White Water Rafting Trips in Pigeon River
We specialize in high quality, family-oriented Gatlinburg TN Whitewater Raft Trips. We look forward to paddling with you! The rafting portion of the Pigeon River is a dam-controlled body of water which operates on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. We strongly encourage participants to schedule their rafting trip on a release date for maximum enjoyment, but it is not necessary. The water may also be released on Mondays, Fridays and Sundays, but it is not guaranteed. Rapid expeditions will be scheduling trips at 11:00, 1:00, 3:00, and 5:00 on the scheduled release days, but you can schedule a great rafting trip YEAR-ROUND on any day of the week. If you want to go rafting, we'd love to be your guides! • Upper Pigeon River Rafting Enjoy exciting rapids, including waves, drops and standing wave surfing as your raft descends over 60 rapids ranging from Class I to Class IV. Near the end of the trip, guests will be given the opportunity to exit the boat for a chance to swim in the river. Less than 9 paddlers: $29.95/person* Groups discounts available for parties of 9 or more *State sales tax and a $2.00 river tax will be applied to each participant. **Paddlers must be at least 8 years old or 70 pounds to raft the Upper Pigeon River. • Lower Pigeon River Rafting Your trip begins at the Rapid Expeditions outpost where we go over safety and paddling techniques. Afterwards, we put in directly behind the Rapid Expeditions outpost and then the adventure begins! Children and parents will enjoy a 5 mile trip on over 50 Class I and II rapids, along with a chance to stop for a leisurely swim or simply to take in the sounds and scenery in the beautiful Smoky Mountains. Adults: $25.95/person* Children: $19.95/person* Group discounts available for parties of 9 or more. *State sales tax and a $2.00 river tax will be applied to each participant. **Paddlers must be at least 3 years old and accompanied by an adult to ride the Lower Pigeon River.
- Captain is optional.
- You decide if you would like to book with or without a captain.
- 6 guests
- Boards & Paddles
Book your summer getaway today! Offering Upper and Lower Pigeon River rafting trips on Tuesdays, Wendsdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and some Sundays (call ahead) during Spring, Summer, and Fall! We are located a short drive from Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville. The Pigeon River boasts Class II, III, and IV rapids on the border of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.