The Great Smoky Mountain National Park
The Great Smoky Mountain National Park offers visitors the opportunity to see wildlife in their natural surroundings. Guests can enjoy auto tours, hiking, picnicking, bicycling, fishing and so much more.
Rafting Outdoor Adventures
Outdoor Adventures offers Guided Whitewater Rafting on the Big Pigeon River in Eastern Tennessee bordering the Smoky Mountains National Park. We raft near Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and Sevierville areas in Tennessee and Asheville, Cherokee, and Maggie Valley areas in North Carolina.
Pigeon River rafting trips are perfect to enjoy with friends, families and groups. Create unforgettable memories while visiting the Smokies with your friends and families while our highly trained and entertaining guides maneuver you on the Pigeon River through exciting whitewater or share with you a gentle trip with the small children including splashing and very introductory whitewater. Come ready for fun and we’ll do everything else! We take great pride in our customer service, quality equipment, and beautiful location on the river, all of which make your experience the best
Nantahala Outdoor Center
Experience exciting whitewater rafting on the Pigeon River with Nantahala Outdoor Center. This three hour rafting adventure will include Class III-IV rapids and beautiful riverside scenery.
Arts & Crafts Community
Local artisans showcase their paintings, woodwork, jewelry, pottery and more on this 8-mile trail which has been designated as a Tennessee Heritage Arts Trail.
Ober Gatlinburg offers four seasons of fun for the entire family. In the fall, winter and spring months, enjoy 8 slopes of skiing and snowboards. In the summer, visitors will love the indoor ice arena, scenic chair lift, amusement park and Smoky Mountain Wildlife Encounter.
Ripley’s has an adventure to please everyone. Be sure to inquire about combo discounts at the Ripley’s Ticket Centers.
- Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies
- Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum
- Ripley’s Haunted Adventure
- Ripley’s Mirror Maze
- Ripley’s Moving Theater
- Ripley’s Davy Crockett Mini Golf and Arcade
Trout fishing is a popular outdoor activity in Gatlinburg. There are many streams located within the city limits, or you might like to try your luck fishing in theGreat Smoky MountainsNational Park. Fishing license are available for purchase at theGatlinburgWelcomeCenterlocated just off Highway 441.
Gatlinburg offers two public golf courses which are open year round. The recently renovated courses feature unforgettable surroundings and challenging.