Relax, play, and enjoy the beauty of the Smoky Mountains with your family
Each visit to Anakeesta is a chance to create your own unique vacation experience. Relax, play, and enjoy the beauty of the Smoky Mountains with your family, all in the magical treetop setting of Firefly Village on Anakeesta Mountain.
Admission to Anakeesta includes your scenic Chondola ride to the summit and everything that Firefly Village has to offer, from shopping and dining to our elevated Treetop Canopy Walk, Treehouse Village Playground, Forest Memorial Walk with Interpretive signage, and the most gorgeous scenic views in all of Gatlinburg.
Zipline tickets are additional and can be purchased on the Parkway before entering the park or in Firefly Village at the summit of Anakeesta. Gem Mining is also available next to the Treehouse Village playground. Look for our exciting single-rail mountain coaster to open in winter 2017!
It’s not family-friendly unless it’s budget-friendly.
At Anakeesta we want you and your family to have a great time and discover a great value. Admission is good for all day access, visit early in the day and return later if you choose. Purchase your ticket after 3:00 PM and get in free the following day.
All guests access Anakeesta via our scenic Chondola ride. You choose…..ride our open air 4-person chair with safety bar or select an enclosed gondola cabin with seating for 6. The scenic ride takes you to the summit of Anakeesta Mountain, 600 feet above Gatlinburg, where you will enter the whimsical Firefly Village.
Included in the price of admission is Anakeesta’s Chondola ride, elevated 16-bridge Tree Canopy Walk, Children’s Treehouse Village Playground, Memorial Forest Walk with interpretive signs, shopping and dining opportunities at Firefly Village and the most gorgeous scenic views in all of Gatlinburg.
Entry to Anakeesta is required to access ziplines.
Zip through the treetops on Anakeesta’s two unique ziplines. Stretching high over the forest floor, each zip is over 1,000 feet in length and will give you beautiful views of the Smokies while zipping right next to friends or family. Along the way you’ll be able to test your courage at our two challenge stations where you’ll rappel off our platforms and enjoy a controlled 60 foot descent to a cushioned platform below. Dueling Zipline guests return to the summit by riding the Chondola from the mid-station.
Age Minimum: 7 years old
Weight Minimum: 70 pounds
Weight Maximum: 270 pounds
Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult 18+
See all zipline restrictions and requirements