Guided whitewater rafting adventures are available only 45 minutes from Berry Springs Lodge with miles of challenging and exciting Class III and IV rapids on one of the country’s premier rivers. Experience the excitement of whitewater rafting on the Pigeon River. The Pigeon River in Tennessee has become the most popular whitewater rafting adventure in America with over twenty continuous rapids and many play spots for miles of endless fun and adventure. Located near the Cherokee National Forest and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, the Pigeon River flows through a beautiful gorge surrounded by scenic wildlife and natural wonders. Pigeon River rafting trips run on weekends only in the months of April, May, September and October. During June, July and August, trips run daily except on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.