Category : ocoee rafting

08 Jun 2015

Can You Still Go Rafting in the Rain on the Ocoee River?

If you’re planning on going whitewater rafting you should be prepared to get a little wet. Okay, you’re going to get drenched. The Ocoee has Class I, II, III and IV segments. You can expect moderate to intense waves that don’t care that water is supposed to stay outside of the raft. The Ocoee River goes where it wants to go and if you’re floating on top of its water then your raft is fair game. No need to worry […]

29 Apr 2015
How to Become a River Rafting Guide on the Ocoee River | Raft One

What are the different rafting levels on the Ocoee River?

It’s true that there is no experience necessary when it comes to white water river rafting. However, that doesn’t mean that all white water rafting levels are the same. The key to understanding this versatile river is looking at the river in sections. Different sections of the Ocoee River has different classifications. These designations are determined by the American Whitewater Association to give people a method to evaluate the technical difficulty of navigating various sections of a river. White Water […]

14 Apr 2015

When Is Rafting Season?

Are you planning a white water rafting adventure on the Ocoee River? Your trip is sure to be complete with fun, adrenaline and excitement, but the first step to planning your trip is choosing the best time to meet the rapids. When Is Rafting Season? The rafting season has a wide range of best days and times depending on your preferences. Any time the river runs you’ll have fun, but there are better times than others. The best time to […]

23 Jan 2015
Winter Rafting | Raft One

Winter Rafting

Looking for some winter adrenaline and adventure? For those who can’t get enough white water rafting adventure, if you’re ready for a fun weekend trip or extended stay in some of the best winter raft locales across the country, you’re in luck. Since most of Raft One’s river is dam controlled, it will be impossible to white water raft on the Ocoee River until spring when the dam opens back up normal river flow to our area. In the meantime, […]

24 Oct 2014

Have an Adventure Birthday with Raft One

Just because your child has a fall birthday doesn’t mean you are limited to a typical indoor get-together. Treat your son or daughter and their friends to an Ocoee River outdoor adventure birthday party that’s different, fun and memorable with Raft One.

15 Oct 2014

Corporate Rafting Trips in Tennessee

A company whose workers are happy is leagues beyond one whose workers are miserable. Corporations rely on energy, communication and efficiency among their workforce in order to innovate and produce. When busy periods hit and things get stressful, bad morale can spread through a company like the flu if there isn’t an end in sight. Let these two statistics sink in: Companies whose workers report high morale display roughly 20 percent better performance than their peers. A 47 percent boost in company […]

09 Oct 2014

Take a Last-Minute Ocoee River Mini Vacation Without the Kids!

Now is the perfect moment to sneak away for some serious couple time. Get cozy in one of our mountain cabins for rent or enjoy the kind of activities you just can’t with young kids in tow. Below are five reasons why you should let the grandparents spoil your children for the weekend and rediscover what it means to have fun as a couple.

01 Oct 2014

Middle Ocoee vs. Upper Ocoee Rafting

Your white water rafting trip down the Ocoee River is bound to be a fun, exciting time for everyone. A 93-mile stretch through the beautiful Appalachian mountain range, this is one of the longest waterways in the southern part of the country. Due to its various sections, each of which offer unique challenges, the Ocoee has long been a premier rafting destination for local residents and tourists across America. Raft One specializes in guided whitewater tours down the Upper and Middle Ocoee, so here […]

30 Sep 2014

Are You Geared Up To Go?

As you may already know, we offer three river rafting journeys (Middle, Upper and Combined), each of which is exhilarating and jam-packed with adventure. However, without the proper gear, you can bet the trip is going to be less than stellar. Luckily for you, Raft One will send you a short, complementary packing list to help get you started. If you want to go river rafting, these are the items you have to have.

22 Sep 2014

Whitewater Rafting in the Summer: What To Wear

You still have time to enjoy a summer whitewater rafting trip down the Ocoee River. For many, the hot temperatures and sunny days make this season ideal for all outdoor activities, rafting in particular. Gather your friends and family, and prepare for an adventure none of you will ever forget. But first, stock up on the essential gear!