Helicopter Tours

Helicopter Tours in the Smoky Mountains take you over lakes, rivers, and mountains with extraordinary views

Bring your camera for an exciting helicopter tours adventure.  There are FAA & National Park Service approved flights over the Smokies.

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Scenic Helicopter Tours
(865) 453-6342

Sightseeing flights include amazing views of various rivers, Douglas Lake, and gentle rolling farmland. Some flights will take you above Sevierville and Pigeon Forge where you will view high mountain valleys, pristine estuaries, and the foothills of the national park. One of the most popular flights will take you over Gatlinburg and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. More extensive tours will take you deep into the national park to Cades Cove, The Chimneys, Clingmans Dome, or The Sawteeth and Mt. LeConte.

The Wears Valley Tour  is, first of all, dominated by spectacular mountain views from the very start. Most noteworthy, upon departure you will travel over historic downtown Sevierville with views of the mountains in the distance. Also, you will  continue over the rolling foothills of the Smoky Mountains and over the strip in Pigeon Forge.  Finally, you will be getting out away from civilization over Pine Mountain. As you climb in altitude following the terrain up to the crest of Cove Mountain at the National Park boundary line,  you will be met with spectacular views of the beautiful Wears Valley area. While the flight then travels north bound over the east end of Waldens Creek and the foothills of Bluff Mountain.  In conclusion,  the tour will conclude over the Tennessee Valley to the Scenic Heliport. The Wears Valley tour is a 36 mile flight.

You may choose from 10 different helicopter tours.

Smoky Mountain Helicopters

(865) 429-2426

Smoky Mountain Helicopters has been offering scenic helicopter tours of Great Smoky Mountains National Park since 1964.    Tours include the areas of Cherokee, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and surrounding areas. Smoky Mountain Helicopters will customize helicopter tour packages for group tours, family reunions, birthdays, weddings, and more.