Wildwater Pigeon – TN

The Tennessee Smoky Mountains Await You With Incredible Rafting & Zipping Fun!

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a “must visit” trip for Americans. There’s so much to see in the Park, and so much to do in nearby Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, TN. Rafting and zipping with views of America’s most popular national park is at the top of the list of favorite Tennessee Smokies attractions. Only minutes from Gatlinburg, our Wildwater Pigeon rafting, ziplining and Jeep Tours offer you the best adventure experience in the Tennessee Smokies!

Pigeon River Adventures Start Near Gatlinburg TN

Continue your Great Smoky Mountains National Park adventure with a white water rafting trip on the beautiful Pigeon River. We raft both the Upper and Lower sections of the river. Bring your crew of adventure hounds and experience the thrill of big drops and splashy waves on the Upper Pigeon’s class 3 and 4 rapids. Or, if you’ve got littler kids or folks looking for a peaceful and fun float, come join us for the perfect introduction to river rafting on the gentle Lower Pigeon.

For a whole different view of the landscape, climb with us into the treetops for one of our Canopy Tours. We host the ONLY canopy tour with ziplines that soar over the Big Pigeon River! Choose from the Waterfall Gorge Canopy tour that takes you deep into the Great Smokies forest, or the shorter River Zipline tour, where you’ll fly back and forth across the river.

For more adventure, add a Jeep Tour to your Pigeon River trip.
Come explore the backroads, historic sites, and wildlife of the Great Smoky Park region. A great way to see even more of this fantastic national treasure!

Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge28 mi
Asheville56 mi
3555 Hartford Rd.
Hartford, Tennessee 37753
Reservations #: 866-319-8870
Local Rafting #: 423-487-3307
Local Canopy #: 423-487-5916

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Pigeon River Rafting

Wildwater runs trips on both the Upper and Lower Pigeon. On the Upper Pigeon river you’ll experience five miles of non-stop class 3 and 4 rapids with names like Big Rock, Roller Coaster and Double Reactionary! On the Lower Pigeon, you’ll have a peaceful float, with small class 1 and 2 rapids, and plenty of time to splash and play. Both trips are fully-guided, and include all equipment and transportation. Come ready for fun, and we’ll take care of all the rest!

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Upper Pigeon

Get ready for two hours of nonstop white water action with big drops, big waves, and big fun!

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Lower Pigeon

The perfect first rafting trip with gentle splashy rapids, lots of floating. Bring kids as young as 4!

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Pigeon River Ziplining

Come fly with the only company that soars over the Big Pigeon River! See the Great Smokies from a whole new vantage point as you climb with us to the Cliff Hanger Platform, zip through the Waterfall Gorge, or rocket across the river on our Highline zip, 120 feet above the river!

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With 12 ziplines and four thrilling sky bridges, this is the best way to explore the cascades and views. End with a thrilling zip high above the river!

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Fly high above the Big Pigeon River on the 7 ziplines and 3 sky bridges of this tour that takes you across the river twice. Finish with a heart-stopping 1300 foot zip!

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Pigeon River Jeep Tours

Pigeon River adventures are better when you combine them. Combine any rafting and canopy tour for a 10% discount, or do all three in our Pigeon Triple Package. Our Jeep Tour will take you on a guided backroads adventure where you’ll  learn the stories and lore of this fascinating area.  You’ll visit historic buildings, travel little-known back roads, and look for wildlife, all from the comfort of our custom-modified touring Jeeps.


Pigeon Jeep® Tours

Come explore the paved and unpaved backroads of the Smoky Mountain region in our custom-outfitted touring Jeeps!

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