Welcome to Smooth Rapids Outfitters


Need kayak and tube rentals in Middle Tennessee? Looking for same day trips or overnight camping? In the area and just need a shuttle? Planning a wedding, class reunion, corporate outing, or other outdoor event? Smooth Rapids Outfitters is the answer.

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Located at 245 Durham St. in beautiful McMinnville Tennessee, Smooth Rapids was formed out of a love for lazy river floats. We specialize in the highest quality kayak and tube rentals for a stress free experience. Our service is also mobile. This allows us to design the perfect trip for your group based on experience, water levels, or the desire for different river runs.  The local rivers in McMinnville are perfect for beginners and kids.

In 2014, we introduced our new campsite with full river access. Our storefront is now OPEN! Our 10 acre campground is perfect for tent campers and outdoor events!


Check out our “Trips and Rates” tab above for some suggested floats. We can meet your group at access points and provide shuttle service. With trips pre-charted on the rivers of Warren County ranging from 1 to 8 hours, Smooth Rapids Rentals has your get-away covered.

Contact us:

(931) 4-KAYAK-1 


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Local Owners:

Michael Lockhart

Jimmy Barker

Todd Barker

Mickey Heath

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