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4 Thrilling Ziplines in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains


Experience scenic views from every direction when you book the best Gatlinburg zipline tours! Even if you have never done one before, the knowledgeable staff at these attractions will help you along the way and ensure the highest safety standards for all. You won’t regret adding this outdoor activity to your vacation itinerary. We want to share some family-friendly ziplines in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains that you won’t want to miss, including the ziplines at Anakeesta and Ober’s River Canopy Tours!

1. Anakeesta Dueling Zipline Adventure

If you are already planning to visit this popular attraction during your visit, be sure to add on zipline tickets! The Anakeesta Dueling Zipline Adventure is perfect for family and friend groups, with 3 zips and multiple rappels that provide an adrenaline rush you won’t soon forget! Riders must be 7 years old and 70 pounds to participate. Those under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 

2. Climb Works

ziplines near gatlinburgAnother fantastic zipline in Gatlinburg is located right next to the national park! At Climb Works, you can enjoy a 2-hour guided tour complete with an ATV ride to the top, 6 side-by-side ziplines, 4 sky bridges, educational information about Smoky Mountain history, and the most stunning panoramic views. Plus, there is no need to hand brake! Their innovative braking system and expert staff ensure you only have to focus on one thing- having a great time!

3. Legacy Mountain Ziplines

Soar from mountain top to mountain top at Legacy Mountain Ziplines! They have 7 lines of exhilarating family fun, and it is also a hit with groups of all sizes. Anyone over the age of 4 (and over 40 pounds) can participate, and those 16 and younger must ride with an adult. Located just off the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, this attraction is just a short drive from Gatlinburg. 

4. Ober’s River Canopy Tour

pigeon riverOne of the best zipline tours near Gatlinburg that you might not know about is Ober’s River Canopy Tour. Located close by in Hartford TN, this unique experience features a 13-line course with multiple sky bridges and crossings over the Big Pigeon River for around 3 hours of thrills! They also offer a River Runner Express tour that is around 90 minutes long and includes 7 ziplines. And don’t worry, you will still be able to complete the longest and highest lines of the course! 

Where To Stay 

There is no better place to stay near the best ziplines in Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains than one of our affordable Gatlinburg cabins! We have options for every budget, with amenities like pet-friendly, private indoor pools, seasonal resort pool access, game rooms, spectacular views, and more. Whether you just need 1 bedroom or 5+ bedrooms for the whole crew, we know you will make lots of unforgettable memories during your stay! You can enjoy all the benefits of a private cabin while still being close to all the action downtown, from shops and restaurants to attractions and hiking trails in the national park. 

Browse our selection of cabin rentals in Gatlinburg and start planning your outdoor adventure in the Smokies!