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Top 4 Reasons Why Our Ocoee River Rafting Company Tops the Competition

If you’ve been searching for the best white water rafting outfitter to provide a fun and safe trip on the Ocoee River, look no further! Our licensed and professional company has been in operation since 1983 and has an excellent reputation for high-quality outdoor adventures, customer service, and safety! It is no wonder why so many folks return year after year to enjoy our thrilling trips through class III and IV rapids! Here are the top 4 reasons why our Ocoee River rafting company tops the competition:

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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:

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Top 3 Places to Purchase Ocoee and Smoky Mountain Gifts for the Outdoors Type

Do you know an outdoorsy person who would love to have a trinket from East Tennessee? Every year, our staff buys personal gear, river equipment, and gifts from many local companies in the area. Some of these companies make lifestyle products and beautiful handmade jewelry that are functional and would be a great gift. We even carry some of these products in our gift shop! Here are the top 3 places to purchase Ocoee and Smoky Mountain gifts for the outdoors type:

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Top 4 Reasons Why Our Ocoee Rafting Gift Cards Make the Perfect Holiday Gift

The holiday season is just about here, which means it’s time to find that perfect gift for your family and friends! Make this season extra special by treating your loved ones to an adventure of a lifetime on the Ocoee River! Our gift cards are available online and can be used for any of our thrilling whitewater rafting trips, including our popular Middle Ocoee Whitewater Rafting Trip! Here are the top 4 reasons why our Ocoee rafting gift cards make the perfect holiday gift:

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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:

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Top 4 Reasons Why You’ll Want to Put Ocoee River Rafting on Your Bucket List

When it comes to the experiences you want to accomplish during your lifetime, you’ll definitely want to have Ocoee River rafting high on your bucket list! While you might find other white water rafting outfitters at various locations throughout the country, our rafting trip has been named as “the nation’s most popular” for its 5 miles of exciting class III and IV rapids! If you think you are only going to go white water rafting once in your life, you might as well go with the best! Here are the top 4 reasons why you’ll want to put an Ocoee River rafting trip on your bucket list:

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

Top 3 Reasons Why You’ll Love the Guides of Our Ocoee Rafting Tours

While white water rafting on the Ocoee River is certainly a thrilling adventure, it’s the guides who make our rafting excursions an extra special experience! Your professional guide will lead you down a spectacular gorge in the Cherokee Forest, providing all the guidance and reassurance you need for a memorable journey through the rapids! Here are the top 3 reasons why you’ll love the guides of our Ocoee rafting tours:

fall foliage in the Cherokee National Forest

Top 3 Reasons Why You’ll Want to Visit the Cherokee National Forest This Fall

The Cherokee National Forest is a popular destination because of its gorgeous scenery and fun recreational opportunities, ranging from hiking to white water rafting! While it is a wonderful place to visit all year long, the fall season is an extra special time to experience the natural beauty of this amazing area of Tennessee! Here are the top 3 reasons why you’ll want to visit the Cherokee National Forest this fall:

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Rafting on the Ocoee River: 5 Reasons You Should Embark on Our Full River Trip

At first glance, the Ocoee may seem like just another peaceful river. Looks can be deceiving because this is definitely not the case when you are paddling on the rapids. During your next visit, you should explore all that this beautiful river has to offer on our Full River Trip. Here are 5 reasons why you should go rafting on the Ocoee River and take our Full River Trip!

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4 Reasons to Spend Your Birthday Rafting on the Ocoee River

If you have a birthday coming up and you’re still not sure how you want to celebrate the special occasion, we have the perfect idea for you! Join us for a day on the river, taking in the beautiful scenery and facing the rapids! This will be a birthday you’ll never forget! Here are 4 reasons to spend your birthday rafting on the Ocoee River:

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Top 3 Reasons to Hike the Benton Falls Trail While Visiting Ocoee TN

While heading to Ocoee TN for one of our thrilling white water rafting expeditions, extend your visit with a hike along the Benton Falls Trail! This is another wonderful opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors and it makes a great complement to your rafting adventure! You may even want to start your morning with a hike and then cool off with us on the river! Here are the top 3 reasons to hike the Benton Falls Trail while visiting Ocoee TN: