About Anakeesta

Your adventure at Anakeesta in Gatlinburg, Tennessee begins with scenic ride on a 4 to 6 person Chondola traveling 600’ to the summit of Anakeesta mountain. Upon reaching the top, you will exit and enter Firefly Village.

Firefly Village at Anakeesta features the Cliff Top Bar and Grill, The Bar at the Top of the World, Pearl’s Pie in the Sky, Anakeesta Smokehouse, Great Outdoors Trading Company, Catching Fireflies, and Adventure Outpost.

At Anakeesta, there’s an abundance of fun things to do!

On the Tree Canopy Walk, you can soar 40’-60’ above the forest floor along a series of 16 sky bridges  where you can take in the beautiful surroundings.

At the Children’s Treehouse Village Playground, children of all ages will love the whimsically themed village interconnected by multiple bridges of varying challenge.

Race on the Dueling Zipline stretching high over the forest floor. Experience beautiful Smoky Mountain views while zipping side-by-side, right next to friends or family.

The Rail Runnber Mountain Coaster is a new single-rail line, taking you on an exhilarating downhill ride with a 400’ elevation change. Riders can control their own speed, which can hit upwards of 25MPH.

Strike it rich at the Anakeesta Gem Mine which features an interactive waterfall and sluice allowing you to search for that special gemstone or fossil.

Anakeesta offers some of the most beautiful views of downtown Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Anakeesta Gatlinburg

Insider’s Tip

If you plan on visiting Anakeesta more than one time a year, opt for the annual pass. The annual pass includes the Chondola ride and admission to everything on the mountain except for ziplining, the mountain coaster, and gem mining.

Anakeesta Admission
Adults: $19.99+Tax
Children: $15.99+Tax (4-11)
Seniors: $ 17.99+Tax (60+)
Annual Pass
Adults: $39.99+Tax
Children: $35.99+Tax (4-11)
Seniors: $37.99+Tax (60+)
Rail Runner
Single Rider: $12.99+Tax
Tandem Rider: $14.99+Tax
Dueling Zipline
Adults: $29.99+Tax
Children: $25.99+Tax (4-11)
Seniors: $27.99+Tax (60+)

576 Parkway Gatlinburg, Tennessee



Sunday – Thursday 10AM – 9PM

Friday – Saturday 10AM – 10PM