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Rafting in the Smokies

3595 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2110
+1 800-776-7238
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Great first-time rafting experience!

We went rafting for the first time as a family. Our children range from 18 down to 5. Ashton made... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Eric O
via mobile
First Experience Rafting

Staci was an amazing guide!! She was so entertaining all while keeping us safe! I would definitely... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Emily B
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Inspired Fun in the Great Smoky Mountains! Offering whitewater rafting, family float trips, ziplines, a challenging ropes course, horseback riding, and a Geocache location. VACATION PACKAGES FOR AFFORDABLE SMOKY MOUNTAIN FUN! Come play with us and then enjoy the rest of your day on our Family Adventure Island with complimentary picnic tables, grills, walking trail, and family playground. We are a one-stop-adventure-shop serving ages 3 and up. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. 34 years of rafting experience. Restrictions may apply. Raft with the best: Rafting in the Smokies!
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“great guide” (101 reviews)
“ropes course” (32 reviews)
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3595 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2110
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went rafting for the first time as a family. Our children range from 18 down to 5. Ashton made it a lot of fun for us. She made it easy, and did a wonderful job with our younger kids. We will definitely visit again...More

Thank Eric O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Staci was an amazing guide!! She was so entertaining all while keeping us safe! I would definitely go again and recommend it to anyone!

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is our third time visiting Rafting in the Smokies. We have had excellent guides and trips Every. Single. Time. Yesterday was the first time we had extended family with us- from young to old and everyone loved the experience. Our guide, John McPherson, was...More

Thank dsun1971
tkleo, General Manager at Rafting in the Smokies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for sharing Rafting in the Smokies with your family and allowing us the opportunity to help make you Adventure memorable! We look forward to seeing you back on the Pigeon River!

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had so much fun on our upper river float trip. All of the staff was very professional and competent, but also hilarious and kept things fun. We had a 12 year old with us and he had fun. Enough rapids to have fun and...More

Thank Pam G
tkleo, General Manager at Rafting in the Smokies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the GREAT review! We are excited to share your Adventure on the Pigeon River. Sammy is one of our veteran guides and loves to share his passion for the Pigeon River and enjoying the whitewater rapids. Thank You, Teresa

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best day of our smoky mountain vacation! Our guide Loveless made it fun and he kept us laughing the whole time. Highly recommend this!

Thank emt317
tkleo, General Manager at Rafting in the Smokies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for sharing your Smoky Mountain Adventure with Rafting in the Smokies! We hope to see you back on the Pigeon River. Thank You, Teresa

Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our family's first time experiencing white water rafting and Staci our guide was fantastic. She made the trip fun or our kids, explained all the rapids and easily taught us how to maneuver down the river. Our three kids also did the ropes...More

Thank jcedenoinpa
tkleo, General Manager at Rafting in the Smokies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so happy to hear your Adventure was exciting. Stacie is an excellent guide and loves to share her love and passion for the Pigeon River with her Guests!. Thank You, Teresa

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I did the ziplines and rafting here, and had the best time! We had never been rafting before, but our guide, Becky, did a fantastic job of coaching us. Will definitely come back next time we are in TN!

Thank Elizabeth S
tkleo, General Manager at Rafting in the Smokies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for rafting and ziplinning with Rafting in the Smokies. Becky is an awesome guide! We look forward to seeing you on the Pigeon River soon! Thank You, Teresa

Reviewed 4 days ago

The staff at Rafting in the Smokies was amazing. They put safety first but kept fun a total priority! The customer service was phenomenal and we had a total blast! The upper Pigeon River trip is meant for those 8 and older but all ages...More

1  Thank KristenNK
tkleo, General Manager at Rafting in the Smokies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for choosing Rafting in the Smokies to share your Family Adventure. Sammy is an amazing guide with many years sharing his love of whitewater rafting. Thank You, Teresa

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Rafting in the Smokies runs a great operation. They took our reservation and were ready for us when we arrived the next day. The water was perfect for our six and nine year old boys and our guide was a pro. The lower river is...More

Thank LKDGATOR
tkleo, General Manager at Rafting in the Smokies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for sharing your Family Adventure with Rafting in the Smokies. We look forward to your next visit to the Pigeon River! Thank You, Teresa

Reviewed 6 days ago

Went rafting on July 15.This was our second time rafting with Rafting in the Smokies and was absolutely great. Staci was our guide and she was top notch. She took the time to explain everything to our party of 6 ( 3 adults and 3...More

Thank Larry W
tkleo, General Manager at Rafting in the Smokies, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We enjoy hosting all of our Guests. However, we especially enjoy the families that return season after season. Staci is an excellent guide. Staci comes from a family of whitewater enthusiast. She loves to share her passion of the river with you. Thank You, Teresa

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kcruth
28 April 2017|
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Response from tkleo | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in Rafting in the Snokies. We offer Rafting, Zipling, High Elements Ropes Challenge Course and r level Rock Climbing Wall. We run a 6 line Zipline courrse with a length of 2400 feet, 2 ski... More
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Cassie0801
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basically you can wear anything that you don't mind getting wet. Some people wear bathing suits, but most people wear shorts and tank or t-shirt. You have to store dry clothes in the car. No lockers. But there are changing... More
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Debbie B
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Hello, we did the lower just for the slower pace. My mother has bad knees and was real worried about falling out. Our guide told us the upper was way more exciting and rough. With class 2 and 3 rapids, so depending on how... More
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