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4 Reasons to Drop Everything and Go Ziplining in Wears Valley

Calling all thrill seekers! We at Visit My Smokies have found one of our new favorite ways to spend the afternoon, and it involves ziplining in Wears Valley. Not only does this adventure offer incredible views, but it is also one of the easiest ways to add a whole new sense of adventure to your family’s next Smoky Mountain vacation.

Don’t believe us? Check out our top 4 reasons to drop everything and go ziplining in Wears Valley below.

(See Related: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About the History of Wears Valley TN)

Gorgeous Scenery

If you are looking for the best way to take in the beautiful natural scenery of the Great Smoky Mountains, look no further than a ziplining in Wears Valley adventure. There is no question how great the views of the scenic Smoky Mountains can be from several hundred feet above the ground. There are no buildings, trees, or other things to get in your way as you try to take in the gorgeous scenery.

Not to mention, with fall just around the corner, spending the afternoon ziplining in Wears Valley is one of the best ways to experience the fall colors in the Smoky Mountains.

If you need more proof of the gorgeous views that come with a day spent ziplinging in Wears Valley, be sure to check out the video below!

Thrilling Adventure

As we mentioned earlier, ziplining in Wears Valley is a great way to add a thrilling sense of adventure to your next Smoky Mountain vacation. The feeling of the wind in your hair as you zip past the tree tops is unlike any other attraction experience.

ziplining in Wears ValleyFace Your Fears

If you have every had a fear of heights, then there is no better or safe way to conquer this fear than to spend the afternoon ziplining in Wears Valley. During the adventure, you and your family are securely attached to a thick cable that has been tested against the highest standards in the industry.

In addition, you will also be wearing a helmet to protect your head from any unforeseen branches or bumps along the ride.

Essentially, during your Smoky Mountain zip line adventure, all you will have to do is lean back and enjoy the ride as you feel your fear of heights fly away with the breeze in the air.

Good Exercise

We understand, no one really likes to hear the words exercise and vacation in the same sentence. However, families who add ziplining in Wears Valley to their vacation itinerary can do so without even realizing it.

You and your family will be too busy having fun to even realize the calories you are burning from walking across the rope bride or holding on to the zip line cable.

About Wears Valley Zipline Adventures

Now that we have told you about all the exciting reasons why you should go ziplining in Wears Valley, now it is time to tell you about the best place to do it it, Wears Valley Zipline Adventures.

close up on equipment used when zip lining in Wears ValleyCourses

Wears Valley Zipline Adventures offers two thrilling courses for guests to choose from.

The first course, known as the original course, offers 3,100 feet of thrilling zip line adventures spread out onto four different cables. The course also includes a scenic rope bridge that will take your group even further into the natural beauty of the area.

The second course, known as the Supersized Course, offers three additional lines with a total of 3,600 feet of ziplining in Wears Valley. An add on to the Original Course, this route is a bonus course you can decide to take once you are out on the lines for your original adventure.

Click here for a map of the courses at Wears Valley Zipline Adventures.


Although they are open year-round, during this time of year, Wears Valley Zipline Adventure is by reservation only. The first tours usually go out between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

To schedule your family’s ziplining in Wears Valley adventure, all you have to do is give them a call at (865) 428-1545.


Located just a short drive from Pigeon Forge, Wears Valley Zipline Adventures is the perfect place for families wanting to try their hand at zip lining in a calm and relaxing environment. Thanks to the fact that this Wears Valley attraction is located away from the hustle and bustle of the Parkway and downtown Gatlinburg on 43 ‘unspoiled’ acres, families will enjoy the ability to focus on the beautiful nature that surrounds them during their adventure.

For driving directions to Wears Valley Zipline Adventures, feel free to use the map below.


Prices at Wears Valley Zipline Adventures vary by course selection. If you only want to do the original course, it is $59.95 per person, plus tax. If you decide to do the add on course, then it is only an additional $19.95, plus tax.

That being said, the Wears Valley attraction is also offering an exclusive $10 off coupon on their website, so guests will only have to pay $49.95 per person. You could also think of this as only having to pay half-price for the additional course.

Groups of 10-15 or more will also enjoy an additional $5 off at this Wears Valley attraction. Military and Senior discounts are also available.

Looking for information on even more fun things to do in Wears Valley and the Smoky Mountains? Be sure to check out the Smoky Mountain attractions section on our website. There you will find a ton of information on all the thrilling and exciting activities just waiting to be discovered by your family during your next vacation in the Smoky Mountains.