Anakeesta has created a unique outdoor experience by immersing guests of all ages in the beauty and adventure of the great outdoors. Located in the heart of Gatlinburg, our mountaintop park is a great family value! With elements of adventure and relaxation, we are sure to offer a memorable experience in the Smokies! Admission to Anakeesta includes all day park access and unlimited scenic rides via the Chondola or Ridge Rambler before arriving in Firefly village with quaint shopping, dining, and a whimsical mountain atmosphere.
Gatlinburg, TN, 37738
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Experience magic in the mountains at Anakeesta in Gatlinburg, TN. Sit back, relax, and enjoy beautiful scenery, or discover adventure with ziplining, mountain coaster rides, treetop bridges and so much more!
Anakeesta Chondola Ride
Soar above the City of Gatlinburg on the world’s only fixed-grip Chondola where guests can travel 600’ to the Summit of Anakeesta via an open 4 person chair or enclosed 6 person cabin. Enjoy this scenic ride all day with unlimited access when you purchase an admission ticket.
Dueling Zipline Adventure
Zip side by side your family and friends on Gatlinburg’s fastest dual racing ziplines. Enjoy beautiful views of the Smokies while you experience our three zip excursion and multiple rappels for a thrill that will leave you begging for more. Guests will end their journey via a short downhill path to our mid-station, where they will ride the Chondola back to continue their day of adventures.
A whimsically themed treehouse village is connected by multiple bridges of varying difficulty. Children of all ages are invited to navigate the playground with several physical and educational surprises. Multi-level treehouses are bridged by log walks, planks, and netting. Enjoy this unique adventure within the walls of nature.
Anakeesta Gem Mine
Strike it rich at Anakeesta Gem Mine! Discover hidden treasures on the mountain with the whole family and take home a piece of us to last you all year long.
Rail Runner Mountain Coaster
Our single rail mountain coaster is the first of its kind in the United States. Control your speed and go up to 25 mph on this exhilarating downhill ride! Experience 1,600 feet of downhill twists and turns before a scenic uphill ride brings you back to the top of the mountain. Ride solo or tandem with a small child!
Anakeesta’s Treetop Skywalk is the longest tree-based bridge in North America! Guests will walk more than 800′ along a spectacular series of skybridges suspended 50-60 feet in the air! Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature as you stroll through the forest. Experience what it feels like to be a bird in the treetops. Keep a sharp eye, you may spot a bear on the forest floor below or a woodpecker nearby.
Enjoy walking trails surrounded by lush landscaping. More than 10,000 flowers, 800 shrubs, and 400 trees have been planted. Discover art sculptures called twigloos, pergolas with shaded seating, and a whimsical 20’ tall Willow sculpture (the “keeper” of the forest). Winding pathways will lead families to treehouse styled play areas, and the BearVenture Challenge Course for children. Our AnaVista observation tower offers 360 degree views of Downtown Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains. Let your imagination carry you through the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains!
55’ Observation Tower
The tallest point in Downtown Gatlinburg! Guests are able to enjoy 360 degree views of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Smokehouse Barbeque and Brewery
Located in Firefly Village at the top of Anakeesta Mountain, the Smokehouse offers delicious dining with an even better view. Enjoy our in house smoked meats like pulled pork, brisket and chicken wings, centered around a wood burning fire, for consistent temperatures, leaving a juicy, smoked flavor that will take your taste buds on a delicious journey. Indulge in southern barbeque classics with unique dining overlooking downtown Gatlinburg and scenic mountains vistas.
Enjoy an elevated dining experience at Cliff Top restaurant located in Anakeesta’s Black Bear Village. Serving modern American cuisine, guests will enjoy mouth-watering steaks, gourmet burgers, signature salads, savory appetizers, and house-made desserts. Guests will love the local craft beers and full bar all while enjoying the sweeping views of Mt. LeConte and the smokies. Seating is available indoors at Cliff Top or on the outdoor deck. Save room for a sweet treat while enjoying the sunset from Cliff Top, Gatlinburg’s elevated dining experience!
Being introduced in Summer 2023, Anakeesta’s new double-rail coaster “Hellbender” will provide a thrilling new mountain coaster to their magical mountain adventure! Themed in honor of the local Smoky Mountain salamander species, it will offer both a single-rail and double-rail mountain coaster experience for the entire family to enjoy1
Coming Summer 2023: Play and imagine life as a bird in the Smokies in this aviary-inspired adventure zone! Kids of all ages can explore three colorful, larger-than-life bird houses, a dozen interactive adventure zones and seven giant serpentine slides winding more than 50 feet down the mountain! This unique series of slide paths marks another first of it’s kind in the United States! So many more exciting things are on the way! Adventure awaits at Anakeesta!