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This flight also allows you to admire East Tennessee’s scenic Douglas Lake and the 700 foot long hydroelectric Douglas dam while heading towards lush green islands scattered throughout the bright blue lake. Douglas Lake covers 30,000 acres and 3 counties. It has over 500 miles of shoreline.  In the summer you get astonishing sun-glistening views of the water and the people enjoying their time on the lake. However, in the winter, the water level is lowered so you get majestic views of exposed islands and coves. As well as the beautiful lake, you will see the Great Smoky Mountains towards the southwest. On this flight you climb to a slightly higher altitude than on the Lake View flight allowing for better visibility of the National Park.

Includes Douglas Lake View points of interest: Bass Pro Tournaments, Lighthouse Pointe Marina, Cowboy’s Seafood Restaurant and Wildlife Refuges.
Locations visited
Great Smoky Mountain National Park
Scenic helicopter tours
Overview
Fly high above the Tennessee countryside on this helicopter tour over the French Broad River, Douglas Lake, and the Great Smoky Mountains. Extra elevation gains guarantee broader views of the surrounding landscape with a focus on Douglas Lake and the Douglas Dam, while the included headsets make it easy to communicate with your pilot and hear about the sights as you weave through the sky.
Highlights
  • Extended Douglas Lake helicopter tour
  • Additional elevation provides broader views of the surrounding landscape
  • Spend more time in the air to see extra sights, including the Douglas Dam
  • Pilot provides narration about the sights as you pass
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible and family friendly
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
First Time, many more

It was ours very first helicopter ride, and we enjoyed every minute. We were able to get a discount because they price matched what we found on Groupon. The staff was really nice, and we were able to record the entire ride. It was a...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile
Awesome every time!!

We visited from Louisiana and choose scenic again due to their awesomeness!!!! We fly with them every time. Thanks again for a great ride. We booked online since there was a discount. Marie was our pilot with Raz our boarding attendant and Justin who took...More

Thank Sandapeck
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile
So fun! Great people!

This was an amazing experience from the moment we walked in the door. I’ve been to other helicopter tour companies in other areas and they just ship you through like you’re getting on an airline... here they treated us like family! Zak so nice and...More

Thank HollyAnn8705
Reviewed 22 June 2018
Helicopter rides are incredible!

This was a fabulous helicopter ride for our family. It was over all too soon! The pilot and all the staff were wonderful. It was our daughters' first helicopter ride and they loved every minute. The only way it could have been better would be...More

Thank CatherineD2000
Reviewed 11 June 2018
Will DEFINITELY be back!

We came for my boyfriend's 40th birthday, with a bunch of friends. This tour was the icing on the cake of our trip!! We had an AWESOME pilot, Alex, who was SO nice and very knowledgeable, answered all our questions and truly seemed to love...More

Thank Heidi H
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