The Eddy

noun: a circular movement of water, counter to a main current, causing a small whirlpool.

Interested in the outdoors in the Great Smoky Mountains? This blog aims to procure readers with information about Big Creek Expeditions, a whitewater rafting outpost in Hartford, Tennessee and all of the unique dining, hiking, outdoor adventures in the area. Hartford is located roughly 45 minutes from the Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville areas and roughly 1 hour from Knoxville and Asheville. We genuinely love the Great Smoky Mountains and the surrounding Pisgah and Cherokee National Forests and want to provide guests to this area with some of our top DO NOT MISS activities and destinations to ensure that you have the most memorable experience.

  • After the Smoke Cleared: 3 Years After the Gatlinburg Fires

    November 26, 2019 by

    November of 2016 brought the largest wildfire in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park’s history, marking the largest natural disaster in Tennessee’s history. Now, three years later, the Smokies are recovering. Several species of plants and animals are thriving in the post-fire forests, new and old destinations both in and outside of the park are… Read more

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