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Raft Outdoor Adventures

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“the river”(303 reviews)
White water Rafting just outside of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Located in Hartford, TN, you and your family can enjoy an exciting rafting trip on the Pigeon River with a professional and friendly guide, beautiful scenery, and high quality...more
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3635 Trail Hollow Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2120
+1 866-333-7238
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from US$45,85
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 March 2013

We reserved the rafting adventure as a group of 9 more than a month in advance for the Afternoon of March 9th. We were in 2 rafts commanded by Kyle and Shane. Ask for them by name, they are funny, courteous, knowledgeable and professional. Four...More

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BeanLeeJ, Owner at Raft Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2013

Thank you all. You were a pleasure to have rafting with us. See you again!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 18 July 2012

This co very unprofessional! Our guide managed to flip our raft completely not once, but twice! My children were horrified and NEVER want to raft again! Jeremy was our guide and VERY inexperienced(2mo)! He does not need to be guiding older people or children ever,...More

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All reviews the river upper pigeon river a great experience corny jokes great guide an absolute blast these guys changing rooms felt safe whole family family vacation first timers the entire trip a lot of fun next year highly recommend this company great job
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jessica and her crew were awesome. Our group of 14 mostly 1st timers were excited & nervous but the process & safety guidelines were explained in detail which made everyone feel at ease. We traveled through the upper pigeon river which was a mix of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Weather was alittle cold but it was awesome and definitely worth the $$!! Russ was our guide and was very informative about our many questions about the river! I would do this again for sure! Thank you! Marcella

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Aside from top notch service and a rafting experience that provides exactly what is advertised, our guide, AJ, knew the river like a pro and provided insights to historical landmarks like the B52 wreckage from the Civil War and the splash hole where the governor...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best experience we had in the smokeys and Kelley made it awesome. If you are looking for rafting near Gatlinburg, go with these guys.

Thank HariPramod
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rapids were moderate, well good for first timers like me. Our instructor Russ was awesome, he made the experience more enriching.

Thank AbhinavS824
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was awesome, had a great time rafting, hitting class iii and iv rapids. Kyle was our guide and made sure we had fun. The facilities even had showers to get that river water off. Our only complaint is that we wanted more. Would...More

Thank Kaopid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to the awesome team at Raft Outdoor Adventures we had an incredible time. Everyone was very helpful, knowledgeable and went above and beyond to ensure we had a great time. The check in process was super easy and I encourage you to complete the...More

Thank NatMIA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I booked the day before our trip, showed up on time and had a great day with the experts at Raft Outdoor Adventures. This was a fun way to experience the Smokey Mountains and get outside after a LONG drive from Chicago....More

Thank MegKrings
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome time! AJ was an excellent guide. He made sure we were safe and that we had a great time. First time but won't be our last!

Thank joshnjuju
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We've rafted class I-IV before on other rivers. We took this trip to Pigeon River and it was GREAT - our 12-year-old daughter had never rafted before and was VERY reserved about the trip. She wanted to back out twice. The guides made her very...More

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Bob B
8 August 2015|
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Response from ReneeLouise75 | Reviewed this property |
The price depends on whether you raft the upper or lower portion of the river. The upper portion was more expensive because the larger Rapids are there. It was $40 per person for the upper portion but I found a coupon... More