10 Things to Enjoy at Foxfire Mountain Adventure Park

Looking for a way to truly experience the Great Smoky Mountains? Remove yourself from the neon lights of the Pigeon Forge parkway and immerse yourself in the mountains in a totally new way at Foxfire Mountain Adventure Park.

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Just getting to this mountain massive retreat is part of the adventure. Located off Highway 40 at 3757 Thomas Lane in Sevierville, this wilderness wonderland is tucked away in the hills and the ride to the park offers a scenic drive. You’ll pass breathtaking mountainside scenery, rustic Tennessee farmland and even some luxurious vacation homes. Take your time and enjoy the ride.

When you arrive, you’ll be pleasantly surprised. The adventure park spans more than 150 woodland acres in the regions’ foothills and gives visiting families more than a dozen opportunities to experience the magic of the mountains in a hands-on, adrenaline-focused environment.

1. Conquer The Goliath

What’s 170 feet higher than the Statue of Liberty and 70 feet higher than the Gatlinburg Space Needle’s highest observation deck? The Goliath, the newest Smoky Mountain zipline experience at Foxfire Mountain. This course opened during the summer of 2014, and it's ready to welcome the bravest riders.

2. Go Off Road

Want to see rugged terrain that normally can’t be tamed? Strap in to a Bear Crawler, a unique 8-wheeled ATV that will take you over the river and through the woods to see the Smokies up close and personal. A specially-licensed Foxfire Mountain guide will drive the vehicle, and you will get dirty! Plus, when you reserve a tour on Foxfire's Bear Crawler, you automatically get the Discover Foxfire Pass at no additional charge.

3. Befriend The Gorilla

You’ll see a massive wooden structure looming over the welcome area at Foxfire Mountain. Don’t worry, that’s just The Gorilla – the park’s 60-foot rock climbing platform – the highest wall in all of Tennessee! Lock in and see if you can make it to the top on one of the five climbing lanes of varying degrees of difficulty.

4. Enjoy Tennessee BBQ & Farm Fresh Ice Cream

You’ll certainly work up an appetite while enjoying the adventures at Foxfire Mountain, and the on-site barbecue shack and ice cream stand won’t disappoint. Taste slow-roasted Tennessee BBQ served with great country sides like slaw and corn on the cob and top it off with homemade ice cream – the flavors change daily and all the sweet stuff is made on site!

5. Test Your Agility On The Ropes Course

Swing among the trees on Foxfire Mountain’s aerial ropes course. Securly tethered throughout the 12-element course, you will traverse balance beams, tight rope walks, invisible steps, zip lines, and more. This little village, located just across the Bridge to Prosperity is ideal for every member of the family. Climb ladders, swing over bridges, and have fun monkeying around!

6. Zip Through The Skies

No matter your skill level or fitness level, you’ll love racing through the canopy on Foxfire Mountain’s first claim to fame – their treetop zip lines! You’ll find several different courses to travel at the park, ranging from the simple Beginners’ Course to the more advanced Scorpion Lines and Scenic Canopy tours.

Zipline

7. The Bridge To Prosperity

Did you know America's longest swinging bridge is right here in east Tennessee? Travel across the 335 foot Bridge to Prosperity, which was built to support a number of local and international charities, including the Boys and Girls Club of the Smoky Mountains, Bridges to Prosperity and Americans Helping Americans.

8. Make A Wish

What’s your heart’s deepest desire? You might be able to make it come true in exchange for a charitable donation! In exchange for your donation, you’ll get a colorful slip of paper to write down a wish. Hang it in a covered bridge on the other side of the Bridge to Prosperity and leave the rest to mountain magic. See other wishes and pose for a photo in the scared space.

9. Trek The Wild Woodlands

You’ll find miles of hiking trails for your wanderlust heart to discover on the 150 acre grounds at FoxFire Mountain Adventure Park. From easy paved paths to rugged rustic pathways, you’ll see amazing scenery and make lifelong memories on the park’s breathtaking grounds.

10. Sip On Some Cider

The only craft cidery in Tennessee, Wyile Cider Barn offers all natural, high quality, delicious cider right on the grounds at Foxfire. Tour the cidery and taste some of the handcrafted creations yourself. Producing both hard cider and soft cider (apple juice), the folks at Wyile use locally and regionally sourced apples to create their tasty blends.

Wyile Cider Barn

This is just a sampling of the activities you’ll find at Foxfire Mountain Adventure Park. Foxfire Mountain is open year-round, giving you a chance to explore in every season. We’re looking forward to seeing the leaves change this October from the nearly 500-foot Goliath Zip Line and seeing gently snowfall from the porch on at the old farmhouse.