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White Water Rafting for Kids of All Ages

December 2, 2013 March 15th, 2020
group of kids white water rafting in Gatlinburg

Enjoy frothy waves and contagious laughter as you travel down the Pigeon River white water rafting and building memories your loved ones will cherish. Many families with small children wonder whether they can participate because of the rapids, but, here at Smoky Mountain Outdoors, you have no reason to wonder because we have safe options for all ages. You can take your vacation to the next level and experience Gatlinburg white water rafting for kids like never before!

For families with small children, there are rafting options available so everyone can enjoy this wet and wild sport. Lower Pigeon River Rafting is one of the best adventures for kids in Gatlinburg. This 5.5 mile trip combines a majority of Class 1 and 2 rapids. These rapids have small waves, and there are few obstacles. This option is available to children as young as 3 with an adult. Make sure to pack extra clothes because splashing and water fights are popular on this adventure!

For older kids, Upper Pigeon River Rafting is available to anyone ages 8 years and up or 70 pounds and up. This trip is 6.5 miles down Class 3 and 4 rapids in the Pigeon River. For around 2 hours, our certified guides will lead you down an exhilarating trip. Having received more than 3,750 5-star reviews on TripAdvisor, we have a proven record of safety and promise to take care of your precious cargo.

White water rafting is a great rainy day activity because you’ll get wet white water rafting no matter what! We have a variety of rafting trips, so you can easily find the right one for your family.

White Water Rafting with Smoky Mountain Outdoors begins rafting again on March 1. By planning in advance, families with a tight budget or timeline will be able to save money and have everything reserved. Book your trip now and get great deals on Gatlinburg white water rafting for kids next rafting season.