Big Creek Expeditions

Big Creek Expeditions, Inc. is a whitewater rafting company located on the Pigeon River in beautiful Hartford, Tennessee. The Pigeon River is the closest whitewater rafting adventure to Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, and Knoxville, Tennessee, and a short drive from Asheville, and Maggie Valley, North Carolina. We are one of the premier attractions in Eastern Tennessee.

No matter the size of your group, Big Creek Expeditions, Inc. will give you the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Smokies on a professionally guided whitewater rafting adventure. We offer two different rafting trips appropriate for any age and skill level. The Upper Section is a thrilling ride through class III and IV rapids for ages 8 and up (or 70+ pounds), while the Lower Section is a scenic float trip for ages 3 and up.

These half-day whitewater rafting expeditions will be the talk of your vacation. Trips are offered from March until November depending on water levels and weather. Reservations are taken year-round. Come enjoy the Appalachian Mountains by rafting the Pigeon River!