Alpine Mountain Village : Wild Water White Water Rafting

Take the family for a fun filled day of safe wild water rafting adventure!  Wild Water provides guided white water trips down the Upper Pigeon River, the Lower Pigeon River, Smoky Mountain area rivers and others

Pigeon Rafting Center
Hartford Rd.
Hartford, TN 37753

 

Reservations:
1-800-451-9972
423-487-3307 (local directions only)
GPS Coordinates:
35 49' 10 N
083 08' 53 W

The Upper Pigeon River

  An ideal half-day trip for novices, families, and youth groups. There is a guide in each raft on Pigeon trips. A dam controlled river, the Pigeon provides action packed fun throughout the summer. The Pigeon has scheduled releases and does not operate every day, please call ahead for water release dates.

Minimum Age or Weight:  8 years or 70 lbs.

Intensity Level:  Exciting, but not strenuous. No previous whitewater experience needed.

Trip Length:  Approximately 2 hours (1 hour on the river)

Equipment Furnished:  Raft, paddle, life jacket, helmet and paddling jacket if needed.

Transportation Provided:  To the put-in for start of the trip. The rafting trip ends at our Pigeon Rafting Center in Hartford, TN.

Facilities:  Changing rooms with pull chain showers (no towels or soap provided), river store, picnic area, and a volleyball court.


The Lower Pigeon River

  Another half-day adventure for novices, families, and youth groups. There is a guide in each raft on Pigeon trips. A dam controlled river, the Pigeon provides action packed fun throughout the summer. The Lower Pigeon promises 5 miles of Class I and II rapids providing a fun whitewater experience for the whole family.

Minimum Age:  4 years

Intensity Level:  Fun. No previous whitewater experience needed.

Trip Length:  Approximately 2 1/2 hours (1 1/2 on the river)

Equipment Furnished:  Raft, paddle, life jacket, helmet and paddling jacket if needed.

Transportation Provided:  Transportation to and from the Rafting Center in Hartford, TN.

Facilities:  Changing rooms and pull chain showers (no towels or soap provided), river store, picnic area, and a volleyball court.


Directions To Wildwater Ltd.'s Pigeon Rafting Center

Located at exit 447 in Hartford, Tennessee (Hartford Road). Turn right on Hartford Road. The Rafting Center is .4 miles west of the Exxon Station. Please check your map to confirm driving routes.

From Asheville, NC: I-40 West for 57 miles to exit 447. Turn left under overpass. Right at Exxon Station for .4 miles, next to Barna Log Homes.

From Knoxville, TN: I-40 East for 55 miles to exit 447. Turn right on Hartford Road. The Rafting Center is .3 miles on your left, next to Barna Log Homes.

From Pigeon Forge, TN: 441/411 North to Sevierville. 411 to Newport. I-40 East to exit 447. Turn right on Hartford Road. The Rafting Center is .3 miles on your left, next to Barna Log Homes.

From Gatlinburg, TN: 321 North to Foothills Parkway. Travel North to I-40 East to exit 447. Turn right on Hartford Road. The Rafting Center is .3 miles on your left, next to Barna Log Homes.

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Smoky Mountain Rivers and Others

Looking for additional thrills in white water rafting, please check out Wildwater Rafting's
other river adventures on the Ocoee, Nantahala and Chattooga rivers.