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TUBING IN TOWNSEND, TENNESSEE

LOCATED NEAR PIGEON FORGE & GATLINBURG, TENNESSEE

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WHITEWATER RAFTING IN HARTFORD, TENNESSEE

LOCATED NEAR PIGEON FORGE & GATLINBURG, TENNESSEE

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WHERE WE ADVENTURE

2 GREAT LOCATIONS IN THE SMOKIES

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TOWNSEND, TN

Our Tubing Outposts are located in Townsend, TN - also known as ``The Peaceful Side of the Smokies``. This beautiful, historic mountain community is home to Cades Cove, Foothills Parkway, and one of the Great Smoky Mountain NP's entrances. Townsend is located just 15mi. from Pigeon Forge and 25mi. from Gatlinburg.

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HARTFORD, TN

Our Whitewater Outpost is located in Hartford, TN - also known as the “Gateway to the Smokies”. Hartford is one of the most popular whitewater rafting destinations in the country, is near two main Great Smoky Mountain NP entrances, has some of TN’s most stunning mountain scenery, and offers the closest whitewater adventures to both Gatlinburg (25mi.) and Pigeon Forge (30mi.).

YOUR RIVER RAT EXPERIENCE

AND OUR COMMITTMENT

Smoky Mountain River Rat Tubing and Whitewater Rafting macot

Welcome to Smoky Mountain River Rat! We’re your award-winning destination for a cool escape in the heart of the Smokies. From top-notch Tubing to heart-pumping Whitewater Rafting, we specialize in making lasting memories. Family owned and operated since 1995, River Rat is a unique getaway into the great outdoors for the whole family. Grab your swim shoes, unplug and get ready to vacation as nature intended in Mother Nature’s Water Parks.

PADDLE! SPLASH! PLAY!

Welcome to Smoky Mountain River Rat! We’re your award-winning destination for a cool escape in the heart of the Smokies. From top-notch Tubing to heart-pumping Whitewater Rafting, we specialize in making lasting memories. Family owned and operated since 1995, River Rat is a unique getaway into the great outdoors for the whole family. Grab your swim shoes, unplug and get ready to vacation as nature intended in Mother Nature’s Water Parks.

PADDLE! SPLASH! PLAY!

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WITH SMOKY MOUNTAIN RIVER RAT

We’ve got all your river gear – just bring your adventure buddies!
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