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Ridge Runner Smoky Mountain Helicopter Tour

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    The Ridge Runner is a definite crowd pleaser! Our Ridge Runner tour is a very exciting flight over the Chilhowee Mountain Range and Bluff Mountain. The flight starts with a birds eye view of downtown Sevierville and the Tennessee Valley. As the flight progresses you will be traveling over the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and the outskirts of Pigeon Forge and Waldens Creek. With excellent views of the Smoky Mountain National Park you round the back side of Bluff Mountain over 6,000 acres of undeveloped land. While flying low over the tree tops you cross over the top of Bluff mountain where views go from 100 feet to 80 miles in the blink of an eye, it truly is a sight to see! As you head back in you will follow the sheer glacier carved rock cliff side of Bluff Mountain and Sugarloaf Mountain before heading over the beautiful rolling foothills back to the Scenic Heliport! This flight is 30 miles and averages 15 minutes.
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Great to see the area from the sky. First time in a helicopter and it was amazing. Can hardly wait to go again. BRAD, our pilot, was the best. RECOMMEND!!!!!!

    Thank phylb-62
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I am terrified of heights... but this was so worth it! Justin and Matt were sweet and helpful with getting us prepped to board the helicopter and Raz was the best pilot ever! My husband and I look forward to doing this again sometime soon.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Ralbecca
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My husband and I had never been in a helicopter before. My husband is afraid of heights and i am claustrophobic but we had a really good time. Raz was our pilot and was very friendly and informative. It was a view unlike any other....More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Wyckedvalkyrie
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Great staff and wonderful time. First time ever in a helicopter and they make you feel so comfortable. Must do in the Smoky Mountains area!

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank carebearyellow2012
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I am 63 years old. I decided to do the helicopter ride. I needed a little help boarding the copter and they were glad to oblige. Very nice people!!! The ride was incredible!! I saw things I never thought I would see!!! Beautiful views!!!

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Navigate776451
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    I was up 18 minutes. The Ridge Runner tour was $129 and well worth the money.
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