Kid-Friendly Smoky Mountain Ziplines Your Whole Family Will Love

These Smoky Mountain ziplines are some of the most popular experience tours for thrill-seeking families. On one of these fast-flying adventures, you and your family can soar throughout a gorgeous canopy of trees with stunning views as far as the eye can see.

All the ziplines below are totally kid-friendly, with some even offering experiences for kids as young as 3 years old!

The attractions below include Gatlinburg ziplines as well as locations in Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, Bryson City, and more!

Smoky Mountain Ziplines

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1. Smoky Mountain Ziplines

As you explore the options below, pay special attention to the minimum requirements for participation. The zipline tours with lower age requirements tend to be milder experiences.

Tours with higher age requirements or that require tandem riding tend to up the thrill factor. Some attractions offer multiple tour experiences to meet a variety of customer preferences.

2. Climb Works 

Gatlinburg, TN
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Minimum Requirements

  • 7 years old
  • under 70 pounds will be required to ride tandem with a guide or sibling

This facility offers an impressive 2 1/2 hour canopy tour with amazing views! Depending on the package you choose, you will experience 9 different ziplines, fun sky bridges, and an ATV ride to the top.

3. Zip Gatlingburg

Gatlinburg, TN
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Minimum Requirements

  • 5 years old
  • 45 pounds

The basic experience included 9 ziplines. You can also add on a self-guided ropes course.

4. Anakeesta

Gatlinburg, TN
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Minimum Requirements

  • 7 years old
  • 70 pounds

Enjoy dueling ziplines where you can soar side-by-side with a friend or family member.

After ziplining, you can enjoy the other attractions Anakeesta has to offer including treetop sky bridges, playgrounds for kids, beautifully manicured gardens, shopping, eateries, and more!

5. Legacy Mountain

Pigeon Forge, TN
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Minimum Requirements

  • 3 years old
  • under 70 pounds will be required to ride tandem with an adult

Claiming to be the highest rated ziplining attraction in the state, this facility offers 7 thrilling zipines and several swinging rope bridges. You can also purchase a park hopper pass to visit other attractions for a discount, like laser tag and go-karts.

6. Smoky Mountain Ziplines

Pigeon Forge, TN
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Minimum Requirements

  • 8 years old
  • at least 60 pounds

Experience 4,200 feet of cable with minimal walking. As a bonus, you ride in military trucks to the top of the mountain. How cool is that?

7. Fox Fire Mountain

Sevierville, TN
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Minimum Requirements

  • Goliath -tallest zip line in the Smokies, 10 years old
  • Water Fall Zip Line Tour, 7 years old

This attraction boasts the tallest zip line in the Smoky Mountains. Also on-site is America’s longest swinging bridge.

This family-fun center also boasts swinging bridges, ATV tours, a ropes course, rock climbing, glamping, and more!

8. Adventure Park Zip Line 

Sevierville, TN
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Minimum Requirements

  • 3 years old
  • under 70 pounds will be required to ride tandem with an adult

In addition to daytime fun, this attraction also offers a nighttime zipline adventure. They also offer horseback riding, a ropes course, park hopper passes, and more.

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9. Jayell Ranch

Sevierville, TN
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Minimum Requirements

  • ages 2 and up are welcome to participate
  • young children will need to ride tandem

At this Smoky Mountain zipline attraction, you will enjoy a full 2 miles of ziplines and breathtaking scenery. You can also enjoy ATV tours, UTV tours, a fun mountain tube slide, horseback riding, and more.

10. Wahoo Ziplines

Sevierville, TN
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Minimum Requirements

  • 5 years old
  • 45 pounds

All tours consist of 6 unique ziplines to maximize your fun!

11. Adventure America

Hartford, TN and Bryson City, NC
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Minimum Requirements

  • 10 years old
  • at least 70 pounds

This adventure offers scenic views of the Pigeon River and a practice course for new zippers. This company also offers white water rafting adventures in several locations.

12. Rafting In The Smokies

Hartford, TN
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Minimum Requirements

  • 5 years old and 45 pounds

This location boasts the longest operating season and a gorgeous view of the Pigeon River. Ziplining guests will enjoy 6 lines and 2 sky bridges. White water rafting is also available.

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13. Wears Valley Zip Lines

Wears Valley, TN
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Minimum Requirements

  • 5 years old
  • ages 5-7 must ride tandem

This fully forested adventure offers great views of Mount LeConte and Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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