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“ropes course”(39 reviews)
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“family float”(45 reviews)
Inspired Fun in the Great Smoky Mountains! Offering whitewater rafting, family float trips, ziplines, a challenging ropes course, rock climbing wall, and horseback riding. VACATION PACKAGES FOR AFFORDABLE SMOKY MOUNTAIN FUN! Come play with us and...more
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3595 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2110
+1 800-776-7238
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All reviews ropes course the river family float float trip great guide upper pigeon river great trip a lot of fun made us feel first timers great job raft guide year old daughter whole family super fun the entire trip felt very safe
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Highly recommend booking your rafting trip with these outfitters, the guides are awesome and the rafting is amazing. There were more 3 and 4 rating rapids than 1-2, so if you are looking for a wild ride down the Pigeon River go with them on...More

Thank Sheila B
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We rafted down the Pigeon River on the last day of the season. My husband and I had rafted with Rafting in the Smokies before we had kids and were happy to raft with them again. It was our teenage girls’ first time and they...More

Thank jenorpat
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Our guide was Jason with the pink helmet, he was so fun, kind and entertaining!!! We all loved him and thankful for men like him who serve our great nation!

Thank hezizme
Reviewed 17 September 2018

My husband and I really enjoyed the rafting experience. It was exciting enough for his adventuresome nature but not so rough a ride that I was too scared. Our guide was great - his name is Fletcher. Fletcher was funny, patient. and helpful. We knew...More

Thank BusyInTorrance
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

I took my dad here for his first time ever white water rafting. The weather was perfect! The group of Guides for the rafting trip all seemed like a big family...great vibe. Our guide, Brad, made the trip a lot of fun! If we visit...More

Thank sweetsmiles770
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We had grandparents, adult children and grandchildren together on this amazing rafting trip. Our guide was excellent and we all had a great time!

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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Rafting in the smokies is a great company-friendly guides, better permissions than other neighboring rafting companies, big rafts and more. Our guide was Staci and she’s just awesome - she knows how to keep people engaged in a great rafting experience! We even got a...More

Thank Mrunal G
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We had a great time at Rafting in the Smokies. Our guide Staci was excellent. She is very knowledgeable and made it a great experience for all of us. If we ever come back we will definitely request Staci!

Thank rviltrakis
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

First time ever rafting and it was amazing. Our guide, along with views and adventure, made for an awesome trip. Johnny B was the best! He went out of his way to show us a good time. Ask for him!

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

The float trip was extremely slow and calm - too much so for the kids. So much is dependent on the guide, ours was OK but not great.

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10 July 2018|
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Response from Relax787082 | Reviewed this property |
The lower river is more of a family float. There is a little excitement on the lower river and so if you want to keep it a fun family affair, then do the lower together and everyone will have a blast for the first time. If... More
6 July 2018|
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Response from Ashlee8338 | Reviewed this property |
You can tell the guide which knee is sore and they can position you on a certain side of the raft so that your sore knee is the one resting.
Lisa W
24 June 2018|
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Response from ARCQ | Reviewed this property |
It's take 2 hrs and 42 person but we get less discount for military and depend.