Ocoee River rafting has become recognized as the ultimate whitewater trip in Tennessee since it was chosen as the venue for the 1996 Summer Olympics. Boasting the most continuous class III and IV rapids of any river in the United States, the Ocoee will give you a romping, rafting, rollicking ride through the scenic Ocoee River Gorge.
Rolling Thunder River Company has become the preferred Ocoee rafting company with over 40 years of experience providing top-of-the-line white water adventures. Since 1977, over a million guests have trusted Rolling Thunder to provide them with a memorable Ocoee river trip. With over 700 5-star reviews on Google, you don’t have only take our word for it either! We want you to leave us feeling your time and money were well spent. But more importantly, we’d love for you to leave with a newly discovered passion for whitewater rafting!
In addition, whitewater rafting the Ocoee is actually a low cost, high value experience. It’s sure to enhance your visit to these majestic mountains. Offering two separate sections of surging whitewater, the Ocoee River is THE rafting destination in the Southeast. You can spend a half day rafting one section or all day and raft both sections in the same trip. It’s your choice.
Upper & Middle Ocoee
Ocoee River rafting has become the most memorable highlight of a mountain vacation for hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. For many years, the tempestuous rapids of the Ocoee were one of the best kept secrets in the Southeast. Then the whole world watched the prized river in action when it was chosen as the venue for the whitewater events of the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. As a result, Tennessee rafting on the Ocoee River suddenly became a very popular destination.
With two separate “hang onto your helmet” sections of surging whitewater, the Ocoee River produces the most continuous stretch of class III and IV rapids of any river in the country. The river is dam-controlled and has two separate sections for rafters to tackle – the Upper and the Middle. Go here to find more Ocoee rafting details to figure out which trip fits you best! You will also hear some people refer to the Middle section as the Lower or the traditional. You have the option of just running one section or (on selected days) running both sections. Our trip schedule will show you which days each section is available. We only used best-in-class self bailing six person rafts on this river in order to give you the most amazing ride on the water.
Half Day or Full Day Trips
This trip is available as half day or full day river adventures and is an exciting, fun way to spend part of your vacation time in the Blue Ridge mountains. Our river rafting center is just 15 minutes from Blue Ridge, GA. You’ll will find an abundance of restaurants and lodging nearby.
The Ocoee attracts hundreds of thousands of rafters each season. It has become a popular destination for people seeking fun and adventure. Join us for an action packed adventure on the world-famous Ocoee River. Rolling Thunder River Company has earned its reputation with every trip as a safety-conscious provider of high-quality river adventures. Join us soon for the ultimate in Ocoee River rafting.
MIDDLE VS UPPER SECTIONS