Looking to splash into a little more excitement or is riverside relaxation a little more your style? Smoky Mountain River Rat is your East Tennessee destination for a cool escape in the heart of the Smokies. From top-notch tubing to heart-pumping whitewater rafting, we specialize in making lasting memories. Family owned and operated, since 1995, our business is rooted in providing a positive experience for everyone.

Sit back, relax, and float down either the upper or the lower portion of the Little River with our Tubing Outpost in Townsend. The lower section, of the Little River, is our family-friendly float and features relaxing rapids, scenic views, and even a rock jump! Suitable for adventure seekers 2 years and older.

The upper section of the Little River includes a scenic float with adrenaline-pumping rapids and refreshing swimming holes. This adventure is suitable for 6 years and older.

If you’re on the hunt for a little more excitement, our Whitewater Outpost, on the Pigeon River in Hartford, offers exhilarating rafting options for all levels of experience. Whether you’re itching to tackle Class IV rapids, on the Upper Pigeon, or tempted to try your first whitewater rafting trip on the Lower Pigeon, our professional guides can help you pick and prepare for a trip that fits. So what are you waiting for? Our team members are excited to help you plan your trip to the Rat, whether it’s your first or your 50th.

Come play in Mother Nature’s Water Parks! PADDLE! SPLASH! PLAY!

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Get $2 Off Tubing booked online or $13 off any individual rafting adventure. Not valid with other offers.