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

What do you mean they turn the river off?

Raft Outdoor Adventures’ home is on the Pigeon River, which flows from western North Carolina into East Tennessee. We enjoy the river and the Smoky Mountains year round, so many people are surprised to learn that the water moving down the river is “turned off” for half of the year! While we go out on […]

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Hello Outdoor Nation!

Recently I ran across a blog written by Janel Murray, Tennessee’s Top 10 Things To Do With the Family. It’s a fascinating article that explores the beauty as well as the history of Tennessee. The tenth thing on the list is, “See Tennessee By Water”. It includes the Mighty Mississippi River, the Cumberland River, and […]

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Group Rafting Trips

Organizing groups of people can be a daunting task to say the least.  It becomes especially difficult when there are a wide range of ages within a group.  Rafting is the one activity everyone in your group can participate in and have a great time!  Whether you have a family gathering, church group, school group, […]

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Fall Float Trips Now Available

Fall is one of the most beautiful times in the Smoky Mountains.  Many people travel to the Smokies each year to see the amazing borage of colorful foliage from September to November.  The diversity of trees in the park and surrounding areas makes Fall in the Smokies a spectacular event.  With over 100 species of […]

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Summer is almost over!

It is hard to believe August is already here.  It will soon be time to head back to school and start the daily schedules and routines. Before getting back into the day to day grind, take advantage of these last few weeks of summer and have some fun with a whitewater rafting trip at Outdoor […]

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Easter Break + Rafting = FUN TIMES FOR ALL

Spring is in full swing here on the Pigeon River!  The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and the rapids are great!  Easter Break is the perfect time to plan a Smoky Mountain vacation with family and friends.  Come out and enjoy the beauty of the mountains in their spring glory while rafting down […]