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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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All I Want For Christmas Is You!

While wintery weather keeps some people indoors, we think it’s a great time of year to go exploring. Low temperatures are no match for great gear, stellar scenery, and a good attitude; but how do you know exactly what you need? We’re happy to help with that. From weekend getaways to stocking stuffers, these items […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is in just two days, and hopefully you’ve made plans. Yes, it’s a day of eating and football, of spending time with family and friends, but it’s also a day to remember what we’re grateful for. We’ve had a great year, enjoying the natural beauty of East Tennessee and spending time with the people […]

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Living Green? Travel Green Too!

We’re well into our busy season and have had such a great time guiding rafters from all over down the Pigeon River. However we couldn’t do what we do without the beautiful surroundings provided to us by Mother Nature. When you are vacationing in East Tennessee, or anywhere in the world, you can have a […]