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3 Reasons to Go Pigeon Forge Rafting This Spring

January 25, 2016 March 17th, 2020
A happy group of people Pigeon Forge rafting.

After winter is over, there is nothing better than getting out and having an adventure. There is no better place to have an adventure than in the Pigeon Forge area. Pigeon Forge is full of great attractions and things to do, but nothing is more exciting and more Pigeon Forge rafting in the spring and here is why.

1. Rafting Trips for People of All Ages

Maybe, you are bringing kids with you on your Pigeon Forge rafting adventure. Well, luckily we provide rafting trips that are great for all ages. Rafting on the Lower Pigeon River is one of the best attractions in the area for little kids. It is a 5.5-mile trip through the scenic Pigeon River gorge. During your Pigeon River rafting trip, you will run about 50 class 1 and 2 rapids with one class 3 at the end. Water fights and splashing are very popular on the lower Pigeon River. All rafters must be at least 3 years of age and accompanied by an adult to go on this trip. Throughout your scenic trip, you will get to view the trees and flowers beginning to bud around you.

However, if you have older kids or just adults in your group and you A big family Pigeon Forge rafting together.are looking for something a little more exciting, than the Upper Pigeon River is exactly what you need. The Upper Pigeon River is an exciting 6.5-mile Pigeon Forge rafting trip down class 3 and 4 rapids. Our certified guides will navigate your raft the entire trip, sharing their love of splashing through big waves, maneuvering around rocks, and enjoying the beauty of being in the great outdoors. Big waves, big drops and plenty of surfing will assure that you have the time of your life. On your trip, you’ll get to run about 70 rapids ranging from class 1 to class 4. For the Upper Pigeon River each rafter must be at least 8 years of age.

2. Hike & Paddle During Your Trip

During your Pigeon Forge rafting trip, why not experience both land and water in the Pigeon Forge area. You can during one of our Hike & Paddle trips. Our experienced guides will show you some of the best trails in the area. Along your hike you will get to experience tumbling mountain creeks, swimming holes, and old-growth forest offer an enchanting hiking experience for adults and children alike. This package includes a delicious lunch back at the outpost and a rafting adventure down the exciting rapids of the Upper Pigeon or the scenic beauty of the Lower Pigeon making for a fun and thrilling day.

A happy family waving at the camera while Pigeon Forge rafting.3. Up to 7 People in a Raft

No matter how many people are in your group we have a great way to accommodate everyone. Only 7 people are allowed in each raft, which is great for families. But for a big group, we can ensure that everyone in your group will be in a raft with people that they know and that you will be traveling together throughout your trip down the river. To help ensure your large group rafting trip, please make a reservation before hand for our convenience and yours.

Book your Pigeon Forge rafting trip early, to ensure you get to have your very own exciting spring experience.