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Any day on the river is a good day!

One thing that makes Smoky Mountain Outdoors a great place for whitewater rafting near Gatlinburg is that it’s perfect for anyone age 3 and older. This is the perfect attraction for the whole family to enjoy!

Spring and Fall Trips

Looking for a scenic float trip down the river?

Available March – April and September – October.

Our Spring and Fall trips are some of the best! Since water levels are less predictable this time of year, you may experience level III – IV rapids on your trip or you may experience a leisure trip down the river.

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Upper River Rafting

Smoky Mountain Rafting on the Upper Pigeon River is One Wild Ride!

Available March through October.

Our Upper Pigeon River Rafting trip is one of the most popular rafting trips we offer. This trip is a 6.5 mile trip down the river on class 3 and 4 rapids. It’s a fun and exciting adventure through the Smoky Mountains!

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EXTREME Upper River Rafting

For the most EXTREME whitewater rafters!

Available May through September.

For the most extreme whitewater rafting trip, you can go on this smaller boat adventure. With the smaller boats, your group will hit more rapids to make your ride down the river more exciting!

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Lower Pigeon River Rafting

This is a whitewater rafting adventure the entire family can enjoy!

Available May through September.

If you’re looking for a bit more of a relaxing ride down the river, we’ve got you covered with our Lower Pigeon River rafting tour. Kids love this ride down the river, so it’s an attraction everyone in the family can enjoy. Plus, you’ll see some of the beautiful scenery of the Smoky Mountains along the way!

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Inflatable Kayaking

This kayaking trip is great for beginners or experienced kayakers!

Available May through September.

Take a trip down the river in an inflatable kayak. You’ll be driving yourself along the way, escorted by one of our expert rafting guides! You’ll learn all types of spins, surfing and sliding techniques along the way!

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Combo Packages

Do you want to go rafting and ziplining during your visit?

Available May through September.

With our combo packages, you can experience whitewater rafting and ziplining during your vacation! Take a look at our combo deals and reserve your adventure today!

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