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

Get Outdoors for Good Health!

We spend a lot of time indoors, so much so that it’s almost unfathomable that the average American spends 87% of their time in enclosed buildings and 6% of their time in vehicles. That’s a lot of time inside – almost 93% of all our time! We even exercise indoors now! Exercise is good for […]

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

Spring Outdoor Adventures in the Smoky Mountains

Scenic drives, mountain hiking, rafting, going on a zip line, camping and wine festivals? All of this (and much more!) are possible this spring in the Smoky Mountains. We love the outdoors, and know there is a lot to see in do in East Tennessee during the spring. Here are a few of our favorite […]

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 […]

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

Our Guides Never Quit!

You know you love what you do for a living when you’re not “on the clock”, but doing exactly what you would do if you were.  That’s how rafting is for a lot of us out here on the Pigeon River.  When our guides aren’t working, they’re out running other rivers gaining valuable experience and […]