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Gatlinburg Area
Adventures with NOC

Add a splash to your vacation!

No Smoky Mountain trip is complete without an NOC rafting adventure! For many families, rafting in the Pigeon Gorge is one of the highlights of their vacation. The Upper Pigeon provides a full dose of Class III excitement and Smoky Mountain scenery in just three short hours. For families with children three and up, the Lower Pigeon is the perfect float trip with gentle rapids, swimming holes, and beautiful scenery.

Rafters on the Pigeon River Rafting: Upper Pigeon Gorge trip

Upper Pigeon - Exciting Rapids for the Whole Family!

Distance: 5 Miles

Duration: 2.5 Hours

Age: 8+ Years or 70 lbs

Intensity: Intermediate

Rafting on the Ocoee River

Lower Pigeon - Perfect Float Trip for Beginners

Distance: 4 miles

Duration: 3 Hours

Age: 3+ Years

Intensity: Float Trip

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