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The Great Smoky Mountain National Park Tour by Helicopter

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    The National Park Tour is the grand daddy of them all! With over forty years flying in the Smoky Mountain National Park Scenic Helicopter Tours knows how to make it a special experience you are sure to never forget! The best part of this flight is the value, with the National Park including all of our mountain flights and then some. Taking off over historic downtown Sevierville you are instantly greeted with stunning views of the Smoky Mountains. The flight continues over the strip of Pigeon Forge while taking in all the sights of the surrounding areas as you move southbound to Gatlinburg. Once over Gatlinburg you will head west far and away from civilization into the National Park itself! Get your camera ready as this is a very popular area to view wildlife with an unrestricted birds eye view! You will fly over the stunning Sugarland Valley, Fighting Creek Gap and into the Elkmont area of the park. With views of Mount Leconte, Clingmans Dome, and Cove Mountain you will round out of the Elkmont area and follow the Little River to Metcalf Bottoms and on to the sparsely developed areas of the always beautiful Wears Valley and Walden's Creek. The National Park flight route then falls in line with the route of the exciting Ridge Runner tour and crosses over Bluff Mountain and into the Tennessee Valley. As you follow along Bluff Mountain you will fly over the rolling foothills of Sevier County towards the Scenic Heliport. This flight covers a 50 mile flight route with an average flight time of 25 minutes.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This is something we've wanted to do for a few years now so we bit the bullet & took the plunge. We loved it!! It was about 20-25 minutes long. We would have loved to take a longer tour but it is pricey. John was...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank bstrong1259
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My niece and I took the longest standard trip. The 50 mile Smoky Mountains tour. Almost 30 minutes of pure fun. Knowlegable, friendly pilot. Great views. First time in a helicopter for both of us. Absolutely would recommend to anyone.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank GrandTour701197
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I highly recommend this tour really the only way to see the smoky mountains. The guide was informative the staff was friendly. They were running late the day we went but compensated us by giving us free photos we were more than happy.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Marmaypr
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    Great weather and our pilot Brad was awesome. Did a great job showing us sights and was always safe. Flight was nice and smooth. I fly on helicopters on a regular basis bit it was my wife's first time. She was nervous but enjoyed it....More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Tony Z
    Reviewed 3 July 2019 via mobile

    This is our 3rd trip with them. Sean the pilot is so nice & answers all your questions. We will be back for another trip with them.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Kris7719
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    Not sure but I'm going,,for sure see ya in about 3 weeks.
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    Photos are very much encouraged to be taken, before, during and after your flight. They are very accommodating in that regard.
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