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Paddle Raft crashing through white water on the Pigeon River

Upper Pigeon White Water Rafting

If you have a thirst for adventure and have dreamed of paddling down a river with your friends, family or group through the Smoky Mountains, this is the trip for you. Experience the Great Smoky Mountains in a whole new way, with panoramic views of ancient mountains, thrilling rapids that will leave you soaking wet, and an immersive experience that will keep you smiling from ear to ear.


Lower Pigeon Scenic Float

If you are traveling to the Smoky Mountains and want to go rafting in Tennessee, but have children between the ages of 3 and 7 or are looking for a mild (but stunning!) river experience, the Scenic Float trip is for you. Expect gorgeous mountain views, splash, swim and sight-see, sit back and relax while soaking up the sun as our guides navigate you down the most scenic stretch of river in the Great Smoky Mountains area.

Full Day Rafting

Full Day River Adventure

Thirsty for even more adventure? Combine our Whitewater Rafting trip and Scenic Float trip for a full day of splashes, laughter, and memories to last a lifetime. The BEST way to experience the Great Smoky Mountains