Hours / Directions

Our Address:

3630 Hartford Road
Hartford, Tennessee 37753

From Gatlinburg

Go to traffic light #3 in Gatlinburg and take Highway 321 N/East Parkway. Follow 321 N all the way to stop sign. (approximately 15 miles). Take a left to continue on 321 (GPS may direct you to turn RIGHT but DO NOT turn right at stop). Go approximately 1 mile to the Foothills Parkway. Turn right onto Foothills Parkway until you get to I-40. Take I-40 E and exit at the first Exit  #447, (Hartford Road) Take a left at the first stop sign then straight through the second stop sign. River Rat Whitewater is just up on your left in the old Hartford School building.

From Pigeon Forge

Turn right onto Dolly Parton Parkway/411, travel on 411 for approx. 18 miles until it ends. Turn right on 25/70 and take I-40 East. Travel approx. 15 miles to Exit #447 (Hartford Road) Take a left at the first stop sign then straight through the second stop sign. River Rat Whitewater is just up on your left in the old Hartford School building.

From Knoxville

Take I-40 E to Exit #447 (Hartford Road) Take a left at the first stop sign then straight through the second stop sign. River Rat Whitewater is just up on your left in the old Hartford School building.

From Asheville

Take I-40 W to second exit in Tennessee, Exit #447 (Hartford Road) Take a left at bottom of exit  and then left at stop sign. River Rat Whitewater is just up on your left in the old Hartford School building.

From Foxfire Mountain

Head south on Thomas Ln toward Richardson Cove Rd.

Continue onto Pearl Valley Rd, then turn right onto TN-339 E. Next turn right onto TN-32 S/TN-73 W/US-321 S.  Turn at the first Left, Foothills Parkway.  Exit Foothills Parkway to I-40 East, Asheville.  Take the first exit, Exit 447, Hartford Rd.  Turn Left off of exit ramp.  Continue straight through the 3-way Stop.  In approximately 1/4 mile, River Rat Whitewater will be on the left .

Whitewater Rafting Hours
Reservation Required

PRE-SEASON MARCH – APRIL
Call or check reservations for available trip times

MAY – AFTERNOON WATER RELEASE
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

MEMORIAL DAY – LABOR DAY
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturdays

Non-release trips are available. Please call or check reservations for alternate trip times.
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