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Pigeon Forge: Whitewater Rafting Tour in the Smokies

Activity provider: Rafting in the Smokies

Pigeon Forge: Whitewater Rafting Tour in the Smokies

Activity provider: Rafting in the Smokies
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From US$ 52.49 per person

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Discover the beauty of the Pigeon river on this exhilarating whitewater rafting tour from Hartford. Ride over class 3 and 4 rapids safely with high-quality equipment and a trained rafting guide.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Small group
Limited to 7 participants


  • Experience the excitement of riding for 5.5 miles over class 3 and 4 rapids
  • Enjoy a family-friendly trip that is suitable for all rafting skill levels
  • Admire stunning views of the Smoky Mountains as you cruise over the river
  • Feel safe as while rafting with well-maintained gear and a trained guide
  • Relax at the outpost with games, a playground, and a scenic nature trail
Full description

Cruise through the Smoky Mountains on this Pigeon River whitewater rafting adventure. Get up close to nature as you splash your way thorugh exciting rapids that require no previous experience. Get access to a 10-acre island with a nature trail, beanbag toss games, and a playground.

Meet your guide at the tour supplier's outpost and get fitted with your helmet and life jacket. Listen as your guide provides your with a safety briefing to ensure you are confident. Head out to the Pigeon River and embark on your whitewater trip.

Follow your guide through lively rapids with equally engaging nicknames such as Too Late, Vegamatic, Razor Blade, After Shave, and Lost Guide. After your ride, enjoy the amenities at the rafting outpost which has a nature trail, beanbag toss games, and a playground at the water’s edge.

  • Rafting equipment
  • Guide
  • Life jackets and helmets
  • Changing rooms, restroom, and hot showers
  • Storage for your car keys
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • People under 66 lbs (30 kg)

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Meeting point

Meet at the Rafting In the Smokies tour supplier office. From Pigeon Forge, follow Veterans boulevard away from Pigeon Forge and travel until it ends. Turn right onto Dolly Parton Parkway/411, and travel on 411 for about 18 miles until it ends. Turn right on 25/70 and take I-40 east. Travel for 15 miles to exit #447 (Hartford road). Turn left and the Rafting In the Smokies outpost be on your right. It is in a log building with a red tin roof.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Change of clothes
  • Towel

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Bare feet

Know before you go

  • This tour takes place rain or shine
  • Expect big splashes and bumpy waves
  • Life Jackets are adjustable to 56 inches
  • This tour does not require the ability to swim
  • People under 70 lbs are not able to attend this tour
  • You cannot wear Crocs when doing this activity
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 21 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Value for money

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It was a great rafting trip

August 18, 2022

It was a good trip, but we wished it would have been more aggressive.

August 17, 2022

Parish was an awesome guide made it fun for the whole boat the white water

August 7, 2022

Product ID: 415363