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Scenic Helicopter Tours have been giving visitors a birds-eye view of the Great Smoky Mountains and the surrounding area since 1972 with a stellar safety record. A Scenic Helicopter Tour is the best way to see the Smokies, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Douglas Lake, Wears Valley and the countryside around the Smokies. They have the most FAA and National Park approved flights over the Smokies and they provide excellent customer service for you, your family and your group. There are several tours available.

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Extended Lake Tour – Sun-glistening views of 33,000 acres Douglas Lake and Douglas Dam

Lake View Tour – A 1500 foot high journey over the French Broad River and Douglas Dam

River Ride – Cruise 1200 feet above the French Broad River and beautiful farmlands

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Smoky Mountain Spectacular – From the air see Tennessee, North Carolina and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Mountain Valley Tour – Stunning views of Bluff Mountain, Sugarloaf Mountain and the Great Smoky Mountains

National Park Tour – Smokies wilderness and wildlife, Mount LeConte, Clingman’s Dome and Metcalf Bottoms

Ridge Runner – This crowd pleaser runs through the Tennessee Valley over the Chilhowee Mountain Range

Wears Valley – Beautiful views of Wears Valley, Waldens Creek and Bluff Mountain

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Gatlinburg Tour – Look down on the Space Needle, Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies and downtown Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

The Grand Tour – Tour the National Parks wonderlands of Cades Cove, Elkmont, Blanket Mountain and Tremont

Scenic Special – This ‘Pilot’s Choice’ tour takes you to areas of the Smoky Mountains only seen from the air.

There are two locations for Scenic Helicopter Tours:  The Heliport where the tours take place is on Highway 66, 1949 Winfield Dunn Parkway, and their Pigeon Forge Ticket Sales Office at 1965 Parkway, across from Smoky Mountain Opry and Hard Rock Cafe. Reservations are recommended but not required. When you are making your Smoky Mountain vacation plans you can get more information and coupons for shopping, dining, theaters, attractions and lodging at https://bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/. Get more coupons and deals with the BRG App. Download it from your App store.