Fly Through the Forest on a Zip Line Tour

Soaring through the treetops of the Blue Ridge Mountains is an adrenaline-pumping, fun outdoor adventure family and friends crave in North Georgia. If strapping to a line and zooming 100s of feet while dangling above the forest floor sounds like a blast, you may want to add a zip line tour to your North Georgia vacation. 

Along your zip line journey, enjoy scenes of wildlife, fly through tree canopies, check out mountain views, and reconnect with nature. Some North Georgia zip line tours are also part of neat adventure parks where you can challenge aerial courses, go whitewater rafting, ride horses, walk among the treetops, go cycling, and even sway in a giant swing!

With a variety of zip line tours in North Georgia, it can be so hard to choose! To help plan your family vacation, getaway with friends, or group trip, we’ve listed the best zip lines in the Georgia mountains around Blue Ridge. 

Zipline Canopy Tours of Blue Ridge
Part of Blue Ridge Aerial Adventure Park (just in a separate location) Zipline Canopy Tours of Blue Ridge is one of the best zip line tours in the North Georgia mountains. Enjoy scenes of grassy fields, lush trees, and open sky as you zip through the forest. 

Zipline Canopy Tours offers 1- and 2-hour courses (ages 10+) plus a kids zip course (ages 6-9) spread across 165 acres only 6 miles from the heart of downtown Blue Ridge. Ziplines range between 150-1,000 feet in length and 25-75 feet in height. And you get to walk across sky bridges, climb canopy decks, and drop from 35-75-foot towers! 

Afterward, head back to the adventure park that offers a neat obstacle course in the air or book a zip and water rafting combo down the Ocoee River. Group discounts are available but not on weekends or holidays. 

Take a zip trip with Zipline Canopy Tours of Blue Ridge

Zip Line Tour Pricing
2-Hour Zip Line Course — $90
1-Hour Zip Line Course — $55
Kids Zip Line Course — $4

Contact for Zipline Canopy Tours of Blue Ridge
891 Old Cashes Valley Road
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
423.496.3388

Blue Ridge Mountain Canopy Adventure
Go on a Blue Ridge Mountain Canopy Adventure at Hell’s Hollow Adventure Outpost that offers ziplining across a mountainside. As the original canopy tour company in Blue Ridge, this zip line tour is a great option for family fun on your North Georgia vacation.

The Blue Ridge Mountain Canopy Adventure is located on 125 acres and features 6,000 feet of cable linked across 12 stations alongside a mountain. Along the guided tour, you’ll come across 3 cable bridges and a few downhill nature walks. 

Continue your eco-entertainment for the day with a scenic horseback ride back at the outpost or head out for another North Georgia outdoor activity in the area, like apple picking or hiking.

Zip Line Tour Pricing
$70 

Contact for Blue Ridge Mountain Canopy Adventure
319 Hells Hollow Road
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
706.408.7433

Screaming Eagle Adventures
Split among 3 locations in North Georgia, Screaming Eagle Adventures is probably the most popular set of zip line tours around these parts. Each place offers a fantastic aerial experience, zipping from mountain to mountain, through dense canopy, and across serene waterscapes. And a couple of locations even offer FREE photos of your zip line adventure!

Screaming Eagle Adventures also offers family-friendly challenge courses and beautiful nature treks through the treetops to add to your outdoor experience in the North Georgia mountain range. Zip liners must be at least 8 years old for lower-level zips and 10+ for more advanced ziplining. 

Sneak a peek at the breathtaking mountain views with Screaming Eagle Adventures at Amicalola State Park.

1. Amicalola State Park — features mountain scenery in Dawsonville, GA

Zip Line Tour Pricing
Level 1 — $39
Level 2 — $59
Level 3 (combines level 1 & 2) — $99

Contact for Amicalola State Park
418 Amicalola Falls Lodge Road
Dawsonville, GA 30534
706.265.1233

2. Unicoi State Park — boasts waterscapes in Helen, GA

Zip Line Tour Pricing
Level 1 — $39
Level 2 — $59
Level 3 (combines level 1 & 2) — $99

Contact for Unicoi State Park
1788 Highway 356
Helen, GA 30545
706.878.4740 (ext. 275)

3. Chattahoochee Nature Center — offers tree and lake views in Roswell, GA
Note: Screaming Eagle Adventures at CNC is a subsidiary of Historic Banning Mills, a non-profit conservation center.

Zip Line Tour Pricing
$50 + CNC admission fee

Contact for Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Road
Roswell, GA 30075
770.992.2055 (ext. 280)

Nacoochee Adventure Zipline Tours
Last but not least on our list is Nacoochee Adventures that features professionally guided zip line tours in Helen, GA. Choose from a range of fun zip line tours that offer incredible mountain views, lush tree scenes, and potential bear sightings! On longer zip tours, you can even break to explore an old gold mine or hike past a bear cave. 

Up for a real thrill? Add on the Big Zip Intimidator — nearly ½ a mile of duel ziplining in North Georgia! Start your adventure with a spectacular view of Mount Yonah, then race your friend to the other end while listening to the legend of the Sautee Nacoochee Indian Mound. It’s a one-of-a-kind experience you won’t find anywhere else!

As your zip line tour comes to an end, play cornhole while zooming on the last zip line for a chance to win a free T-shirt. Nacoochee Adventures also boasts a giant swing lifted 50 feet into the air (GoPro footage available for purchase), bicycle rentals, and an aerial challenge course.

Zip Line Tour Pricing
Moonshine Canopy Tour — $49
Big Zip Intimidator — $30
Goldmine Tour — $69
Big Bear Tour — $99

Contact for Blue Ridge Mountain Canopy Adventure
7019 South Main Street
Helen, GA 30545
706.878.9477

North Georgia Zip Lining Tips

  1. No sandals or flip-flops — closed-toe shoes only, please!
  2. Wear comfy clothes you’re not afraid to get dirty.
  3. Empty your pockets & secure any belongings you need to bring.
  4. Braid or tie up long hair so it doesn’t get in the way or blow in your face.
  5. Follow ALL the safety rules — they are to keep everyone safe, not just you.
  6. Speak up to your instructor or guide if you have any concerns along the way. 
  7. Remember to check out the views while zooming through the forest. 
  8. Let loose, fly with confidence, and make memories!

Georgia Cabins for YOU
Always growing and learning more ways to make stays in the Blue Ridge Mountains extra special, Georgia Cabins for YOU is the ideal choice for your next family vacation, trip with friends, or retreat with coworkers. From peaceful river views and relaxing hot tub soaks to cozy evenings by the fireplace and fun nights in the game room, there’s something for everyone at our North Georgia cabin rentals. 

Wake up to a cup of coffee in the lounge space on the deck and enjoy a hearty breakfast prepared in the fully equipped kitchen. Get dressed and head out to your zip line adventure, then return later in the evening to relax and recharge. Soak tired muscles in the hot tub or draw a bubble bath. Slip into your favorite PJs and watch a movie on the big screen TV or toss back a few beers while shooting pool together. And dream sweetly in your plush king suite!

Book your memorable cabin stay in Blue Ridge, GA, online or give us a call at 1.800.580.5524 today.

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