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Rafting in the Smokies

3595 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2110
+1 800-776-7238
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had a great time!

this was our family’s first time rafting and we had a great time. our guide was JP and was very... read more

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runningkate10
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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Rafting in the smokies

Great experience fuzzy is an excellent guide,I highly recommend her as a guide for rafting,safety... read more

Reviewed yesterday
JACK S
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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 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. 39 years of rafting experience. Restrictions may apply. Raft with the best: Rafting in the Smokies!
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“ropes course” (38 reviews)
“the river” (526 reviews)
“family float” (52 reviews)
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3595 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2110
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+1 800-776-7238
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"the river"
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"family float"
in 52 reviews
"great guide"
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"upper pigeon river"
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"float trip"
in 36 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 85 reviews
"great trip"
in 87 reviews
"made us feel"
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"great job"
in 69 reviews
"first timers"
in 55 reviews
"raft guide"
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"year old daughter"
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"super fun"
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"whole family"
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"fun experience"
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Reviewed today via mobile

this was our family’s first time rafting and we had a great time. our guide was JP and was very informative and made he trip a lot of fun! the whole process was very organized and safe and i would recommend it to everyone.

Thank runningkate10
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great experience fuzzy is an excellent guide,I highly recommend her as a guide for rafting,safety and very knowledgeable

Thank JACK S
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife set this trip up before we left on vacation. Staying a few days at Dollywood this location is about 45 minutes away. She chose Rafting in the Smokies because they offer the tamer “Family Float” trip - About a 6 mile, 2 hour...More

Thank Ken G
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Reviewed yesterday

The trip went way beyond my expectations. The upper Pigeon River trip was about 1.5 hours of incredible thrills. Our guide was extremely competent which allayed our anxiety and increased the fun. I can't wait to go back again. Thank you Terrell!

Thank Mary T
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Chadwick was an awesome guide! Very personable and fun! The zipping was also very fun and they made you comfortable when you were afraid.

Thank Katy B
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Reviewed yesterday

Konrad is the best guide EVER!!! We always request him, and he NEVER disappoints. Fun, hilarious, and always better than we remember every year. We got our boat all to ourselves, and Konrad gave us one hell of a ride!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I took out 4 kids ranging in age from 19 to 10 whitewater rafting with Rafting in the Smokies. Hobbit was our guide and he was awesome! ALL of our babies loved it and want to go again. We laughed the whole...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our first rafting experience ever. Took the Upper River ride and our guide was Sam. He was great! Lots of fun, did a really good job educating us on what we needed to do, and really got the most out of the rapids!...More

Thank Quackerwacker
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Last week my group of 26 teenagers plus adult chaperones did the Upper Pigeon white water rafting trip. Everyone had an AWESOME time. And this company is really well organized with nice facilities. Also, I highly recommend eating afterwards at Dave's Smokin BBQ food truck...More

Thank kwhite1924
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Logan was our guide who kept things safe organized and above all things, fun! It was a great experience!!

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Mayo
9 July 2018|
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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
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Momof2Kids2014
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.
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Lisa W
23 June 2018|
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Response from marsupialrobot | Reviewed this property |
There are different raft trips, so the amount of time and the cost will depend on which one you choose. Also, they have combo deals with their rafting trips and zip lining, among others, so it’s best to look at the website... More
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