5 Adventure Locations in the Smokies & Blue Ridge
The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains are home to beautiful rivers & forests – perfect for world class rafting & ziplining!
Look no further for the best adventure locations in the ancient, breathtakingly beautiful Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia & South Carolina. Going with Wildwater means you are getting the most experienced adventure company in the Southeast. Wildwater was founded in 1971 as the very first commercial rafting outfitter on the Chattooga River, and we have been leading the way in guided adventures for over four decades. In 2009 Wildwater built the very first Zipline Canopy Tour in the Nantahala Region. A decade of happy Guests and incredible experiences later, we offer you more zipline fun than any other adventure company in the Southeast with five full length multi-zipline & sky bridge canopy tours at all our locations, plus two special KidZip courses at our Asheville and Nantahala locations.
Our Asheville Adventure Center, just 5 minutes from Downtown, offers a unique adventure right in the heart of the city! Our Full or Express Canopy Tour will have you zipping through the oak forest, with views of Downtown and the Great Smoky Mountains. For a bigger challenge, our Adventure Park contains over 60 challenge activities, and 5 trails of varying difficulty. Kid Zip is designed specifically for your 4-10 year olds, with their own ziplines and climbing features. Enjoy KOLO Bike park with trails and features designed for skills progression.