If you are like many Gatlinburg visitors you were counting down the days until open rafting season. We are happy to
announce that the time has come to put on a bathing suit, strap on a life jacket and prepare yourself for a wet and
wild ride down the Upper Pigeon and Lower Pigeon Rivers. Rafting is fun for everyone in the family, from youngsters
to grandparents, and with several operators to choose from you are certain to get the ride of your dreams this
spring and summer.
While we don’t promote one rafting company over another our guests usually pick one of the three following
Rafting in the Smokies – Located right next to the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce at 813 E Parkway, they have been┬ábringing folks like you down the river for 33 years now. They have an entire staff, including tour guides,
photographers, managers and reservationists that are dedicated to making sure you have the time of your life.
Whether you plan on staying in Gatlinburg for just the weekend or longer make sure you plan ahead to reserve a spot
for your rafting trip.
Smoky Mountain Rafting – The guides at SMR are so dedicated to whitewater rafting that they will take you out rain or shine, so be prepared! You will get the ride of your life under the careful and experienced care of a certified
tour guide. With over 27 years of experience SMR is a quality company that cares about the safety and well-being of
your family. They have trips designed for age 3 and up, so give them a call to see what style rafting trip would
work best for your crew. (865) 430-3838
Wildwater Rafting Ltd – With five rivers to choose from (Pigeon River, Natanhala, Chatooga, Ocoee and Cheoah) you know that this company means rafting business! Many of their river adventures are for children as young as 4 years old and up, making it easy to accommodate nearly everyone in your family. The river that is closest to your luxury cabin rental is the Pigeon River, and it can be a doozy! Not for the faint-hearted, you will be kept on your toes
as you ride over the fast-moving waters of this beautiful river. (866) 319-8870
Go ahead and contact┬áour┬áGatlinburg Cabins┬ámain office now to book your favorite cabin. Feel free to send us your rafting pictures as we love to see what our guests are up to when they stay at Elk Springs Resort.