Anakeesta Tickets in Gatlinburg, TN
576 Parkway • Gatlinburg, TN 37738
A Smoky Mountains adventure awaits you at Anakeesta. This outdoor adventure theme park combines nature, thrill, wonder, and more for a one-of-a-kind journey. Race on a zipline, see epic views of the Smokies from the Chondola, go gem mining, or brave the treetop canopy walk—the choice is yours! Plus, don’t miss the Magical Firefly Village with shops, restaurants, and more.
Is Anakeesta wheelchair accessible?
Yes, several areas of Anakeesta are wheelchair accessible. The Gondola cabins size is 32″ wide and 49″ deep for your ride to the summit of Anakeesta. The Firefly Village’s shops, dining pavilion, and viewing platforms are also wheelchair accessible.
Is the Chondola the only way to get to Anakeesta?
Yes. Guests can choose to ride in an open air 4-person chair with a safety bar or select an enclosed gondola cabin with seating for 6. This scenic ride takes passengers up 600’ to the summit of Anakeesta Mountain.
What should I wear?
It is recommended that guests wear comfortable outdoor attire and shoes. Those who wish to go ziplining must wear closed-toe shoes and be able to pull/tie back long hair.
Are pets allowed?
No. Only service animals may accompany guests.
Is Anakeesta open in the rain?
East Tennessee is subject to many different types of weather conditions. Anakeesta is an outdoor theme park and many of the rides and activities are designed to operate safely in a variety of weather conditions including rain, snow and light winds. Weather conditions are monitored at all times and for the safety of our guests and staff. With this in mind, staff may choose to suspend operations during periods of inclement weather. The park does not issue refunds for tickets that have been redeemed and impacted for bad weather. Please check the weather prior to entry.
Is parking available?
Yes. On-site paid “Premier Public” city parking allows Anakeesta guests to park before embarking on the Chondola ride to the summit of Anakeesta Mountain. Visitors can also find nearby parking at two City parking garages, one across the street at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies and the other at Traffic Light #3, the McMahan Parking Garage.
Are there restrictions for ziplining (not included in General Admission)?
Yes. Ziplining is an additional cost, and the restrictions are as follows:
Visitors cannot participate in ziplining if:
The following items are not allowed on the ziplines:
Does the Rail Runner have restrictions (not included in General Admission)?
Yes, the Rail Runner is an additional cost and the following restrictions are in place for the Rail Runner for single riders:
Visitors cannot ride the Rail Runner if:
What should I bring for the Rail Runner?
It is recommended that visitors wear comfortable clothing (dresses, skirts, and swimsuits are not allowed) and bring GoPros, cameras, and phones at their own risk. Anakeesta is not responsible for lost items. Glasses and sunglasses may be worn.
Selfie sticks, dangling jewelry, backpacks, fanny packs, and unsecured items are not allowed on the Rail Runner.
When does Anakeesta open?
The park opens daily at 10:00 am.