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Big Bear Rafting

3165 Big Creek Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2135
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First Time Rafting

Our family of 4 had a GREAT time! I'm so thankful when I called to make the reservation, the lady... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
texasfamily03
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Houston, Texas
Great Time Whitewater Rafting

We had a great time with our family whitewater rafting! The guides are great-super friendly and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Angela H
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Columbiana, Alabama
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3165 Big Creek Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2135
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our family of 4 had a GREAT time! I'm so thankful when I called to make the reservation, the lady suggested we do the upper river with level 3&4 rapids. I was a little nervous about it at first with our kids (8 and 10...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great time with our family whitewater rafting! The guides are great-super friendly and lots of fun. They make sure you have a great time (But also keep you safe). Highly recommend!!!!

Thank Angela H
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have always wanted to try this. I'm so thankful we used this guide service. It was a great experience. The booking was simple and the guide " Montana" was perfect. The experience was exactly what I wanted it to be. These guys are great...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Family owned company that has only been around 5 years but can compete with those larger corporate rafting companies. We had a blast from the moment we met our guide. The guides were hilarious and very friendly. Even the bus ride to and from the...More

1  Thank kwright41
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had never been and it was AMAZING and we are totally going to do it again our guide was awesome. I highly recommend this

Thank Amanda A
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our third time rafting with Big Bear and it was awesome as usual. We had Kristen as our guide and she was a lot of fun!! The river was running high which made me a little nervous but she kept us all safe...More

Thank vbfloridafamily
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went rafting the upper river with Robert. Was only third time rafting and Robert made it very relaxing and enjoyable and we maneuvered through the rapids. Big Bear rafting experience was well organized and the entire experience was fun.

Thank jrmisc
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rafted with Big Bear Rafting and had a wonderful time! This was our second time to raft Upper Pigeon and this was the best! Cameron was our guide and he was FANTASTIC. I highly recommend Big Bear. They are a family owned company and...More

Thank Nicki L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all had such a fun and exciting time. Our guide Cameron was amazing. He made all of us feel very safe and at ease by giving us great information and even telling some jokes. If I ever come back to Tennessee I will definitely...More

Thank njennifer80rn1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were first timers and a little nervous going the upper but it was great and no problems. Our guide Justin was very knowledgeable and I would highly recommend suggesting him !!!

2  Thank Corinne C
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Amanda M
17 June 2018|
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Response from Sandy W | Reviewed this property |
They are!! Correspondence was not their strong point. As I said in the review, they are a small company and I don't think they have enough resources yet, for business they are getting. Try to be patient and persistent. In... More
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AlwaysOnTheGo24
20 February 2017|
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Response from Daniel S | Property representative |
Hello, thanks for the question. No, we ask our guests to arrive about 30 minutes early. Our trips, 95% of the time, go out on time. Sometimes we go out early, if we are late it is no more than 15 minutes. We take our guests... More
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