Finding outdoor excitement and thrills in the Great Smoky Mountains isn’t hard to do! With attractions and amenities offered at a various amount of locations and destinations, you’re sure to find that sense of adventure you’ve been craving!

Catch a ride on Bluff Mountain ATV Rides, offering guided ATV trail rides on over 6,000 acres of Smoky Mountain foothills in East Tennessee! In your one to two hour tour, you’ll cross mountains, streams, cover rugged terrain, and experience spectacular views! Bluff Mountain Rentals offers some of the best vacation rentals and accommodations in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and Sevierville. In fact, you’ll receive a 20% discount on ATV rides if you stay in one of their lodging facilities! Small to large group rentals are available for 1 to 7 bedroom cabins and condos from private creek side settings to downtown locations. Bluff Mountain Rental’s Walden Lodge Resort is also available for reunions and corporate retreats.

After you’re done catching your energy at the hotel, lodge, or cabin, get ready for a life changing experience you and your family will remember for vacations to come. The Outdoor Gravity Park is Pigeon Forge’s newest attraction! Experience the 11 foot in diameter OGO plastic sphere where one, two, or even three passengers are able to roll around a variety of obstacles courses and even down a 1,000 foot hill! Or control your speed on the Fishpipe or slip and slide around in the OGO with the optional 20 gallons of water! This is a safe, fun, and totally unique experience for the whole family!

Feed your need for speed at any of Tennessee go-kart speed tracks! Nascar SpeedPark is full-throttle fun with 22 family attractions! Race in for 8 heart-pounding go-kart tracks, 10 exciting family and thrill rides, a 3-story indoor rock climbing wall, 2 mini golf courses, bumper boats, an arcade with over 75 games and a gift shop with NASCAR® licensed apparel, hats, die casts, and much more! There’s also plenty of food for lunch and snacks at the Pit Stop Grill! General admission pricing allows guests all day, unlimited access to all attractions (arcade, food, and merchandise are not included), giving you a day full of exciting family memories!

If you’re looking for options with high-speed excitement and an exhilarating, scenic experience, check out Wildwater Ziplines and zip across, yes, right over, the Little Pigeon River! Canopy tours are available rain or shine, as you zip and fly through the Tennessee forests at heights up to 120 feet in the air! Soar over Waterfall Gorge in 12 zipline sections on treetop decks, catch a view at the beautiful Smoky Mountain Creek cascades, and brag to everyone back home about ‘cliff hanging’ on a platform perched on a 100 foot cliff! Packages are available to groups and individuals featuring the River Zipline Tour and/or the Waterfall Gorge Tour.

Nature’s ultimate thrill ride can be found at the Smoky Mountain Outdoors Whitewater Rafting. Conquer the water while passing through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Martha Sundquist State Forest, Cherokee National Forest, and the Appalachian Trail. This unique location has the longest operating season and plenty of amenities on site to give you the best experience possible. Try seeing Pigeon Forge from a new perspective. Float skyward silently and without any vibrations in an open-air gondola in the Wonders of Flight hot air balloon rides. The ascent, by day or night, is spectacular and will provide guests with a 360-degree panorama view of the Smoky Mountains! On a couple’s retreat? Take your love to new heights for a unique and intimate venue setting to celebrate your Pigeon Forge wedding and say “I Do” from 500 feet above the ground! The Wonders of Flight’s expertly trained staff love to share this one of a kind experience with visitors.