Raft One Ocoee River Rafting

24 Apr 2014

Whitewater Rapid Classification

Rafting or kayaking on whitewater rapids is exhilarating. For those who are new to the thrill and even for those who are diehard enthusiasts, knowing what to expect from the river goes a long way in enjoying the ride. This is why rapids are classified according to the degree of difficulty and level of danger they represent for the average rafter. Though not an exact science, internationally accepted standards rate rapids on a scale of one to six.

17 Apr 2014

Whitewater Rafting FAQs

Thinking of making whitewater rafting part of your next vacation? Knowing what to expect will significantly increase the fun factor of this already exciting adventure. Read on to see what you need to know and do to get the most of this exhilarating sport.

09 Aug 2013
27 Jun 2013
Safety Speech Photo | Raft One

Safety Speech

Gavin Shelton tries to do another video, but Daniel Tardy steps in an takes control of the video and Gavin tries to take control again.

27 Jun 2013
06 Mar 2013

Opening of Ocoee Rafting Season and Guides Getting in Shape (Guest Post!)

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 […]

27 Jun 2012

Ocoee River Zipline Canopy Tour Adds Zing to Your Day!

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 […]

27 Jun 2012

Ocoee River Rafting Offers Great Summer Adventures For the Whole Family

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 […]

24 May 2012
Raft One new outpost as seen from the canopy tour course.

Raft One has a new outpost!

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 […]

09 Jul 2011

Ocoee Rafting

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.