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Great trip upper Pigion River

We enjoyed the Upper Pigion River rafting trip with our older teenage boys. The rapids were fun... read more

Reviewed today
blizzies
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Davenport, Iowa
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Rope course and lower raft

My family(2 adults 4 kids youngest 5 yo) did the rope course and lower rafting. The ropes were... read more

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Mikegs67
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Inspired Fun in the Great Smoky Mountains! Offering whitewater rafting, family float trips, ziplines, a challenging ropes course, rock climbing wall, and horseback riding. VACATION PACKAGES FOR AFFORDABLE SMOKY MOUNTAIN FUN! Come play with us and then enjoy the rest of your day on our Family Adventure Island with complimentary picnic tables, grills, walking trail, and family playground. We are a one-stop-adventure-shop serving ages 3 and up. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. 39 years of rafting experience. Restrictions may apply. Raft with the best: Rafting in the Smokies!
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3595 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2110
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Reviewed today via mobile

We enjoyed the Upper Pigion River rafting trip with our older teenage boys. The rapids were fun but not too big. (Would be perfect speed for families with younger kids or anyone who has not whitewater rafted before, but also a fun trip for anyone)...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

My family(2 adults 4 kids youngest 5 yo) did the rope course and lower rafting. The ropes were great. We all did the course. Even the 5 yo. The instructor was awesome!! Short hair female(can’t remember her name. Sorry. ) got us all through. Rafting...More

Thank Mikegs67
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went rafting over Memorial Day weekend with our kids (11, 13, 14) who had never been rafting before. It was the perfect level of difficulty to have fun but not be scared! Rapids were level 2-4 (mainly 3). Our guide, Johnny, was great. We...More

Thank afroditi18
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Our experience was wonderful. We went on the upper Pigeon River and had a blast. Our guide Jonny was very professional and made the trip really enjoyable. I would recommend this company to anyone, as all of the staff were friendly and accommodating!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had an awesome time on our rafting trip. Our guide Logan was really nice and competent. He made the experience for my young son and elderly mother quite nice.

Thank Brian W
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family and I had an amazing rafting experience with this company. Our river guide, Josh, couldn’t have been better. He was very knowledgeable about the river and local area. Everything was very organized and we felt safe at all times. In addition to a...More

Thank Adventurelover6
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went Upper Pigeon with four kids, 8-13 yrs old, first time rafting for each kid. Guide Jeff was a consummate experienced pro. Training and safety of guides together with tongue-in-cheek fun made perfect combo. Did not feel the rapids on this day were too...More

Thank travelin_buckeye
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time in Tennessee and decided to go white water rafting and zip lining. Loved this company. The zip lining and rafting personnel were amazing. Yatty, our white water rafting guide was amazing. He was so calm and professional. All of the employees were friendly...More

Thank Noell Y
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have never written a bad review, however, I feel this needs to be included when you consider rafting with this company. At the end of our trip, we were waiting to board our bus with another company, when the bus driver (knowingly) came at...More

Thank Mallory P
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Logan was an awesome guide. So full of energy. He made us feel @ home being a Louisiana boy!! We highly recommend him & Rafting in the Smokies. This was our 2nd time here & They did not disappoint.

Thank Charlee R
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Heather S
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Response from beckycrane | Reviewed this property |
The lower family float should be fine for young children. We saw many families with small children going out for that. I’m not sure about tandem ziplining, but if you call, they are super nice and willing to answer any... More
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Heather S
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Response from tkleo | Property representative |
Hi Heather, Thank You for you interest in Rafting in the Smokies, on property Rafting in the Smokies have Dave's Lip Smackin BBQ (great BBQl. In Hartford adjacent to Rafting in the Smokies is The Bean Treas Cafe. The are... More
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