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Big Creek Expeditions

3541 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2110
+1 423-487-0178
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Scenic Floats on the Lower Section of the Pigeon River
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White Water Rafting on the Pigeon River
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“the river” (146 reviews)
“great guide” (33 reviews)
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3541 Hartford Rd, Hartford, TN 37753-2110
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+1 423-487-0178
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"water shoes"
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"an amazing experience"
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Had a safe professional prep for the rafting trip with great gear and services. The guide was friendly and knew the river, it's history, and shared stories of his own life with us. Great for kindergartners and up.

Thank Mark J
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Absolutely awesome time. The guide was very knowledgeable and experienced. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

Thank Penny K
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

The white water rafting trip was awesome!!! We had planned zip lining too, but it did not work out. But if it was half as much fun as the white water rafting, you would not be disappointed. Well done!! Great for kids of all ages...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely awesome time thanks to our guide Erica. We've been on several other whitewater trips on different rivers, but this was probably the best trip based on the guide's knowledge and ability to maneuver the raft in spite of the groups she was working with....More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The staff was friendly, knowledgable, and our guide Stoney was awesome. Would recommend this to people of all ages and skill level.

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Our family of 5 drove up from Florida to watch the Eclipse. Whitewater rafting was something I definitely wanted to include on this trip, so I started trying to find the best deals. There was a Groupon for Big Creek and a few other places,...More

Thank Shawna A
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

We had an amazing time on the river with the very nice folks from Big Creek. Their equipment, instruction, gift shop, restrooms and guides are all top notch. The Pigeon River is mostly class 2-3, with a few good rips. Other parts are fairly serene...More

Thank laminicooperman
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We took our kids (11 and 7) whitewater rafting and it was such an amazing experience! The folks at Big Creek don't play with safety and the ride was amazing. Don't be scared of the "upper" river ride with kids, as the guides are very...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Big Creek Expeditions what a blast. My wife the wild women had this on her bucket list. 1st class experience with this company. Our guide Greg (Chubbs - you will have to ask) made the trip even more worth it. He was very safe, knowledgeable...More

Thank Randy S
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Nicole V
4 June 2016|
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Response from BigCreekExpeditions | Property representative |
Thanks for the question, Nicole. At the end of every trip, guests will return to our rafting outposts where they can view a slideshow of the pictures taken during their trip. After getting a preview, you can purchase a disc... More
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mtr82
31 March 2016|
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Response from BigCreekExpeditions | Property representative |
Thanks for the inquiry! Of the two sections, the Scenic Float on the Lower Section of the Pigeon River is very calm with a small taste of whitewater. Guests on this section can expect great scenery, some fun splashes, and... More
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JS32810
26 July 2015|
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Response from BigCreekExpeditions | Property representative |
Good question! Unfortunately though, Benji was not able to be on the river with us this year. He has been dealing with some health issues that have kept him from being a full-time guide. We definitely miss him and hope he... More
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