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WHITEWATER RAFTING IN HARTFORD, TENNESSEE

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UPPER PIGEON WHITEWATER RAFTING

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. Our guides are ready to get you out of the crowds and busyness of the everyday and into all the fun of the Upper Pigeon Rafting Adventure.

Age Requirement: Due to the physical requirements of this trip, rafters must be at least 8 years old.

RIVER RAT WHITEWATER OUTPOST

3630 Hartford Road Hartford, Tennessee 37753

Details: River Rat Whitewater is the closest rafting in the Smokies to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Visit our “Hours & Directions” page for a Google Maps link and written directions to our whitewater rafting from Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Knoxville, and Asheville.

PRIME-TIME ADVENTURE

++ All adventures are plus tax and $2 county river fee. 

On water 1.5 to 2 hours

  • Guided Upper Pigeon expedition

  • PRIME-TIME ONLY: Includes season of UNLIMITED Tubing trips at our Tubing Outpost in Townsend, TN.

  • Transportation and Equipment

  • Bus Parking

  • Hot Showers

  • Changing Rooms and Restrooms

Quick-drying clothes or a swimsuit are recommended and secure footwear is required. Remember to bring a change of clothes and a towel. Visit our Rafting Know Before You Go page to see our full list of ways to prepare for your trip. If you’re missing any river gear, our Gift Shop has everything you’ll need!

XTREME UPPER PIGEON ADVENTURE

Take on the Upper Pigeon Adventure route – five miles of scenic river with rapids ranging from class III to IV – in our smaller Xtreme Rafts!

Surrounded by the beauty and grandeur of the Cherokee National Forest and the Great Smoky Mountains, the XTREME Upper Pigeon Adventure combines racing rapids with our smaller boats, so you are sure to get wet and feel the excitement of every rapid. X Boats hold up to four rafters plus your experienced guide.

Age Requirement: Due to the physical requirements of this trip, rafters must be at least 8 years old.

RIVER RAT WHITEWATER OUTPOST

3630 Hartford Road Hartford, Tennessee 37753

Details: River Rat Whitewater is the closest rafting in the Smokies to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Visit our “Hours & Directions” page for a Google Maps link and written directions to our whitewater rafting from Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Knoxville, and Asheville.

++ All adventures are plus tax and $2 county river fee. 

On water 1.5 to 2 hours

  • Guided Upper Pigeon expedition in our Xtreme Rafts

  • Includes season of UNLIMITED Tubing trips at our Tubing Outpost in Townsend, TN.

  • Transportation and Equipment

  • Bus Parking

  • Hot Showers

  • Changing Rooms and Restrooms

Quick-drying clothes or a swimsuit are recommended and secure footwear is required. Remember to bring a change of clothes and a towel. Visit our Rafting Know Before You Go page to see our full list of ways to prepare for your trip. If you’re missing any river gear, our Gift Shop has everything you’ll need!

LOWER PIGEON RIVER RAFTING

Rafting in the Smoky Mountains 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.

Age Requirement: This adventure is designed for rafters ages 3 and up.

RIVER RAT WHITEWATER OUTPOST

3630 Hartford Road Hartford, Tennessee 37753

Details: River Rat Whitewater is the closest rafting in the Smokies to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Visit our “Hours & Directions” page for a Google Maps link and written directions to our whitewater rafting from Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Knoxville, and Asheville.

 

PRIME TIME ADULT
(1:30 PM, 4:30 PM Trips)

  • Ages 8 and older

  • $32.95++ per person

PRIME TIME CHILD
(1:30 PM, 4:30 PM Trips)

  • Ages 3 to 7

  • $16.50++ per person

++ All adventures are plus tax and $2 county river fee. 

On water 1.5 to 2 hours

  • Guided Lower Pigeon Expedition

  • Transportation and Equipment

  • Bus Parking

  • Hot Showers

  • Changing Rooms and Restrooms

Quick-drying clothes or a swimsuit are recommended and secure footwear is required. Remember to bring a change of clothes and a towel. Visit our Rafting Know Before You Go page to see our full list of ways to prepare for your trip. If you’re missing any river gear, our Gift Shop has everything you’ll need!

White Water Rafting on the Tennessee Pigeon River

DAYCATION RAFTING ADVENTURE

Ready to go rafting in the Smoky Mountains but can’t decide which trip is best for you? Why not do both with a Daycation?! This all-day Rafting adventure includes 2 Rafting expeditions + a meal. Start the day off with the rush of Class III and IV rapids as you raft the Upper Pigeon. We will take a lunch break to fuel up, and finish out the day rafting down the Lower Pigeon. This adventure combo helps you make the most of your day on the river and ensures you leave with no regrets!

RIVER RAT WHITEWATER OUTPOST

3630 Hartford Road Hartford, Tennessee 37753

Details: River Rat Whitewater is the closest rafting in the Smokies to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Visit our “Hours & Directions” page for a Google Maps link and written directions to our whitewater rafting from Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Knoxville, and Asheville.

++ All adventures are plus tax and $2 county river fee. 

On water 1.5 to 2 hours

  • 2 Guided Rafting Expeditions + Lunch Provided

  • Includes season of UNLIMITED Tubing trips at our Tubing Outpost in Townsend, TN.

  • Guiding Services

  • Transportation and Equipment

  • Bus Parking

  • Hot Showers

  • Changing Rooms and Restrooms

Quick-drying clothes or a swimsuit are recommended and secure footwear is required. Remember to bring a change of clothes and a towel. Visit our Rafting Know Before You Go page to see our full list of ways to prepare for your trip. If you’re missing any river gear, our Gift Shop has everything you’ll need!

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