Rip Roaring Adventures offers two amazing rafting adventures!

Let’s Get Wild: Upper Pigeon River

The Upper Pigeon River is the closest rafting to Gatlinburg, TN and is one of the most exhilarating outdoor adventures in the area. The Upper Pigeon River is dam released with guaranteed flows from Memorial Day to Labor Day. It offers action packed class III to IV rapids from the starting point to the take-out.

The Upper Pigeon is our most Popular Trip and is the most Fun, Family Friendly Activity to do in the Great Smoky Mountains!

Let’s Get Mild: Lower Pigeon River

Experience the beauty of the Pigeon River, Smoky Mountains and Cherokee National Forest on our Lower Pigeon River Trip. This Mellow flowing section is the perfect scenic rafting tour for children 3 years and older and anyone wanting to enjoy a cool relaxing family float down the river with your own personal guide to keep you entertained.