Rafting in Smokies - Hartford | Tennessee Vacation

Rafting in Smokies - Hartford

Experience all the excitement and beauty of the Pigeon River. Ride the rapids of the Upper Pigeon, enjoy a relaxing float on the Lower, or zip, climb & play at our Family Adventure Island with Rafting in the Smokies’ fun, friendly and expert guides. No Experience Necessary. Only a Short, Scenic Drive from Gatlinburg
3595 Hartford Rd.
Hartford, TN 37753

Say “Yes!” to the Best in the Smokies

Let Rafting in the Smokies show you the best East Tennessee vacation imaginable. Whether you want to float on the Pigeon River, ride its thrilling rapids or play on our 10-acre Family Adventure Island, it’s all waiting for you at Rafting in the Smokies. 

Whitewater Rafting Experts Since 1978

Whichever part of the Pigeon River floats your boat, our professional guides are there to ensure a good, safe time for everyone. No experience is necessary.

Want exciting white water with Class III and IV rapids? Then the Upper Pigeon Rafting is your ride! Great for ages 8 and up.Prefer a gentle float trip? Hop on Lower Pigeon Float trips for a scenic, relaxing ride ideal for ages 3 and up, including grandparents.

An Adventure Island of Family Fun for All Ages

Take the 150-foot swinging bridge and enter Family Adventure Island, a 10-acre oasis of flying and climbing action. And, you’ll enjoy picnic tables and grills, a children’s play area with swings, and a swimming beach. Play hard or kick back, it’s up to you!

Zip through the trees on almost a mile of ziplines on our Zipline Course, including two towers with 600-foot dual racing lines. Spin around or hang upside down!Climb your way through 12 activities in our High Elements Ropes Challenge Course. Our guides ensure your safety; an adventurous spirit is the only requirement!Stroll our nature trail and soak up the Pigeon River’s flora and fauna.Use your GPS to find the geocache located on the island.

Mix and Match Your Ideal Vacation

Spend the day or your whole vacation with Rafting in the Smokies. We offer special combo packages for raft & zip; raft & rope; and raft, rope & zip, and paddle and saddle with horseback riding. Check out all our Adventure Packages & Specials here. 

Make the most of your precious and valuable vacation time””let Rafting in the Smokies show you the best of the Great Smoky Mountains for the best value. 

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