Adventures Naturally

White Water Season 2022 is Open!

The best white water rafting is found in East Tennessee.  In the shadows of the Smokies sits the Pigeon River, your destination for both Class III and IV rapids.  Or opt for a more leisurely family friendly float with gentle rapids and splashing water.  This trip is sure to thrill the youngest of adventurers and is suitable for ages three and up..  

With 11 rafting companies and plenty of lodging to choose from, start planning your “wet and wild” adventure now.  Family affordable, group rates are available.

Come for the water, stay for the adventures…naturally

Rafting Companies

5 Rivers Adventures
Website: https://fiveriversadventures.com
Address: 3692 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753
Phone: (888) 204-8779

Big Bear Rafting
Website: bigbearrafting.com
Address: 3165 Big Creek Rd, Hartford, TN 37753
Phone: (844) 799-7238

Big Creek Expeditions
Website: bigcreekexpeditions.com
Address: 3541 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753        
Phone: (423) 487-0178

NOC 
Website: https://noc.com/gatlinburg-tn-region/
Address: 3485 Hartford Rd., Hartford, TN 37753
Phone: 865.277.8209

Outdoor Adventures 
Website: raftoutdooradventures.com
Address: 3635 Trail Hollow Rd, Hartford, TN 37753
Phone: (866) 333-7238

Rapid Expeditions
Website: rapidexpeditions.com
Address: 3605 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753
Phone: (888) 504-7238

 

Rafting in the Smokies
Website:raftinginthesmokies.com
Address: 3595 Hartford Rd., Hartford, TN 37753
Phone: (865) 366-1601

Rip Roaring Adventures
Website: raftingtennessee.com
Address: 3555 Wheat Way, Hartford, TN 37753
Phone: (800) 449-7238

Smoky Mountain River Rat 
Website: smokymtnriverrat.com
Address:3630 Hartford Rd., Hartford, TN 37753
Phone: (865) 448-8888

Smoky Mountain Outdoors Rafting
Website: smokymountainrafting.com
Address: 3299 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753
Phone: (800) 771-7238

Wildwater White Water Rafting
Website: https://wildwaterrafting.com/
Address: 3555 Hartford Rd., Hartford, TN 37753
PHONE: 423-487-3307


Need a Place to Stay?

Unique Lodging

Creekwalk Inn at Whisperwood Farm – Rustic Bed and Breakfast
166 Middle Creek Rd., Cosby, TN
800-962-2246
www.whisperwoodretreat.com

Meadow Creek Mountain Resort – Café, General Store, cabins and lodge
959 Browns Chapel Rd., Parrottsville, TN
423-623-7543
www.meadowcreekmountain.com

French Broad Outpost Ranch – One of a few dude ranches in TN
461 Old River Rd., Del Rio, TN
800-995-POST
www.Frenchbroadriver.com

Standing Bear Farm – Farmstead, bunkhouse, cabin on AT
4255 Green Corner Rd., Hartford, TN
423-487-0014
www. Standingbearfarmhostel.com

Hotels

Best Western – Newport Inn
1015 Cosby Highway, Newport TN 37821
855-516-1092
www.bestwestern.com

Hampton Inn
1020 Cosby Hwy., Newport, TN
855-797-67332
www.hamptoninn3.hilton.com

Holiday Inn Express
1022 Cosby Highway, Newport, TN
888-465-4329
www.ihg.com

Campgrounds

Triple Creek Campground
https://triplecreekcampground.com/
141 Lower Bogard Rd., Cosby, TN 37722
423-465-3060

Smoky Mountain Premiere RV Park
https://smokymountainpremierrvresort.com/
844-557-6778
Highway 321, Cosby, TN 37733
Can accommodate large rigs. In the Smokies

Imagination Mountain
https://www.imaginationmountaincamping.com/
4946 Hooper Highway, Cosby, TN 37722
423-487-5534
Family friendly, streamside, activities

KOA in Newport
https://koa.com/campgrounds/newport-smoky-mountains/
240 KOA Lane, Newport, TN 37821
423-623-9004

Pigeon River Campground
https://campinginthesmokymountains.com/
3375 Hartford Rd., Hartford, TN 37753
888-827-3404
Tent Pads. RV Sites, Riverside cabins. Between GSMNP and Cherokee National Forest

 

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