It is that time of the year! We’re heading into rafting season. As the snow begins to melt, and the rivers begin to accumulate more water, rafting season is just around the corner. This means that the professional guides are getting amped up for the upcoming season by staying in shape and preparing for what’s ahead of them. They’ve been busy playing in the mountains, exploring outside of the rafting world and enjoying all that winter brings them wherever they […]
After you have had the excitement of surging down the Ocoee River on one of Raft 1’s famous Ocoee River rafting treks, you can opt to go on one of Raft 1’s other exciting adventures awaiting visitors to the Copper Hill, Tenn. area. One of these thrilling journeys is done via a mile long zipline cable where you will zing down the mountainside while getting fantastic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Cherokee Forest. You will be equipped […]
If you are looking for a fun and different thing to do this family that will offer excitement and adventure for the whole family, then Raft 1 Ocoee River rafting is just what the doctor ordered! Raft 1 also has zip line rides, mountain biking and great accommodations in their cabins and camping areas. Raft 1 has some of the best Ocoee River whitewater rafting trips that you can begin in either Copperhill, Tenn. that run from the middle, upper […]
We are excited to tell you that Raft One has a beautiful new outpost! When approaching Raft One on Highway 64, look for signs indicating our new outpost. Our new location is 0.6 miles east on 64 from our previous outpost. If you are approaching the outpost from the river gorge, you will find us 0.6 miles before the previous outpost. Our new facility features two cabins for lodging, a zipline and canopy tour with outstanding views of the Cherokee National Forest and Blue […]
Rafting the Ocoee River has never been more fun. When you’re trying to decide which rafting company to go with, look at all the independent reviews we’ve gotten on Trip Advisor. There’s a good reason we’re number one. Call us and find out for yourself.
Many of these trailheads are less than 2 miles from the Raft One outpost, so it is easy to ride in & out of where you are staying. These trails range from the most experienced to “I just took my training wheels off”. (Dusty knows these trails best). We have ridden or hiked every square inch of the park, so ask us if you have any questions. This is a great way to spend the afternoon exploring the park’s beauty. […]
For us swimming is a must when hiking during the summer, so we narrowed down the trails with waterfalls. Some of our personal favorites are Benton Falls, Goforth Creek, and Jack’s River Falls. Ask us for information. We’ll tell you how to get there when you come to our outpost. There are great hiking trails inside and surrounding Cherokee National Forest. Many of these trails can be hiked in a few hours by anyone in reasonable shape. Click here to […]