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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...more
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3595 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2110
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All reviews ropes course the river family float float trip great guide upper pigeon river great trip a lot of fun made us feel first timers great job raft guide year old daughter whole family super fun the entire trip felt very safe
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Reviewed 17 July 2009

This was our first time white water rafting. We had a great time. Our guide Drew was awesome. He had great stories and was very informative on rafting. Thanks for a great experience.

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Reviewed 14 July 2009

I had been to the upper pigeon forge for rafting with my family. Even though the region bosts of Class III and IV rapids, the succession of the rapids are not as frequent as you would expect. There are only 2-3 level IV rapids. So...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2009

We just got back from a whitewater rafting trip. We had so much fun! Tuna was our guide and he was so funny. This company takes safety seriously. I never once felt scared. A lot of companies use the same section of the river and...More

2  Thank MeredithKBT
Reviewed 8 July 2009

I, along with 2 friends, went on the upper rafting experience with Audrey. What a great time. At one place at the beginning of the Vegamatic, we got stuck on a boulder. Audrey, had to exit the raft to get us out of the situation;...More

1  Thank kathyrhea4
Reviewed 8 July 2009

This was a first experience for all of us, and Willis our guide (aka Turtle....aka Stupid...these were names on his helmet not names we gave him!!) made it an absolute blast. We believe we had one of the best guides!! We are still talking about...More

1  Thank mom2inj
Reviewed 30 June 2009

We decided to go white water rafting on our vacation, but weren't sure since our youngest was 3. Sure enough it can be done. We choose Rafting in the Smokies as our place. It was just basicly a float down the Pigeon River, but there...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2009

If you are ever in Gatlinburg Tn you will need to visit the Family Adventure white water rafting. This rafting experience made the whole trip worth the while, we had a guide named " Joe Show" he is very experienced and knowledgeable about rafting entirely....More

1  Thank ttgj1967
Reviewed 5 June 2009

This is our first time to Tennessee, and not so suprisingly, it's our honeymoon. (Along with half the tourists in Gatlingburg, haha!) My husband and I chose this whitewater rafting company from the many brochures and internet "hype". I had never been rafting before, but...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2009

Realize that I am a girly girl and not outdoorsy (who does not like to get her hair wet ). I am not the best swimmer. I don't do rollercoasters EVER but I have 2 sons (12 and 10)and a husband who are adventurous so...More

6  Thank TravelNurse1
Reviewed 3 May 2009

We celebrated our 20th anniversary in the best possible way............whitewater rafting with Sean at Rafting in the Smokies. We took our teenage boys and it was a memory the four of us will have forever. We watched others rafting in front of us and we...More

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Mayo
9 July 2018|
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Response from Relax787082 | Reviewed this property |
The lower river is more of a family float. There is a little excitement on the lower river and so if you want to keep it a fun family affair, then do the lower together and everyone will have a blast for the first time. If... More
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Momof2Kids2014
6 July 2018|
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Response from Ashlee8338 | Reviewed this property |
You can tell the guide which knee is sore and they can position you on a certain side of the raft so that your sore knee is the one resting.
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Lisa W
23 June 2018|
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Response from ARCQ | Reviewed this property |
It's take 2 hrs and 42 person but we get less discount for military and depend.
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