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Enjoying the Colors of Fall in the Smokies

Fall Colors in the Smokies

The trees are getting ready to bathe the Smokies in a bright array of colors. That’s right, fall is here, and we’re excited to start enjoying the beautiful display of oranges, reds, and yellows on the mountains. If you’ve never been to Rafting in the Smokies in the fall, this is a great time to… Read more »

Where to Stay During Your Smoky Mountain Vacation

If you are planning a Smoky Mountain vacation with Rafting in the Smokies on your list for fun, why not pair it with a great place to stay, too? We have our own cabin and chalet selection through our company, Wildwood Mountain Cabin Rentals. The best part (besides the experience of having your private mountain… Read more »

Picnicking Tips at Rafting in the Smokies

You’ll find our Family Adventure Island is the perfect spot to have a picnic after spending time enjoying Whitewater Rafting, Zipline Courses, or the Ropes Challenge Course. Take the trip over the 150-foot suspension bridge and grab a spot at one of our picnic tables to set up. We have barbeque grills available for the… Read more »

Horseback Riding with Smoky Mountain Riding Stables

Add more to your Smoky Mountain rafting adventure with a package deal. Rafting in the Smokies is more than just whitewater rafting. Besides the thrill of heading down the river in our rafts, you can also enjoy our Zipline Course, High Elements Ropes Challenge Course, or other activities on the Family Adventure Island. You can… Read more »

Gifts for the Outdoor Rafting Enthusiast

If you’re planning on taking a family scenic float trip or a whitewater rafting trip with Rafting in the Smokies on the Pigeon Forge River in Tennessee, here are some items you might want to add to your inventory: Eyewear Retainer—It’s an attachment to your glasses to keep them from getting lost in the rapids…. Read more »

Whitewater Rafting for Scouts

Finding a way to earn a whitewater rafting badge for your Scout Troop has never been easier. Rafting in the Smokies offers an exclusive merit badge to all Boy/Girl Scouts who raft on either the Upper Pigeon (ages 8+ or 70+ lbs) or Lower Pigeon River trips. Whitewater rafting is a great opportunity for your… Read more »

Review your experience with Rafting in the Smokies

Read Reviews of Rafting In The Smokies by travelers just like you! When it comes to planning a Smoky Mountain vacation lots of folks use TripAdvisor, Google+, Yelp, and other review sites as resources to read comments about other visitor’s vacations to the Gatlinburg area, and then use those reviews to help plan their own… Read more »

Perfect Picnic Spots

Rafting in the Smokies Family Adventure Island is the perfect place to have a fun picnic. Bordering the banks of the beautiful Pigeon River, sit in the shade under the canopy of native trees and plants. No worries here – Family Adventure Island is complete with picnic tables and grills. Remember when you were a… Read more »