From top-notch Tubing to heart-pumping Whitewater Rafting, Smoky Mountain River Rat specializes in making lasting memories. River Rat is your award-winning destination for river adventures in the heart of the Smokies. Family-owned and operated since 1995, River Rat is a unique get away into the great outdoors with the whole family. Grab your swim shoes, unplug and get ready to vacation as nature intended in Mother Nature’s Water Parks. PADDLE! SPLASH! PLAY!