Rafting in the Smokies, Hartford

4.9
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A wild ride down the Pigeon River on Rafting in the Smokies brings the Cherokee National Forest to you. You'll be paired with a professional guide who will lead you through the cresting waters, which are managed through a series of dams. Safety equipment and supplies are provided. You must make reservations beforehand, either online or by phone. To visit Rafting in the Smokies and get the most from your holiday in Hartford, create itinerary details personal to you using our Hartford online day trip planner .
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  • Family of 8 went on the raft. We had a ball. Would definitely recommend. Youngest person on board was 6 years old, and he had a ball. Guide was funny, and helpful.  more »
  • This was my family's very first rafting experience. We are a family of 3 and opted for the upper river excursion on August 18, 2018. Our guide was very experienced, personable, friendly, etc. However,...  more »
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  • Great time, the staff was very friendly and our guide Heather was great. Make sure they are doing damn release before booking trip.
  • Our experience was fantastic with this company! Our guide was "Sammy Davis" He was very knowledgeable and funny! He made every minute of the trip something to remember! We did however have an issue with another rafting company while we were on the water. To put it simply, we were "surfing" in the rapids and a guide from another company steered their boat directly into the face of my child. In addition to endangering our boat, the other company lost one of their passengers when their boat dislodged off of ours. We are fortunate that we were not injured and our guide was sure to make us feel safe after the fact. I am sure it was harrowing for the other company and I am still a little perturbed that someone would endanger the passengers of both companies by doing what they did. When I explained what happened to Mrs. Brenda after we returned to the office, she made every effort to make sure we were OK and before we ultimately left, she even gave us some peaches. Hey, Mrs Brenda, the peaches were awesome! We will recommend this company to everyone we know! Thanks!

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