Rafting on the lower Pigeon River is perfect for the little kids. It's a 5 1/2 mile trip through the scenic Pigeon River gorge. This adventure begins at the outpost and ends at the Denton Bridge. From there we bus you back up to the outpost. During your Pigeon River rafting trip you will run about 50 class 1 and 2 rapids with one class 3 at the end. Water fights and splashing is very popular on the lower Pigeon River. The kids absolutely love it, along with mom and dad. So if you're looking for something with a little less speed, this rafting trip on the Pigeon River is for you.
The Pigeon River, located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains, offers breathtaking scenery and a thrilling romp through class III and IV rapids. All of our Tennessee rafting trips include a personable and experienced guide to keep your adventure safe and enjoyable. Tennessee white water rafting is something the whole family can enjoy.
Spend a full day on the river with us! Warm up with a scenic float down the Lower section of the Pigeon River, soaking in the sights of the river gorge and experiencing Class I - II rapids. End the 5.5 mile trip down the Lower Section with a peek at what's to come when you charge through Maytag, your first Class III of the day. After a quick break, load up for your shuttle to the Put-In for the Upper Section of the Pigeon River, where you'll experience 6.5 miles of non-stop action on Class III and IV rapids.
Spend a full day on the river rafting the Upper Pigeon River and then paddling your own inflatable kayak on the Lower Pigeon River. Your day starts with a shuttle to the put-in for an action-packed guided whitewater rafting trip on the Upper section through Class III and IV rapids. After 6.5 miles you arrive back at our Riverside Outpost, where you'll take a break and get ready for the second part of your river day. You'll be introduced to your group guide and provided with your own inflatable kayak for a more personal experience. While you will be paddling your own boat, a group guide will accompany you down the river, showing you how to surf, slide, and play on Class I and II rapids You must be able to swim and be moderately fit to paddle your own kayak. Minimum age for solo kayak - 12 years. Minimum age for tandum kayak is 10 accompanied by an adult.
A two hour hike, starting at 9:00am, into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The hike will take you along Big Creek, a beautiful mountain stream. Your guide will be able to point out historic points of interest and local plants and wildlife. A river side lunch will be served after the hike. After lunch, experience white water rafting in Tennessee and romp through class 3 to 4 rapids where you'll be assured of an exciting adventure! All of our Tennessee rafting trips include an experienced guide to keep your adventure safe and enjoyable. We recommend that you bring a bottle of water and and light snack for the hike. Meet your guide at the outpost at 8:00 AM to start your day.
Combine the best of both the Upper Pigeon and the Lower Pigeon for a full 12 miles of adventure. This Combo Rafting Trip starts 6.5 miles upstream of our outpost in the Upper Pigeon Launch area. Full of class III and IV rapids, the Upper Pigeon is an exciting way to start the day. After the Upper section, we stop at our riverside outpost for a quick break before launching for the Lower section. During the second half of the Pigeon River Combo, you can relax in a full size raft and wind down your river day with a scenic float through the river gorge.
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