Rafting with Smoky Mountain Outdoors
Get off the beaten path and raft the beautiful Pigeon River Gorge, a scenic 45-minute drive from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Experience up to 12 miles of Class I through 4 mildwater-float- and whitewater-rafting trips.
Awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence year after year, Smoky Mountain Outdoors is the most trusted outfitter on the river.
Enjoy a complete experience at our 12-acre riverside facility in Hartford, TN, with background Bluegrass music, a picnic pavilion and casual eatery, souvenir photography, gift shop, showers and changing rooms and facilitated parking with room enough for RVs and buses.
- Family owned and operated by Daniel and Denise Jennette since 1993
- Longest whitewater trip on the Pigeon River (6.5 miles) Ages 8+
- Scenic Float Trip (5 miles) Ages 3+
- Fun, friendly and knowledgeable guides
- Fun for first timers
“Don’t worry, Mom. We’ll take good care of you and the kids!”