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Ocoee River rafting is the perfect activity to share with family and friends, creating a life time of exhilarating memories.
Take to the water for an adrenaline-fuelled white water rafting adventure along the Pigeon River. Enjoy spectacular views of the Smoky Mountains as you paddle through the gorge, tackle thrilling Class III and IV rapids such as ‘Snapdragon’ and ‘Powerhouse’, and perhaps jump in to cool off with a swim.
No need to travel far to take this thrilling Pigeon River white-water rafting tour, which departs from a central location right by Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg—one of the closest put-ins in the area. As the lengthiest rafting trip on the Pigeon River, this excursion is perfect for thrill seekers, while a guide on every raft makes it appropriate for rafters of all experience levels.
Get your adrenaline pumping and spend your day navigating rapids on the Upper Pigeon River in Tennessee. Meet your guide and group at your chosen tour time and gear up for your river adventure. Navigate class III and IV rapids with your seasoned guide as you paddle through the Great Smoky Mountains and Cherokee State Parks.
Take a beautiful float trip with us down the serene, peaceful Lower Pigeon River. Perfect for families with small children ages 3 and UP, grandparents and anyone wanting a relaxing day on the river while enjoying the majestic Smoky Mountains and Cherokee National Forests.
The Ocoee River is one of the most popular destinations for whitewater rafting in Tennessee and flows through the heart of the Cherokee National Forest. On this tour, you’ll get a full day on the water, with full instruction and lunch included. Get your adrenaline pumping as you tackle Class III and IV rapids, admire the views as you cruise downstream, and raft down part of the ‘Olympic section’.
Prepare to get wet on an exciting Smoky Mountain rafting adventure down the Pigeon River. Even if it’s your first time, grab a paddle and navigate dozens of class I and II rapids that offer plenty of splashes and thrills but are perfect for beginners. The closest rafting to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, this 2-hour afternoon trip makes a great addition to any Smoky Mountain family vacation.
Float down the lower section of the Big Pigeon River, which has calm Class I and Class II rapids. Accompanied by one of Rafting in the Smokies friendly, professional river guides, your family and friends will be escorted down 6 miles of this casual and laid back section of the river.
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