-3838 to reserve your spring trip.