Running a Class IV rapid on the Pigeon River

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A  TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recipient year after year, Smoky Mountain Outdoors is the most trusted rafting company on the Pigeon River.  The Pigeon River offers outstanding whitewater rafting in the Smoky Mountains just a short drive from Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Maggie Valley.  Enjoy magnificent Smoky Mountain scenery while your professional guide navigates you through exciting class 3 to 4 rapids on the Upper Pigeon.   Our Lower Pigeon River trip offers a mild and scenic class 1 and 2 float for the less adventurous nature lover. Try paddling your own inflatable kayak on the Lower Pigeon! Ask about our adventure packages, including ziplining, mountain biking, and camping.  Visit us online: or call 1-800-771-7238 for information and reservations.

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Inflatable Kayaks on the Lower Pigeon River
Paddle your own boat!
Paddle Splashing
A great way to cool off!
Running a Class IV rapid on the Pigeon River
Class III - IV rapids on the Upper Pigeon
Enjoying a scenic river float
Class I - II rapids on the Lower Pigeon
Extreme Rafting
Extreme - smaller boat = bigger waves
Smoky Mountain Outdoors

3299 Hartford Rd.
Hartford, TN 37738

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Admission Rates
Range $28 - $44 depending on choice of river trip
Dates Closed
October - March
Memorial Day to Labor Day - 11:00 - 6:00 T,W,Th, and Saturday. Pre- and Post-Season (March - October) hours and days dependent on water level. Call for trip times 800-771-7238
Discounts Offered
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  • Group Discount
  • Military Discount
  • Local Resident Discount
  • AAA Discount
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