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Rip Roaring Adventures

Cocke county, Tennessee whitewater outfitter

  River Guides
Big Creek
Pigeon River
Whitewater Rafting Trips

If you're coming from Newport it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location. The average Tennessee whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit harder to master than those in other states, so keep in mind that quite a few of the sections here are not easy. The wild scenery of the Great Smoky Mountains is great. You can
    pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. No need to look hard for hotels, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. Getting some good exercise and spending some quality time in
nature are sure to keep you coming back for more. The scenic beauty of Tennessee and the playfulness of the water make the trip here worthwhile. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling places.

Briefly about the general area:
The best way to spend a winter day is on the slopes of nearby Cataloochee. On a fine day at Rip Roaring Adventures you can take a hike along the Stone Mountain
Trail, and the nice folks of Cosby like to hang out close by. This river is so perfect. There is a great hiking trail in close proximity to Rip Roaring Adventures called the Lower Whiterock Trail; Hickorynut Gap is positively a great location to explore. The high level of rainfall makes Rip Roaring Adventures a reasonably wet spot. Of all the months in a year May is the one with the most rain, and the driest month of the year is October. Summertime highs at Rip Roaring Adventures mostly tend to be in the 80's. When the night sets in temperatures drop down into the 60's. All through the winter highs are in the 40's, and winter nights come with lows in the 20's to Rip Roaring Adventures.

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These outdoors activities are available near Rip Roaring Adventures.
 Whitewater Near Rip Roaring Adventures:
Whitewater Outfitter - Five Rivers Adventures, Cocke County, 0 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Rapid Descent River, Cocke County, 1 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - USA Raft, Cocke County, 1 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Outdoor Adventures, Cocke County, 1 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Pigeon River Officer, Cocke County, 5 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Pigeon River, Cocke County, 5 miles away
      Class III+ - 4.66 miles long (Big Creek to Hartford)
Pigeon River, Cocke County, 5 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.2 miles long (Walter's Power Plant at Waterville to Bridge at Hartford)
Big Creek, Haywood County, 5 miles away
      Class IV - 2 miles long (NPS Campground to Confluence with Big Pigeon)
Big Creek, Haywood County, 5 miles away
      Class V - 5.4 miles long (Walnut Bottom to NPS Campground)
French Broad, Cocke County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 8.5 miles long (Del Rio to Bridgeport Market)
 Ski Areas Near Rip Roaring Adventures:
Cataloochee, North Carolina , 15 miles away, 740 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 28 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
Wolf Ridge, North Carolina , 46 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 46 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Sky Valley, Georgia , 49 miles away, 210 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Ski Beech, North Carolina , 91 miles away, 830 foot drop, 10 lifts, 15 runs
Sugar Mountain, North Carolina , 92 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 8 lifts, 20 runs
Hawksnest, North Carolina , 94 miles away, 619 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
 Marinas Near Rip Roaring Adventures:
Indian Creek Boat Dock, Dandridge , 15 miles away
Swann's Marina, Dandridge , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Rip Roaring Adventures:
Knights Inn Newport, Newport , 8 miles away
Hampton Inn Newport, Newport , 8 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites NEWPORT SOUTH, Newport , 8 miles away
Quality Inn Newport, Newport , 8 miles away
Best Western Newport Inn, Newport , 8 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Rip Roaring Adventures:
Fox Fire Camp And Canoe, Hartford, 1 miles away
Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Gilliland Creek, Cosby, 3 miles away
Davenport Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Hartford, 4 miles away
 Trails Near Rip Roaring Adventures:
Stone Mountain Trail, Cocke , 2 miles away
Lower Whiterock Trail, Cocke , 3 miles away
Messer Trail, Cocke , 6 miles away
Baxter Creek Trail, Haywood , 6 miles away
Big Branch Trail, Haywood , 7 miles away
 Public Lands Near Rip Roaring Adventures:
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg - TN , 25 miles away
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC , 43 miles away
Panther Creek State Park, Tennessee , 29 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Rip Roaring Adventures:
Smoky MTN Country Club & Grill, Newport , 7 miles away
Bent Creek Golf Village, Gatlinburg , 13 miles away
Baneberry Golf & Resort, White Pine , 15 miles away
 Lakes Near Rip Roaring Adventures
Waterville Lake, Haywood , 10 miles away

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