Want to soar through the Smoky Mountains without the use of a plane or helicopter? Try ziplining at Wears Valley Zipline and see the Smokies in its most natural state. Fly through the trees like one of birds as you zip down through the Smokies’ lush canopy.
It’s a myth that it takes driving into the middle of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to experience the majestic views you see on postcards and the like. When you arrive at Wears Valley Ziplines, they bring the view to you! Let them prove to you. Their ziplines are some of the newest in high adventure in the Smokies. Wears Valley Ziplines is easy to find, they’re just four miles from the parkway in Pigeon Forge, between Pigeon Forge and Wears Valley.
Wears Valley Ziplines has such great views because they’re located on 43 private, unspoiled acres, and they’re vantage points are really something brag about. In fact, you’ll need to park in the parking area right on Wears Valley Road and let them transport you to the mountaintop office via four-wheel-drive shuttle.
Once you’re at the office, you may not be in a hurry to go ziplining, because you’ll see (weather permitting) majestic views of the Smokies range, including Mt. LeConte right from the front porch.
Though, once you begin your zipline tour, you’ll be amazed by the great views as you make your way along – a mile and a quarter’s worth of zipline fun. Wears Valley’s longest line measures 2,000 feet-nearly a half-mile-and gives you nearly a full minute to hang out and look at the surrounding mountain terrain as you speed through the air. Another of the lines is 300 feet above ground level and gives you a real bird’s-eye view of the surrounding terrain.
So if you’re looking for the best place to see mountain views and also zipline, Tennessee is where you’ll find it at Wears Valley Ziplines.