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Cowboy Tubing

8224 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882-4302
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Best Value

We’ve tubes with other companies, but Cowboy is the best value. No need to spend the extra $5 each... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
bigbeard352
via mobile
A great float!

This river has class two rapids and you are in a tube. My husband busted his tube on a jagged rock... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amy M
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Madill, Oklahoma, United States
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8224 State Highway 73, Townsend, TN 37882-4302
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We’ve tubes with other companies, but Cowboy is the best value. No need to spend the extra $5 each for a shorter ride. Definitely bring your water shoes, and check the water levels before you go.

Thank bigbeard352
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This river has class two rapids and you are in a tube. My husband busted his tube on a jagged rock in the first three minutes. We had a few scrapes and bruises from the rocks. You’re gonna get tossed around on this float. If...More

Thank Amy M
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did an afternoon of tubing here. We arrived around 230 and got in 2 runs before they closed at 530pm (we were last off the river). Cost was 10/person and the route is slightly longer than competitors. They have different size and types of...More

Thank ProfHannah
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We came here in 2014 and plan to always come back when we want to go tubing. Its a great environment and really fun. We came in August when the crowds weren't as crazy, so getting a ride multiple times down to the river was...More

2  Thank Kelli D
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We had a wonderful time at Cowboy Tubing. The staff were so caring and helpful they put us all at our ease .They even lent us swim shoes and provided life jackets for our nine year old daughter. They even provide changing rooms and restrooms....More

Thank Mary-and-Joseph
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

There are many options for tubing in this area and I'm happy we found the best one. Other tubing companies in the area were rude on the phone and I can't believe it would have been better in person. Inside the shop was clean with...More

Thank Maryann M
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Only $10 for endless fun. I would not recommend it for children under 4. A couple of class 2 rapids, someone in our group flipped over in the rapids & had several cuts. Beautiful scenery!

Thank Priscilla Y
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Best tubing experience and was affordable ($10)! The water was a little low, so you got stuck at some points. However, as long as you kept your butt up- it was great. There are 2 other companies who also offer tubing trips. The river rat...More

1  Thank Akurtis28
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

People inside were nice enough and they sold us quite a few items. Be warned if you ask what the water level is and they say, "well it's low today" they mean it's very low and dangerous. We had a good size group and paid...More

4  Thank dianebornell
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The purpose of this review is to share how dangerous this activity can be. These companies should hand out brochures discussing what level rapids to expect and what those levels mean, and then let newbies decide if they want to risk it. Long story short...More

5  Thank Kristie D
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Tonia S
18 July 2016|
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Response from on2glory | Reviewed this property |
It takes about an hour and 15 minutes.
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prepper
16 July 2016|
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Response from Jamie E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that is correct. The cost is $20 if you do not bring your tube back.
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mawmawbb
16 July 2016|
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Response from inglett3 | Reviewed this property |
I do not think there is a minimum age, however I did overhear the staff talking to another guest who had a toddler. The mother was asking if the child could ride in the tube with her and the staff advised against it but as... More
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