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Smoky Mountain Zipping | Ziplining | Canopy Tours

Zipping is where the nature-lover meets the thrill-seeker. The Smoky Mountains is home to many exciting outdoor adventures, but the zipline is one of the favorite outdoor adventures of visitors.

Fast, fun, and exhilarating, this spectacular adventure offers nature lovers and thrill seekers alike the unique opportunity to zip through the treetops on a network of cables suspended high above the forest floor, overlooking nature's finest show.

Friendly and experienced guides will give you a detailed safety and equipment orientation before you are fitted with your personal gear for the tour.

For thrill-seekers and nature lovers alike, it's the perfect adventure for families and couples seeking to escape the fast-paced city, or adults looking for something new.


Zipping in the Smokies
Experience Zipping in the Smokies at the River Island Adventure—conveniently located right behind our rafting outpost in Hartford, TN! It's great for families, groups, and corporate outings. Feel the anticipation growing as you cross the 150' swinging bridge to our breathtaking ten acre wooded island in the middle of the Big Pigeon River. After you receive your safety gear and instruction session with your personal adventure guide, you'll climb high in the air on our impressively constructed zipline tower. Get set for an adrenaline rush as you zip down our 600' long dual racing lines. Then it's right back to the treetops on our next tower for another exhilarating 500' zip.

Adventure Park Zip Lines at Five Oaks
Each line you zip down gets even better than the last and the final stretch is unbelievable! Over 2,000 feet long and towering above all obstacles to give you a clear look at the picturesque mountains, we truly saved the best for last. We encourage you to compare our Smoky Mountains zip line tour to any around when it comes to value, convenience and fun.

Adventure Ziplines of Sevierville
All around the world folks are discovering the fun of zip Lines. In the United States, zip line attractions are popping up from Hawaii to Alaska and California to Maine. This relatively new activity/sport is an exhilarating rush to those who try it and fits in nicely with the new "green movement" that seems to be on everyone's mind these days, and rightfully so.

Climb Works
Zip over ravines, streams, trees, wildlife, and gorgeous views of the National Park. Your tour will consist of 13 unique adventures up in the canopy of the trees. While learning about nature you will also be overcoming your fears as you make your way over 9 different zip lines, 3 canopy sky bridges, and a fun unique surprise at the end.

Foxfire Mountain
Foxfire Mountain offers a pleasant family-oriented park-like atmosphere where you can enjoy world-class zip lining on our 2-hour Canopy Tour, a guided Wilderness Safari by ATV, a peaceful walk along creeks and through forests to our Cliffhanger Bridge over a 60' waterfall, and of course just plain family fun!

Gatlinburg Ziplines Treetop Aerial Adventures
Gatlinburg's most exciting new attraction overlooking downtown Gatlinburg, with over 50,000 zipliners who swung like Tarzan from tree to tree. 9 zipline treetop canopy tour. Gatlinburg Ziplines is the only ziplines in Gatlinburg,a block from downtown Gatlinburg. Soar over Great Smoky Mountains National Park, with panoramic views of downtown Gatlinburg and the Space Needle from your bird's eye view.

Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tours
More than a zip line ride, NGCT takes you through multiple ecosystems, past hemlocks, into hardwoods, and through a deciduous forest packed with native flowering plants such as mountain laurel, dogwood, rhododendron, giant Frazier magnolia, rare umbrella magnolia, silver bells and many more. Your canopy ranger will point out these natural features and will also share with you some of the cultural history of the gorge.

Pigeon River Canopy Tours
A Zip Thru the Smokies and Over the Big Pigeon River. Enjoy a soaring and gliding experience naturally fueled by a gradual elevation change in the Smoky Mountains of TN. Pigeon River Canopy Tours opened in May, 2010 and is the only zipline/canopy tour that crosses over the Pigeon River. This new attraction in the Asheville, Knoxville, Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg area includes zips that fly you beside, above and across the Pigeon River and back to your starting point at heights up to 120 feet above the river. Numerous stair climbs are required and can be strenuous.

Smoky Mountain Ziplines and Canopy Tours
Tarzan did it… now so can you. Flying through the trees at up to 40 miles per hour is an exhilarating experience you'll never forget. The fun begins once you arrive at our location in Pigeon Forge. Canopy tours start off slow and low, allowing you to get a feel for the lines. Each stretch of the tour gets longer, higher, faster and more exciting. With two professional guides close by at all times, you'll discover an adrenaline rush unlike any other.

Wahoo Ziplines
Get your adrenaline pumping as you travel down SIX signature mountain ziplines, each bringing its own unique thrill. You will zip under, through, and over the tree tops at speeds up to 40 MPH. Our zipline guides can escort you on a private or family zip line tour, or assist you in team building exercises for your school, church, or company groups.

Waterfall Gorge Canopy Tour
This canopy tour takes visitors deep into the Smoky Mountain Creek Gorge exposing a lush forest of ferns, wildflowers, towering trees, rock cliffs,cascading waterfalls, and moss covered boulder gardens.


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