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Smoky Mountain Outdoors

3299 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2107
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Lower Pigeon River Rafting Tour
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The Pigeon River, located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains just a short drive from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, TN, offers breathtaking scenery and exciting whitewater rafting thrills! This magnificent river begins in North Carolina and continues through Tennessee. Experience white water rafting in Tennessee and raft through class 3 to 4 rapids where you'll be assured of an exciting adventure at one of the best attractions in Gatlinburg TN!"Whitewater Rafting at it's Finest"
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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3299 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2107
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"white water rafting"
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"crazy carl"
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"rafting trip"
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"great guide"
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"smoky mountain"
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"a great experience"
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"great job"
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"a lot of fun"
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"upper pigeon"
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"class rapids"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Today my family and I went water rafting with our guide Christian and a few others. Christian was very knowledgeable, friendly, and willing to answer our questions. Some in our group had not been rafting before but it was easy to pick up and get...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We arrived at the location and was immediately greeted by a friendly staff member. We signed our waivers and checked in. We were in a group of 8. My family of 4 and my sister in law and her family. Although we couldn't ride in...More

Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our family went on a rafting trip with Bart on Saturday, June 16, and we had a fabulous time! Bart was an outstanding and knowledgeable guide. We felt safe and secure at all times and he made the trip so much fun!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Smokey Mountain Out Doors."Water Rafting" My family and I had the pleasure to float the Pigeon last Thursday.June 15. From the time e got there, the staff was friendly and helpful. Our guide was Jewel. A young man who truly knows what he is doing...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and three kids ages 15, 12, and 9 had an amazing time on this "upper" river rafting adventure, It was very organized, and although I was a little nervous for myself and especially my 9 year old, we had a great time. At...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

All 8 of us has a great time on the river with smoky mountain outdoors. Our guides Tanner and Collin were great and lots of fun. We did the Upper River and it was exactly the thrill I was looking for. Definitely recommend the company...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

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PiscoMatt
17 August 2017|
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Response from Robbie C | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can wear one. Some helmets have ones that were put on by customers. I used a head elastic head mount amd put it over the helmet.
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Phani1604
29 July 2017|
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Response from KatrinaRose223 | Reviewed this property |
I can barely swim and never felt unsafe. I rafted in Colorado the first time I went and think Upper Pigeon is a great place to do your first raft trip. It's a little more mild and still a lot of fun. You'd be bored on the... More
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namasteladeana
24 July 2017|
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Response from pjcurci | Reviewed this property |
We have done rafting trips that were workouts...this was not one of them! This was more a fun ride! Little effort needed. Flow of water and guides do 99% of work. They have you paddle 2-3 times at a stretch ( as previously... More
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