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Tag : ocoee river rafting

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 […]

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! 

04 Sep 2014

Tips for Rafting with Kids

The thought of taking children along for an Ocoee white water rafting trip may seem crazy and absurd to some parents, but a lot of moms and dads would love nothing more than to give their kids an outdoor adventure of a lifetime. What better way to break free from the TV and video games for a weekend than by participating in a true, fun-filled family experience? 

29 Aug 2014

Whitewater Rafting Myths

If given the opportunity, most people would jump on the chance to go whitewater rafting. It is the perfect outdoor activity, especially during the summer months when the weather is hot and the rapids are in full force. The thrill of coasting down a river with friends in tow is an incredible bonding experience, one that few other get-togethers can provide. 

14 Jul 2014

What It Takes To Be an Ocoee Rafting Guide

Often when sitting in the back of a raft I am asked, “What does it take to become an Ocoee River raft guide?” I usually retort, “Astonishing good looks and humility.” Seriously, I just happen to be finishing up training for this season and thought I’d write up a little summary of what we did this year.

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.