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Cowboy Tubing

8224 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882-4302
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Water was rough

We have been tubing many times, we had even tubed in this river before, but further down, so I had... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
shaylle26
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Rayle, Georgia
via mobile
Cowboy Tubing

Great experience. We camped at the KOA Campground in Townsend and the Cowboy Shuttle made runs... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Scott C
via mobile
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“class rapids” (7 reviews)
“the river” (94 reviews)
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8224 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882-4302
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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We have been tubing many times, we had even tubed in this river before, but further down, so I had no idea the water would be this rough. I want to say not for kids, but the adults in my group had the most trouble....More

3  Thank shaylle26
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Great experience. We camped at the KOA Campground in Townsend and the Cowboy Shuttle made runs from there. We were able to rent our tubes at KOA. Staff was helpful and very very friendly.

Thank Scott C
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Absolutely the best people we have come across. So glad we did this. We are first timers so the first time around was a little scary my advice would be buy a walking stick it was only $3.50 it helped the second time around to...More

Thank Corriew2001
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

This place is in a great location, very nice staff, helpful with questions also. However, tubing down this river is no small task. I flipped in the rapids several times and was once pinned on a rock with 4 ft of water rushing me. I...More

6  Thank Jennifer N
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

We looked at the 3 places close to us for tubing with this getting the best reviews. I can't say anything about the others but the staff here was great, very personable and friendly. Didn't make any difference how big your group was when you...More

Thank Joe S
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We chose Cowboy Tubing based on price and location. Everyone there was very nice and got us set up quickly. We did 2 runs down the river before lunch and then came back afterward for a 3rd. Definitely worth the money! Tubing can be a...More

Thank Jennifer K
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

For starters the staff of the business was pleasant and attentive, however the experience was awful. Maybe i should have taken hints as to what to expect when i was told that we'd need water shoes and to take off the glasses or they will...More

6  Thank Stas S
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

We've been to two of the three tubing places, the other one was horrible, but we stopped here this trip and I gotta give it a 10. The place was very clean, they had a store for all the little things you tend to forget....More

Thank redfj
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Clean vans, friendly & informative staff at a good price. Store has lots of items in case you forgot your water shoes, tee, towels, Etc! Beat the heat in the water!!! Way too hot to do anything but float in the cool mountain river! Lots...More

Thank knoxdeej
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

My wife and I recently returned from vacationing in Gatlinburg where we did many outdoors activities, including white water rafting, ziplining, hiking, etc. However, we were undecided about going tubing with so many companies to choose from! We came on TripAdvisor and looked and found...More

Thank Andrew M
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Tonia S
17 July 2016|
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Response from on2glory | Reviewed this property |
It takes about an hour and 15 minutes.
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prepper
15 July 2016|
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Response from Jamie E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that is correct. The cost is $20 if you do not bring your tube back.
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mawmawbb
15 July 2016|
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Response from inglett3 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think there is a minimum age, however I did overhear the staff talking to another guest who had a toddler. The mother was asking if the child could ride in the tube with her and the staff advised against it but as... More
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