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Pigeon River Officer

Cocke county, Tennessee whitewater outfitter

 
  The starting location is a reasonable drive from Newport. The nature scenery of Cocke County and the playfulness of the water will make you feel great. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. When you're paddling down a Great Smoky Mountains river like this one you always get great scenery along the way
    too. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling rivers. Great exercise and spending some quality time in nature have a lot of people coming here. If you're a camper you can
camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. The average Tennessee whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be harder to run than those in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that rivers here are less forgiving.

Briefly about the general area:
Cataloochee has great slopes and a friendly staff, and you can go for a hike on the Big Branch Trail. And if that's not enough there's heaps more fun stuff to do in the Great Smoky Mountains.
 
If you're popping by Pigeon River Officer from Hartford, you won't be the only one, and great hiking is available along the Baxter Creek Trail. At this river you will always have a good time. A splendid spot to visit next to Pigeon River Officer is Davenport Gap. Pigeon River Officer is a wet place that gets a large amount of precipitation. May is the month that gets the most rain, and October is when it's the driest. Summertime at Pigeon River Officer comes with high temperatures in the 80's with nighttime lows in the 60's. Highs through the wintertime are typically in the 40's while the cold winter nights at Pigeon River Officer are in the 20's.

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Pigeon River Officer.
 Whitewater Near Pigeon River Officer:
Pigeon River, Cocke County, 0 miles away
      Class III+ - 4.66 miles long (Big Creek to Hartford)
Pigeon River, Cocke County, 0 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.2 miles long (Walter's Power Plant at Waterville to Bridge at Hartford)
Big Creek, Haywood County, 2 miles away
      Class IV - 2 miles long (NPS Campground to Confluence with Big Pigeon)
Whitewater Outfitter - Outdoor Adventures, Cocke County, 4 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - USA Raft, Cocke County, 4 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Five Rivers Adventures, Cocke County, 5 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Rip Roaring Adventures, Cocke County, 5 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Rapid Descent River, Cocke County, 5 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Big Creek, Haywood County, 6 miles away
      Class V - 5.4 miles long (Walnut Bottom to NPS Campground)
Pigeon River, Haywood County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V - 7.2 miles long (Harmon Den to Big Creek)
 Ski Areas Near Pigeon River Officer:
Cataloochee, North Carolina , 12 miles away, 740 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 32 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
Wolf Ridge, North Carolina , 42 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 45 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Sky Valley, Georgia , 48 miles away, 210 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Ski Beech, North Carolina , 88 miles away, 830 foot drop, 10 lifts, 15 runs
Sugar Mountain, North Carolina , 88 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 8 lifts, 20 runs
Hawksnest, North Carolina , 90 miles away, 619 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
 Hotels Near Pigeon River Officer:
The Swag, Waynesville , 11 miles away
Knights Inn Newport, Newport , 12 miles away
Quality Inn Newport, Newport , 12 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites NEWPORT SOUTH, Newport , 12 miles away
Parkway Inn Newport, Newport , 12 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Pigeon River Officer:
Davenport Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Hartford, 1 miles away
Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Big Creek, Hartford, 2 miles away
Davenport Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Hartford, 2 miles away
 Trails Near Pigeon River Officer:
Big Branch Trail, Haywood , 3 miles away
Baxter Creek Trail, Haywood , 3 miles away
Stone Mountain Trail, Cocke , 5 miles away
Lower Whiterock Trail, Cocke , 6 miles away
Asbury Trail, Haywood , 6 miles away
 Public Lands Near Pigeon River Officer:
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg - TN , 29 miles away
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC , 39 miles away
Panther Creek State Park, Tennessee , 34 miles away
Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina , 36 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Pigeon River Officer:
Smoky MTN Country Club & Grill, Newport , 11 miles away
Iron Tree Golf Course, Clyde , 15 miles away
Lake Junaluska Golf Course, Waynesville , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Pigeon River Officer
Waterville Lake, Haywood , 6 miles away

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