The Ocoee River in in the Cherokee National Forest is among the most popular whitewater rafting destinations in the country, and also one of the most dangerous. It has more than 20 continuous rapids. More than 300,000 people go every year. The rapids are categorized as Class III, but Mickey’s is Class IV. Adventurers get to choose between a 5-foot ledge drop into a deep hole or a rocky descent down a 4-foot ledge. Few adventures are as thrilling and terrifying at the same time as riding mighty waves.