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“River rat whitewater outpost”

River Rat Whitewater
Ranked #2 of 15 things to do in Hartford
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: River Rat Whitewater thrills your family or group by making life-long memories and building camaraderie on scenic, guided whitewater rafting trips between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Cherokee National Forest. At River Rat Whitewater, we don't just raft, we jump, slide, surf and swim! Come play at Mother Nature's waterpark! Come Play at River Rat!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jordan was fantastic!!
Best part of our trip
A must!! I loved so did our 3 yr old!
Great for everyone!!!

2  Thank margaretkwitt
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

WILSON!! (Castaway voice) LOL. Our Guide Wilson literally made our experience great. Very educational for our safety and told us his favorite Tennessee jokes to make it Fun. Absolutely did all he could to ensure we hit all the best Class 3 & Class 4 Rapids! Nothing but smiles from the first timers and will definitely be a return customer. We will recommend Wilson for every return trip we make. Wilson!!

2  Thank Kevin L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on the Lower Pigeon River today! Ruben (Roo) made the experience even better. He had a 8, 5, and 3 year old with us and they absolutely loved it! We will definitely be back! Thank you River Rat Whitewater!!

1  Thank Cody H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing time with our guide, Bubbles. Our kids called him "Mr. Bubbles". He was very safety conscientious and was extra careful with the younger kids we had in the raft. We were able to stop off and go swimming for a bit in a few places. Mr. Bubbles took time to explain to our kids various aspects, terminology, and science principles behind the rapids, an eddy, etc. Our family worked as a close team and with Bubbles calling the strokes, we were able to have an extremely fun (and safe as possible) rafting trip. We had such a great time that we cannot wait to go back here on our next visit to the area.

1  Thank USTravelersFlorida
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kathy Hathaway

We had a great time rafting and our guide Jordan was awesome! He was very knowledgeable and made it a fun experience!

1  Thank ckhathaway
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