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Cowboy Tubing

8224 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882-4302
+1 865-448-6286
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Very Stressful

The purpose of this review is to share how dangerous this activity can be. These companies should... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kristie D
via mobile
Great Fun, harder than we thought

We had a great time doing this. The staff was so friendly and helpful. They did warn us to be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Athens, Alabama
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“class rapids” (5 reviews)
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8224 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882-4302
+1 865-448-6286
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The purpose of this review is to share how dangerous this activity can be. These companies should hand out brochures discussing what level rapids to expect and what those levels mean, and then let newbies decide if they want to risk it. Long story short...More

1  Thank Kristie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time doing this. The staff was so friendly and helpful. They did warn us to be very careful with hats and glasses. I didn't think much about it but spent $8 for a strap for my expensive sunglasses that would keep...More

Thank Aubie83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The shop and van were both very clean. We had a large party but signing waivers and such were simple and fast to compete. The white water tubing was advertised as family friendly. We had a four and seven year old in the group and...More

1  Thank Ckenn J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ages from 5-60+ we had great fun even the 5. Year old . Most of time the 5 year old was held by older person , there was a time he got away but a back of person got to him . We all enjoyed...More

Thank nomore087
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We have been tubing many times, we had even tubed in this river before, but further down, so I had no idea the water would be this rough. I want to say not for kids, but the adults in my group had the most trouble....More

1  Thank shaylle26
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Great experience. We camped at the KOA Campground in Townsend and the Cowboy Shuttle made runs from there. We were able to rent our tubes at KOA. Staff was helpful and very very friendly.

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Absolutely the best people we have come across. So glad we did this. We are first timers so the first time around was a little scary my advice would be buy a walking stick it was only $3.50 it helped the second time around to...More

Thank Corriew2001
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This place is in a great location, very nice staff, helpful with questions also. However, tubing down this river is no small task. I flipped in the rapids several times and was once pinned on a rock with 4 ft of water rushing me. I...More

3  Thank Jennifer N
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We looked at the 3 places close to us for tubing with this getting the best reviews. I can't say anything about the others but the staff here was great, very personable and friendly. Didn't make any difference how big your group was when you...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We chose Cowboy Tubing based on price and location. Everyone there was very nice and got us set up quickly. We did 2 runs down the river before lunch and then came back afterward for a 3rd. Definitely worth the money! Tubing can be a...More

Thank Jennifer K
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Tonia S
17 July 2016|
Response from on2glory | Reviewed this property |
It takes about an hour and 15 minutes.
15 July 2016|
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Response from Jamie E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that is correct. The cost is $20 if you do not bring your tube back.
15 July 2016|
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Response from inglett3 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think there is a minimum age, however I did overhear the staff talking to another guest who had a toddler. The mother was asking if the child could ride in the tube with her and the staff advised against it but as... More