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Address: 8303 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882-4308
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+1 865-448-8000
09:00 - 19:00
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This was our first experience tubing and not a great one. Staff dropped us off with vague wave toward a steep bank that was the put-in. We were unprepared for the current and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Greater Cincinnati
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4 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a very bad experience or us. I wish I had looked on here before going, This place has no age limit, but they put you in at a spot in the river that adults have a hard time getting through. And then, you just walk down the bank in the dirt to get in the river. Advertised as... More 

Thank auntmom1968
Greater Cincinnati
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69 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first experience tubing and not a great one. Staff dropped us off with vague wave toward a steep bank that was the put-in. We were unprepared for the current and yelling frantically as a few kids were swept downstream while another's tube took off without her. The driver seemed oblivious and took off as we stumbled and... More 

Thank my-momwow
Hartford, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

So after reading all the reviews I felt the urge to write about our experience this past summer. We thought how fun a relaxing day on the river with our kids 5 years old at the time, 16yr, & 24yr. We got there and I went in to pay I asked the girls at the desk if it was safe... More 

2 Thank angelajn26
Level Contributor
21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

My family and I went tubing this past July. I thought that this would be a fun experience for the family as it was advertised as such. They advertised a "family float" as well as a more dangerous float if you were up for the challenge. My husband and I along with our 3 children age 13, 11, and 4... More 

2 Thank Marissa J
Lexington, Tennessee
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29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

My wife and I enjoyed River Rat tubing during the summer. It was a great way to cool off on a hot day. I recommend it for families and couples who want to have a great day together.

Thank nursemarkrn
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We visited River Rage for what we believed would be a safe tubing adventure with our friends and family. It was advertised as a safe family activity suitable for young children and no experience necessary. This turned out to be a terrifying experience. This activity is not suitable for children under age 12. There is no way to stay together... More 

2 Thank nmbbmomma
Bedford, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

River was very low when we went so had a walk a bit but the views are amazing. Also, no crowds since late in the season. Very friendly staff and a great deal (only $10) for all day tubing.

Thank jskey18
Cape Coral, Florida
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This was our second time coming here. Never disappointed. You can tube down the river all day. Bus runs frequently so there was no waiting. Tubes are in great condition. The river is a little chilly but you get used to it quickly. Fun for the whole family.

Thank p8nsmom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 September 2016

cant beat this for a good time ride down the river from open till close and just $10.00 a person bring sun block

Thank Dan H
Perrysburg, Ohio
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24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We went to River Rage in Aug 2016. The day we went the temperature was in the 90s. At first my wife and I thought it was going to be a slow boring ride down the river. When in fact, it was a nice mix of rapids and gentle currents. We have three kid 10, 8, and 6. All of... More 

Thank Luke W

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