Summer is now at its peak. It’s hot, and you’re probably looking for something fun to do with your family and friends. Well, look no further. At River Rat, we offer a wide variety of fun, outdoor activities that are suitable for groups of all ages. From our signature rafting adventures to kayaking and zip lining, our staff here River Rat will get you outfitted to enjoy your summer to the fullest.
Rafting in the Smoky Mountain with young ones, or just want to take it easy? Then the Lower Pigeon Rafting Adventure is just what you need! This trip has plenty of rapids to satisfy your craving for excitement, but the Lower Pigeon is mellow enough for even the youngest thrill seekers.
Looking for something a little more extreme? The Upper Pigeon River may be just what you’re looking for! Five miles of scenic river with rapids ranging from class III to IV. Surrounded by the beauty and grandeur of the Cherokee National Forest and the Great Smoky Mountains, the Upper Pigeon River combines racing rapids with natural beauty to bring you the excitement of rafting in the Smoky Mountains. Want more? Ask about our EXTREME Upper Pigeon Adventure!
Want to spend the whole day rafting the Pigeon River? Our Daycation package may be perfect for you! Start the day off with the rush of class III and IV rapids as you raft the Upper Pigeon. We will replenish and refresh you with a lunch break, and finish out the day with a ride down the Lower Pigeon in a raft or your very own Thrillkat kayak. This adventure combo helps you make the most of your day on the river, and ensures you leave with no regrets!
Enjoy the exhilarating experience of whitewater rafting on your own personal Thrillkat inflatable kayak! On this adventure, you’ll paddle your own boat as a professional guide leads your group down the Lower Pigeon River. The Thrillkat Kayak Adventure is the perfect mix of independence, freedom, and adventure!
Fish on! The excitement of the catch against the tranquil backdrop of the Smokies is what you’ll find in our turnkey Fishing Adventure. Our knowledgeable professional guides will lead you in an intensive instructional course which covers gear selection, casting techniques, reading the river, and more. Then you’ll hit the water on your quest for the perfect catch as your guide leads you to the many riffles, runs, pools undercuts and overhanging brush that the Pigeon River has to offer.