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US$39.26*
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Upper Pigeon River Rafting Trip
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US$32.68*
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Lower Pigeon River Rafting Trip
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Great Smoky Mountains Waterfall Adventure

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Clear as Crystal

The best part of the Smokies is the Pigeon River with waters as clear as crystal and trout swimming in plain sight. I love the river so much that I almost always stay at a place... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 September 2014
goldwingslimjim
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Cheviot, Ohio
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Cheviot, Ohio
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61 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014

The best part of the Smokies is the Pigeon River with waters as clear as crystal and trout swimming in plain sight. I love the river so much that I almost always stay at a place that has a view of it from the balcony.

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Bethpage, Tennessee
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2014

Loved watching the wildlife,ducks,deer,geese,just watching the river flow after the rain the night before.

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Kodak, Tennessee
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87 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2014

beautiful area, great for pictures. the rainfall is on the low side so the river was low, but still very pretty

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2014

Out of the three outfits we saw providing white water rafting in the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge area, Smokey Mountain Outdoors was the best one of them. We drove about 45 - 50 minutes from the resort to their place off I-40 in Hartford. We got our gear, taken to the Pigeon River and had a great time. The guide was knowledgeable... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014

We came here years ago and really liked the area for its quaintness. What a difference a few years make. Pigeon Forge and its sister town, Gatlinburg have morphed into congested cities with all the bad things that come with a big city. There were thousands and thousands of cars on the main route through the towns. We went to... More 

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Georgetown, Ohio
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

It never gets old, love watching the kids in their innertubes, the water falls rushing over the big rocks. Love listening to it roar.

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Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014

There is a lot to do in Pigeon Forge. All the theatres and dinner shows are here. Plenty of good places to eat. You can ride a trolley for 50 cents and it will take you to all the places you would like to visit. You are very close to Gatlinburg without all the traffic! Again, ride the trolley to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014

My guide was andy and I have to say if was one of the best experiences I've had in a while! Very entertaining guide and amazing sights!

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014

This year we did the upper river raft. Thought it may be tough for my husband an old women like me (50 next week) but it was fun and my 17,19, and 21 yr old kids had a great time. Fast paced but not the whole trip. Even in early teens they would have done great.

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Sevierville, United States
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170 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014

The Pigeon River is a great introduction to whitewater rafting. It is continuous Class III with two very small Class IV rapids at the end. They are not big rapids, but they are rated a IV- because of some maneuvering required within the rapids. There is nothing scary or intimidating about this short five mile stretch of whitewater. Because the... More 

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