White Water Rafting Pigeon Forge on the Pigeon River in Tennessee.


Pigeon River, TN

Whitewater Raft through the Great Smoky Mountains

Get ready for some serious fun with whitewater rafting in the stunning Great Smoky Mountains during your vacation! Nantahala Outdoor Center (NOC) has got you covered with thrilling adventures on the Pigeon River, conveniently close to Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Asheville, and Maggie Valley. We’ve got two awesome trips that even little ones as young as 3 can join in on!

Looking for an adrenaline rush? Take on the Upper Pigeon, packed with more than a dozen Class III and IV rapids like Accelerator, Roller Coaster, and Lost Guide. Or, if you prefer a more chill vibe with gentle rapids and cool swimming spots, the Lower Pigeon is perfect for families and groups with young kids. No matter which trip you pick, get ready to soak in the breathtaking sights of the Great Smoky Mountains like never before.

Whitewater rafting on the Pigeon River is the ultimate addition to your Smoky Mountain summer vacation. Start a new tradition with NOC and make memories that’ll last a lifetime!

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Raft more, save more! Book 2 NOC whitewater rafting trips on different rivers and save 10%, book 3 different rivers and save 15%, or book 4 different rivers and save 20% on your entire rafting reservation.
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