Outdoor Adventure Rafting 
Site of the 1996 Olympics!

 

MAILING ADDRESS
P.O. Box 109
Ocoee, TN 37361

 

PHYSICAL ADDRESS
629 Welcome Valley Rd. Benton, TN 37307

 

1-800-OARSMEN 
(1-800-627-7636)
E-mail: oar@raft.com

 

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Directions to Outdoor Adventure Rafting

Directions from I-75

Take Exit 20 from I-75 – onto the Cleveland By-pass (APD-40).

Follow for approximately 8 miles. 

You'll pass a McDonald's and several traffic lights

Stay on the Cleveland By-pass until you see the big green sign Hwy 64 East -  Ocoee Exit

Do not take any other Hwy 64 exit!! If you miss the exit, the Cleveland bypass will continue into Cleveland. 

Exit onto Hwy 64 East – Ocoee Exit (You will be on this road appx 13 miles)

Approximately 9 miles, you will cross over a large bridge over Hwy 411. DO NOT EXIT.

About 3-miles after this, the road narrows to 2-lanes and you will then cross a much smaller bridge over the Lower Ocoee River. 

Take the next left onto Welcome Valley Rd.

If you pass The Ocoee Gondolier Restaurant, on your left, you've gone too far.

Come 1-mile down Welcome Valley Rd and you will see the big blue and white OAR sign on the left. (We are the first company you will come to.)

Follow driveway up to the main building and check-in. Welcome to OAR!

Directions from Chattanooga (South)

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Take I-75 North toward Knoxville. Take Exit 20 – Cleveland Bypass. Turn Right off the exit. You will drive appox. 7 miles. Do not take the Hwy 11/64 exit. You will be looking for the Hwy 64 East “Ocoee” exit. Take this exit. This will be a 4 lane road with a large grassy median. Drive appox. 9 miles, the road will narrow into 2 lanes. You will go appox. 2 more miles and will cross the Ocoee River Bridge. Take the first Left after the bridge onto Welcome Valley Rd. go 1 more mile and you will see our sign on the Left. Turn in and drive up to the main building and check in (note: if you notice a lake on your Right you went too far.)

Directions from Knoxville (North)

Take I-75 South toward Chattanooga. Exit 25 – Cleveland. Turn Right under the bridge ( onto 25th street) Pass several lights and continue on 25th street through town. This now turns into the Cleveland bypass. Stay on the bypass until you come to a big sign Hwy 64 East – “Ocoee”. Take this exit. (This is a 4-lane road with a large grassy median.) Head east and go approx. 9 miles. The road will narrow to 2 lanes, now drive approx. 2 miles. You will cross the Ocoee River Bridge. Take your first Left after the bridge onto Welcome Valley Rd. Go 1 more mile and you will see our sign on the Left. Turn in and drive up to the main building and check in. ( note: if you see a lake on your right you have gone too far. ) 

Directions from Atlanta

Take I-75 North to the White/Chatsworth exit ( Hwy 411 North) Continue on 411 North until you cross the TN Border. ( approx. 1 hr. and do not speed through the small towns.) After you cross the border go approx. 10 miles to Hwy 64 East/ Turn Left before the underpass. ( DO NOT GO UNDER THE BRIDGE) Turn Right onto 64 East and go approx. 2 miles. You will cross the Ocoee River Bridge. After you cross the bridge take your first left onto Welcome Valley Rd. Go 1 mile then you will see our sign on the Left. Turn in and drive up to the main building for check in. (note: If you notice a lake on your Right you went too far)

Directions from Ashville

Take Interstate 40 West to exit 27 near Clyde. Take this exit onto US 19/23/74 Scenic. Stay on 23/74 to Sylva. At this point 23 will split off and you will continue West on 74 past the Cherokee and Bryson City exits. Past this point US 74 will come into conjunction with US 19 again. Continue on 19/74 down to Murphy, NC. From Murphy take US 64 West for about 1 hour. You will cross into TN and pass through the Ocoee River Gorge and Parksville Lake. About 1 mile past the end of the lake you will see Riverside Restaurant on your left and Gondolier Restaurant on your Right . Take the next road on your right, Welcome Valley Road. Go 1 more mile and you will see our sign on the left. Turn in and drive up to the main building and check in ( note if you cross hwy 411 you have gone too far. )

 

Phone number to call if you get lost: 

 1-800-627-7636

Physical address:  629 Welcome Valley Road, Benton, TN 37307