Best Zip Line Canopy Tours, Asheville NC Mountains

Top 10 Zip Line Tours, Asheville & NC Mountains

Choose from a big variety of zip line canopy tours in the Asheville area in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. No experience is needed. Guides provide all the necessary instruction and assistance and use state-of-the-art equipment, including helmets, full body harnesses, trolley, gloves and tether safety lines. There are usually two canopy guides per group of 8-10 people. You'll get eco lessons about our mountains, walk on sky bridges and fly like an eagle! It's a great bucket list item that's easy to check off. See our 10 favorite courses:

Top 10 Zip Line Canopy Courses

Asheville Zipline
Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures
Located just five minutes from downtown and 10 minutes from Biltmore, ride 11 ziplines from treetop platforms and adventure towers. Walk three sky bridges amidst 150-year old trees. Along the way, learn about the history of Asheville and the forest. After warming up on some shorter zips, enjoy a 1,200-foot side-by-side zipline with panoramic views of the city and mountains.
Navitat Canopy Tours
Navitat Canopy Adventures
Just 20 minutes from Asheville, Navitat Canopy Adventures is a world-class eco-adventure owned and operated by industry leaders. A 100% tree-based adventure, Navitat has two courses in a secluded mountain cove. Fly from high in the treetops via 13 ziplines, ranging from 120 to 3,600 feet in length. Enjoy rappelling experiences, walk across suspended sky bridges, and take in beautiful long-range views of the Blue Ridge Mountains from artfully crafted tree platforms.
French Broad Zipline
French Broad Ziplines
Explore the great outdoors from the treetops near Hot Springs, just 30 minutes from downtown Asheville. The 10-line, 2 rappel, zipline canopy tour traverses a mile of cable, with stunning, long-range mountain views. Create memories of a lifetime, led by expert guides with state-of-the-art gear.
Nantahala Zip Line
Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tour
Enjoy an half mile of air time with three sky bridges and six transfer bridges, 13 zipline sections and 20 scenic and unspoiled acres of flying area all within the heavily wooded setting in the Nantahala National Forest. Fly through multiple ecosystems a deciduous forest packed with native flowering plants. Combine this with a whitewater rafting trip down the river.
Pigeon River Zipline
Pigeon River Adventure Center
Zip over the Pigeon River and through the woods of the Great Smoky Mountains! This Canopy Tour takes you into the Smoky Mountain Creek Gorge exposing a lush forest of ferns, wildflowers, towering trees, rock cliffs, waterfall and moss covered bolder gardens. It includes 12 zipline sections between elevated platforms and treetop decks, four sky bridges. The Express Zip Tour has seven zips including two zips across the Pigeon River. Combine your zip rides with whitewater rafting or Jeep tours!
Children ages 4-10 can now enjoy ziplines at this first-of-a-kind park built for kids. Ride nine zips from 50 to 250-feet long and explore four climbing elements. It's a self-guided tour with an adult escort for children 4-6. Kids ages 7-10 may zip alone or with an adult. Located just five minutes from downtown at the Adventure Center of Asheville.
Asheville Treetops Adventure Park
Asheville Treetops Adventure Park
Play in the trees with 50 elements from 12 to 45 feet above the forest floor that include climbing, zipping, walking, jumping, swinging, and rappelling challenges -- all anchored to more than 30 trees. Near downtown Asheville, next to Asheville Canopy Tours.
Green River Zip Line
The Gorge
Start your zipline adventure perched on the rim of the famous Green River Gorge, then soar from tree tops. Descend 1,100 feet in elevation through 125 acres of old growth and protected forest. Overlook 14,000 acres of wilderness via 11 ziplines, a sky-bridge and 3 huge rappels.
NOC Zipline
NOC's Mountaintop Zip Line Tour
Zip two miles of lines high above the Nantahala Gorge at the NOC Main Campus on the Nantahala River. This three-hour guided tour offers panoramic views of both Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Nantahala National Forest. Ten zip lines (including a half-mile zip 350’ above the creek below!) and two observation towers offer excitement and awe-inspiring views.
Nantahala Gorge Canopy Zip Line Tour
Nantahala Gorge Canopy Zip Line Tour
Take an exciting zipline tour in the Great Smoky Mountains. The 3-hour zip line flight is powered by gravity and a gradual 3 percent elevation change. The 1/2 mile air time canopy tour takes you through multiple ecosystems.
Pigeon River Adventure Center
Pigeon River Adventure Center
Enjoy outdoors exploration with whitewater rafting, zip line canopy tours or Jeep tours in the Great Smoky Mountains. Or do all three without moving your car with their "Triple Adventure!"

Zip line canopy tours are a fantastic way to experience the mountains near Asheville. It's very easy to learn and all tours start with a lesson. However, each course has various age and weight restrictions. Since there is some walking and step climbing involved, you should be in good health and decent shape. Small cameras are permitted if they have a strap and can be secured to your gear. GoPro video cameras can usually be accommodated if you bring the helmet strap accessory. Fly!

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