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 2010 and is the only zipline/canopy tour that crosses over the Pigeon River.
This tour is convenient to Asheville, Knoxville, Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg and includes zips that fly you beside, above and across the Big 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. Tours run rain or shine.
This canopy tour takes visitors deep into the Smoky Mountain Creek Gorge exposing a lush forest of ferns, wildflowers, towering sycamore trees, rock cliffs, cascading waterfalls and moss covered bolder gardens. Allow 3 1/2 hours, but smaller groups might complete the course faster. The Waterfall Gorge Canopy Tour includes:
This zipline experience gives you a great introductory sampling of adventure ziplining without the commitment of the full course. Allow 2 1/2 hours, smaller groups might complete the course faster. The River Ziplines Tour includes:
All flyers will need to arrive wearing tee shirts, longer shorts or pants and closed toed shoes (required). Tours run rain or shine so please dress appropriately for the weather. Harness seats will wrap around your upper thigh, shoulders and waist so collared shirts and pants will be more comfortable. You will be wearing a helmet, so ball caps are not recommended. Long hair must be tied back and secured. Please leave your cell phones in the car.
Each participant is provided with state of the art equipment including helmets, full body harnesses, trolley, gloves and tether lines. Two Canopy Rangers per group. All Canopy Tour Rangers are trained to ACCT standards and all courses are built and inspected by ACCT members to provide state of the art safety and fun!
Combine your canopy tour with a Pigeon River rafting trip or Jeep Tour for a full day of activity.
8 years and 60 lbs to 250 lbs. Weight variations effect momentum when zipping. New- Our canopy tours will now accommodate kids 8 yrs. old and up with a minimum weight of 60 lbs. (1 adult/kid under 12 yrs. old).
Open thru Thanksgiving weekend. Reservations are recommended and can be made by booking online or contacting Wildwater at 866-699-2402.Book Online Now! Pigeon River Canopy Tours Waiver
3555 Hartford Rd.
Hartford, TN 37753
Reservations #: 866-319-8870
Local #: 423-487-3307
GPS Coordinates: 35 49′ 10 N 083 08′ 53 W
Pigeon River Canopy Tours is located at exit 447 in Hartford, Tennessee (Hartford Road). Turn right on Hartford Road. The Rafting Center is 1/2 mile west of the gas station. Please check your map to confirm driving routes.
***Internet mapping and some car GPS systems do not give the correct directions to some of our rural locations. Please have a copy of our directions as your primary source or as a backup.