Enjoy the best whitewater rafting in the Smokies with Rapid Expeditions. Our experienced, friendly and fun-loving guides are ready to show you and your family a great time rafting on the Pigeon River in the Smoky Mountains. Plus, we're very close to the towns of Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville for all you vacationers looking for a great day of river rafting in the Smokies... and no experience is necessary!
The Upper Pigeon River whitewater rafting trip is approximately 4.2 miles long, and you can expect to spend 1–1.5 hours on the river and 2.5 hours total from the time you arrive at our outpost to the time you leave.
The Lower Pigeon River rafting trip is a relaxing 5.2 mile float through the Cherokee National Forest — perfect for families with small children and those looking for a less intense river rafting experience.
Find your roots kayaking in the heart of the Smoky Mountains! Rapid Expeditions is proud to offer kayaking lessons, kayak clinics and kayak classes for novices and experts alike. Dave Crawford, a certified kayaking instructor and owner of Rapid Expeditions, will show you a great day on the water, whether it's your first time in a boat or you're looking to hone your skills in a particular area.