About Us

Ride with the River Experts

We're the leader in guided white water rafting tours in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Find out what we're all about!

Our Mission

To provide vacationers indelible memories of the natural beauty, thrills, and hospitality of the Smokies.

We Can’t Wait For Your Adventure

You're about to feel the rush of white water rafting in the Smoky Mountains! We might be even more excited than you are, because the one thing we love more than rafting is helping other people enjoy it.
Famously Friendly
We’re the team that treats you like family. Ride with the friendliest folks on the river.
The Best Day For Your Dollar
You want an amazing afternoon at a good price, so we work hard to be the highest-value adventure in the Smokies.
Nobody's Been At It Longer
Our 30+ years of experience means you get top expertise in safety, equipment maintenance, and the Pigeon River itself.

Unforgettable White Water Rafting Just Outside Gatlinburg

Raft Outdoor Adventures was started by Jessica Booth in 2002 after falling in love with the Smoky Mountains. Beginning in 1992, she guided white water rafting trips on rivers in Tennessee and North Carolina before moving to the Gatlinburg area in 2002.

White water rafting is one of the most fun things to do in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, TN!

The team here really enjoys meeting people and pride ourselves on knowing we are an integral part of so many families’ vacations and life-long memories together. We listen to what you want and try our best to deliver an unforgettable experience!

Our Team

Let our family create memories for yours (or whatever friends and colleagues you bring along). Meet the team who makes sure your rafting trip in the Smoky Mountains is amazing.

Hangout with Us at Our Outpost

Our Beautiful Location on the Pigeon River
Raft Outdoor Adventures has some of the best riverfront space on the Pigeon River. With enough room to spread out, use our bathrooms and change rooms and enjoy lunch before or after your trip in our beautiful pavilion or take in the scenery of the Smoky Mountains; Raft Outdoor Adventures offers a one-of-a-kind experience!

Experience the Best Rafting in the Smoky Mountains and everything in between

Give us a call at 866-333-RAFT or email us and we’ll give you tips on where to stay, fun things to do , and great hikes and waterfalls that we enjoy during our time off.
Raft With The River Experts
(866) 333-7238
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