logo
Ready for an exciting whitewater rafting trip on the Ocoee River? Come rafting with Quest Expeditions!
281 US Highway 64, Ocoee, Tennessee 37361
800-277-4537

Follow us

Follow Us

Call Us Today! 800-277-4537

 

Ocoee River

Home / Ocoee River
ocoee river with rapids

4 Fascinating Things to Know About the History of the Ocoee River

The Ocoee River is not just the home to our action-packed white water rafting adventures, but a unique waterway that has a fascinating history! It took millions of years for the river to cut out a steep, winding channel through a mountainside of hard rock, creating the spectacular gorge and rafting opportunities that we enjoy today! Here are 4 fascinating things to know about the history of the Ocoee River:

winter snow mountain

3 Fun Ways for Ocoee River Rafting Enthusiasts to Survive Winter

If you love white water rafting on the Ocoee River and are wondering how you’ll make it through the off-season, you are in luck! While there is nothing quite like the excitement of riding the rapids, there are still plenty of fun things you can do this winter to pass the time! Whether it’s enjoying some thrilling winter sports or just kicking back at home, it will be spring again before you know it! Here are just 3 fun ways for Ocoee River rafting enthusiasts to survive winter:

rafting on the Ocoee River

3 Hydroelectric Dams That Control the Impressive Power of the Ocoee River

The 37-mile stretch of flowing water known as the Ocoee River is controlled by several hydroelectric dams that allow us to provide our thrilling white water rafting adventures! Hydroelectric power is the most reliable, efficient, and economical of all renewable energy sources, and the dams on the river join nearly 30 other power-generating dams throughout the Tennessee River system! Read on to learn about the 3 hydroelectric dams that control the impressive power of the Ocoee River:

Guests pose for a photo during their white water rafting adventure with Quest Expeditions.

Top 4 Ways to Celebrate the Completion of your Ocoee River Rafting Adventure

After an action packed day of white water rafting on the Ocoee River, you’ll want to enjoy a special celebration! It’s not everyday that you get to splash through big waves, challenge amazing rapids and experience stunning views of the gorge in the Cherokee National Forest, so treat yourself for a job well done! Here are the top 4 ways to celebrate the completion of your Ocoee River rafting adventure:

ocoee river with rapids

Where is the Ocoee River and What Can You Do on It?

Maybe you’ve heard of the Ocoee River and how popular it is for white water rafting, fishing, and other outdoor recreation, but you’re not sure exactly where it is. We want to share all the information you could possibly want to know about this beautiful river and all of the fun things to do when you explore it! Keep reading to find out where the Ocoee River is and much more.

Fly Fishing

Everything You Need to Know About Fishing on the Ocoee River

The Ocoee River is internationally-recognized for its white water sites, scenic, beauty, and various recreational activities. However, if you would like to spend a day with a fish on the end of your reel, Ocoee has plenty of opportunities for that too! Here is everything you need to know about fishing on the Ocoee River:

Blog - Quest Expeditions

Summer’s Best Youth Outing

Nothing seems to excite the younger generation quite like white-water rafting. Experience a youth trip at Quest Expeditions, we have it all: teamwork, outdoor adventures, nature and a chance to develop real-life skills. There is no place, for sure, to realize all these adventures like on the storied Ocoee River. Quest provides superior facilities: group lodging,...

Blog - Quest Expeditions

A Unique Adventure – River Snorkeling

Out and About - Snorkeling Near Quest Expeditions When you plan that rafting trip with Quest Expeditions check out some other adventures nearby. The following suggestions are excellent adventures and range in cost from free to inexpensive. Did you know there is excellent snorkeling near Quest Expeditions? Yes, on the Conasauga River, only minutes from our outpost on Highway...