Big Creek Expeditions - White Water Rafting
Whitewater Rafting with Big Creek Expeditions
Big Creek Expeditions, Inc. is a whitewater rafting company located on the Pigeon River in scenic Hartford, Tennessee. Professionally guided trips, beautiful mountain surroundings, and memories that will last a lifetime. No experience necessary. We offer two different rafting trips appropriate for any age and skill level. The Upper Section is a thrilling ride through class III and IV rapids for ages 8 and up (or 70+ pounds), while the Lower Section is a scenic float trip for ages 3 and up. Come enjoy the Smoky Mountains by rafting the Pigeon River. This half-day whitewater rafting expedition will be the talk of your vacation. Reserve your spot today!
Upper Pigeon River Rafting Tour
View the scenery of the Smoky Mountains and Cherokee National Forest while enjoying a fully-guided 6 mile stretch of whitewater. Raft over exciting drops and through white capped waves. The Upper Section offers 60 plus rapids that include 10 Class III rapids and 3 Class IV rapids. This provides your group the perfect outdoor adventure for those wanting to enhance the beauty of the Smokies with the thrill of white water rafting Tennessee. No experience necessary. (Minimum age limit: 8 years or 70 pounds)
Lower Pigeon River Rafting Tour
The Lower Pigeon River Trip is more relaxing and better suited for those who seek a more leisurely trip, or have children that do not meet the requirements for the Upper Pigeon River Trip. The Lower Section consists of fully guided Class I and II whitewater. Your group can expect plenty of time for swimming and playing in the river on this trip! The premiere float trip for scenic views of the Smoky Mountains. No experience necessary. (Minimum Age: 3 years old)
The scenery surrounding the Pigeon River is just as breath-taking as the rapids. Skirted by the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Cherokee National Forest, Martha Sundquist State Forest and the Appalachian Trail, the Pigeon has carved its rocky riverbed through some of the most dramatic country in East Tennessee.
- No Experience Necessary
- Minimum age: 8 years old or 70 lbs.
- 2 hours - whitewater
- Length of rafting trip - 5 miles