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August 17th, 2021
A young woman on a Smoky Mountain kayaking trip.

Top Reasons to Join Us for a Smoky Mountain Kayaking Adventure

August 27, 2017 August 17th, 2021

We no longer offer inflatable kayaking trips.

It is well known that Smoky Mountain Outdoors provides the best whitewater rafting excursions for anyone traveling to the Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge areas. However, did you know that we also offer lower river kayaking trips? This is a unique and fun way to explore the Lower Pigeon River while having the comfort of a guide with you at all times! Check out these top 4 reasons why you should join us for a Smoky Mountain kayaking adventure:

1. Adrenaline Rush on the River

For some, there is no better way to experience the river than by kayaking! Imagine a trip through the scenic Smoky Mountains as you splash through rapids in a day full of excitement. This is sure to be a highlight of your vacation to the Smokies and something that you will be talking about for years to come! After joining us for a kayaking adventure, we would love to see you back again for another kayaking excursion or one of our whitewater rafting trips!

2. Kayaks Designed for Maximum Performance

Woman kayakingOur inflatable kayaks have been designed for maximum performance and provide excellent comfort as well as enhanced stability. They handle rapids well and are perfect for our kayaking trips on the Lower Pigeon River! This means that you can head out on the river with full confidence knowing that our kayaks are in top condition with your fun and safety in mind. Our goal is to provide you with a comfortable and safe trip while you are having a blast riding down the river! Click here to learn more about kayaking in the Smoky Mountains.

3. Fun for Beginners and Experts

Whether you have never been in a kayak or have handled dozens of trips down the river, the kayaking adventures with Smoky Mountain Outdoors are great for both beginners and experts! Our boats are designed to be handled by experienced and novice kayakers, so don’t worry if you are new to this type of adventure. There is no need to worry as all of our trips are guided so you will have someone to escort you down the river and offer paddling tips. You will also be taught different ways to play in the rapids, including such fun tricks as spinning and surfing. Once you give kayaking a try, we are absolutely sure that you will love it! Kayaking near Gatlinburg is one of the top things to do in the area!

4. Safety is Our Top Priority

Equipment for white water rafting in Gatlinburg TnIf you are hesitant to join us on a kayaking excursion due to concerns about safety on the river, we are here to put your mind at ease! Safety is the top goal at Smoky Mountain Outdoors and we strive to set our safety standards at the highest level possible for all of our trips. You can also rest assured that your guides are professionals who have been put through a rigorous training program. Our high standards have made our reputation for safety one of the highest in the southeast!

Join us for a Smoky Mountain kayaking adventure today and reserve your trip on the river! We look forward to seeing you soon at Smoky Mountain Outdoors!