Paddle ~ Splash ~ Play

At Mother Nature's Waterpark

Looking to splash into a little more excitement? Your next adventure is waiting for you in the Great Smoky Mountains. River Rat Whitewater Rafting is the closest whitewater adventure rafting in Gatlinburg, Knoxville, and Pigeon Forge

Get ready for adventure

From our beautiful setting in the Great Smoky Mountains, River Rat White Water Rafting provides the exhilarating experience of whitewater adventures. Whether you’re planning a quick weekend getaway or a fun family vacation, your perfect adventure package is waiting.

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$13.00 Off (NoPass2019) Coupon Code Applied at checkout
Receive $13.00 off when you use promo code NOPASS2019 on any Regular Priced Upper Pigeon Adventure. This will remove the unlimited tubing from your reservation. **Not valid on group rates, value rate adventures or any lower pigeon adventures
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What to Expect

First time whitewater rafting? Not sure what you need? From proper gear to lodging options, our experienced staff is always happy to answer your questions. Check out WHAT TO BRING under your selected adventure for details, and be sure to watch our video about our memory-making adventure.

Why River Rat Whitewater

""Wow! Best thing we did on our family vacation."" -Dan P. - Plano, TX
""Awesome experience."" -Jessica W. - Dewitt, MI
""Greatest water adventure of my life."" -Tom V. - Rockford, IL