The Legendary Ocoee River – The Ultimate in White Water Rafting!

The Ocoee River has become recognized as the ultimate river for Tennessee rafting since it was chosen as the venue for the 1996 Olympic whitewater events. Boasting the most continuous class III and IV rapids of any river in the United States, the Ocoee River will give you a romping, rollicking ride through the scenic Ocoee Gorge.

Rolling Thunder River Company has become the preferred Ocoee River Rafting company with over 40 years of experience providing top of the line rafting trips. Since 1977, over a million guests have chosen and trusted Rolling Thunder to provide them with memorable river trips. We want you to leave us feeling that your time and money were well spent and, more importantly, with a newly discovered passion for the sport of whitewater rafting.

Ocoee Whitewater Rafting is a low cost, high value experience which will 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.

Olympic Class White Water Rafting

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 River were one of the best kept secrets in the Southeast. Then the whole world watched the ancient Ocoee 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 legendary Ocoee River will give you a rowdy, romping, rollicking ride. Ocoee White Water Rafting is the perfect way to get your adrenaline rushing.

The dam-controlled Ocoee River has two separate sections for rafters to tackle – the Upper and the Middle. 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 Ocoee River Trip Schedule will show you which days each section is available. We use top of the line self bailing six person rafts on this river in order to give you the best possible ride on the water. River rafting is a great way to rejuvenate your spirit! Just try it.

Half Day or Full Day Trips

Ocoee River rafting is available as half day or full day trips 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 where you will find an abundance of restaurants and lodging.

The Ocoee River attracts hundreds of thousands of rafters each season. The Ocoee River has become a popular destination for people seeking fun and adventure. Join us for an action packed adventure on the famous Ocoee River.

Rolling Thunder River Company has earned its reputation with every single trip as a safety conscious provider of high quality river adventures. Join us for the ultimate in Ocoee River rafting.