#1. Creating lifelong memories in a beautiful setting

Big Creek Expeditions outpost is located on the quieter side of the Smoky Mountains in Hartford, Tennessee, just a short drive from the Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville area. As the Pigeon River cuts it's way through the gorge, guests can enjoy breathtaking mountain views, wildlife sightings, wildflower, and the joy that comes with a trip in the world's natural playground. A rafting trip is sure to be the best adventure on your visit to the mountains and will leave you and your group with stories to tell for years to come.

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#2. Exceptional Customer Service

From initial contact through the check-in process to your river trip and departure, you will see what sets us apart from other outfitter: our staff. We truly love what we do and aim for each guest to leave our outpost with a permanent smile on their face. Going above and beyond to accommodate you, no group is too small or large for Big Creek Expeditions and our family. Check out what our guests have to say on Google Reviews.


#3. Experienced Guides and New Safety Equipment

We are known for having the most experienced staff on the river. On average, our guides have 10+ years of experience. What does that mean for you? Well, we know what we are doing. Our guides will provide you with a safe, exciting trip, while showing you and your group the time of your lives. Additionally, we have the newest, updated boats, PFDs (lifejackets), helmets and paddles, Additionally, our outpost was recently rebuilt and houses our retail store, check in counter and photo desk. The facilities are clean, new, and well maintained, ensuring you have the best experience on your trip from start to finish!

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#4. All Ages and Experience Levels

Groups love rafting with Big Creek Expeditions because we have trips for a variety of age groups. Check out our Scenic Float trip for those who want to spend a day on the river, but are not prepared for the action of our Whitewater Trip. Trips are for ages 3 and up with no experience necessary. For a more thrilling adventure, we allow guests ages 8 and up to go on our Whitewater Trip, featuring beginner class III-IV whitewater rapids to keep you and your group smiling


#5. Specialized Pricing for Groups

If you're traveling with a wedding party, sorority/fraternity, club, scout group, youth group, church, family, or co-workers on a corporate retreat, you can qualify for specialized discounts on reservations made for groups of 10 or more people. Big Creek Expeditions rafting trips are budget-friendly for any group wanting to make lifelong memories and strengthen their groups camaraderie, trust and confidence. Call us for pricing at 877-642-RAFT.

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Amanda Clampitt