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Favorite TripAdvisor reviews from 2017 season

Another Summer in the Smoky Mountains has come and gone, and while we’re still offering white water rafting trips throughout the Fall, we’d like to reflect on some of our favorite customer reviews from the 2017 rafting season. Because the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in the country, we […]

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We’re moving to our Fall Schedule!

The water flow on the Pigeon River is controlled by Walters Dam, a hydroelectric dam located in Haywood County just a few miles upstream of our launch area. During the Summer (Mid-May through Mid-September), water is released from the dam on we call “guaranteed rafting days,” that is, every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday. It’s […]

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Let us help you plan the perfect Smoky Mountains vacation this summer!

Planning a vacation to Gatlinburg or the Smoky Mountains this summer? We’d love to help you map out the perfect trip. At Raft Outdoor Adventures, we have relationships with some of the best attractions in East Tennessee — and a lot of them offer exclusive discounts to our white water rafters. Before you book anything else, […]

White Water Rafting in Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg, TN | Raft Outdoor Adventures

Safety is our Raft Outdoor Adventure’s number one priority!

If you’re new to white water rafting, you might be concerned about your or your family’s safety. It’s important to know that we designed our trips to be as safe and family-oriented as possible. Each rafting guide is certified in First Aid and CPR (with some guides even having additional certifications). They’ve all gone through […]

Reviews from satisfied rafters

It’s an interesting business, giving whitewater rafting tours. Our product isn’t something tangible — it isn’t something you can touch, hold, or resell. Our business is providing memorable experiences for our customers, and everything we do is designed with that end in mind. We love reading and sharing customer reviews on third-party sites like TripAdvisor […]

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Have kids? No problem!

Are you interested in trying whitewater rafting, but have young children? No problem. At Outdoor Rafting Adventures, we can accommodate rafters of all experience levels (newbie to expert) and kids as young as three. It’s important to note that there are two distinct sections of the Big Pigeon River: Upper and Lower. The Upper section […]

White Water Rafting in Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg, TN | Raft Outdoor Adventures

Spring Break 2016: Do something different this year

There’s a reason we all take a short break in the Spring. It’s the season of new life and new possibilities — the season of recharging, rejuvenating and reawakening ourselves. For this reason, schools at every level (kindergarten to postgraduate) offer 1-2 weeks for their students to take advantage of this period of great change […]