A happy group of people white water rafting near Gatlinburg at Smoky Mountain Outdoors.

Top 4 Reasons Why You Should Go Rafting in the Smoky Mountains

Are you trying to find something fun to do when you stay at our campground? There are plenty of fun things to do at our campground, but if you want to add a little adventure to your vacation, you should go rafting in the Smoky Mountains! You have quite a few trips to choose from, but no matter which one you choose, you’ll have a blast! Here are the top 4 reasons why you should go rafting in the Smoky Mountains:

1. Get Outside

White water rafting close to our campground in the Smoky Mountains.One of the best parts of going rafting is you get to be outside! The Smoky Mountains are a great place to spend some time outdoors. And on a hot summer day, you will want to do an activity that helps you cool off! There are several trips you can choose from, but every trip will take at least a couple of hours, so you get to spend time outside taking in the beauty of the area. If you love being outdoors, going rafting is a great activity for you!

2. It’s Fun

If you have been trying to figure out something fun to do, you should go rafting! You will have a blast floating down the river and experiencing a huge variety of rapids. You can socialize and look around on the calmer parts of the river while really getting into the fun bounciness of the rapids. Plus, you’ll make a ton of memories when you go rafting with family and friends.

3. Perfect for Everyone

A family going white water rafting near Pigeon River Campground.Rafting in the Smoky Mountains isn’t just for adults and teenagers. It is a great activity for small children, kids, and grandparents too! All of the people who are on vacation with you can enjoy white water rafting. If you have small kids with you, you should take them on the lower river trip since it doesn’t have quite as many rapids, while older kids who can swim can go on the upper river trip. No matter how old they are, everyone will enjoy going rafting!

4. Near Our Campground

A great perk of rafting in the Smoky Mountains is how close this fun activity is to our campground! No one wants to spend a really long time traveling to and from places to do something fun. Once you are ready to go, just head out and you will be at the outpost in no time. You can go out and have a blast, but we know how tiring doing something this active can be once it is over. Luckily, you won’t have to travel very far to get back to your campsite since the rafting outpost is fairly close to our campground!

More Things to Do at Our Campground

Closeup of a girl with a dandelion on the Little Pigeon River.Want to know what you can do when you stay with us? We have outdoor games you can play together, such as cornhole, volleyball, and horseshoes. There’s also plenty of room for kids to run around and play. We also have a creek with private beach access so you can play in the water.

Rafting in the Smoky Mountains is a great thing to do on your vacation. Are you ready to start planning your next trip? Find out more about camping with us then book your spot!