The Smoky Mountain River Rat is only 15 miles from Pigeon Forge and 45 minutes from Gatlinburg. We have new picnic areas overlooking the Little River in Townsend, Tennessee at both outpost locations. Tube the Little River on the colorful sturdy river tubes. We offer unlimited shuttle services to make your day on the Little River fun and relaxing. Tubing in the Smokies has never been so easy. Smoky Mountain River Rat's Little River Tubing, is a great way to have a Smoky Mountain "mild to wild" water experience while saving your vacation dollars!