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Rookie Mistakes and Where to Find Them

We recently saw this great AMA with a third generation river rafter, and we thought he had the best advice for rookie guides. When asked what were some rookie mistakes he saw most often, the veteran rafter said, “Overconfidence. Be humble your first year or two, and try to learn as much as you can.” […]

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FAQs for You!

Rafting season is just around the corner, but before we take anyone out on the river, we wanted to answer some of the questions we get the most often. If you’re a seasoned rafting vet, we want to use your experience to help us out! Let us know what you thought of your trip, either […]

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What is whitewater rafting?

A kayaker sailing through tough, rocky passages. Tom Hanks in “Castaway”. Cutting through rapids in a paddle boat and going over waterfalls. When we say “whitewater rafting”, you may think of some of these things. We love having first time rafters or families come out to raft with us. Our knowledgeable team is happy to […]

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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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Beat The Heat

There is no better way to beat the heat of summer than by getting outside and enjoying the fun and excitement of a whitewater rafting trip down the Big Pigeon River!  The 4th of July is here and with it comes scorching temperatures!  So, get cooled off by taking a rafting trip with us at […]

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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 […]