Here are a handful of exciting places to visit very close to River Rush: 


**Wild Bear Tubing: 1/2 mile from River Rush (you will float right by River Rush!!!!)

This is a family outing that anyone over the age of 5 can participate in. Younger children can also go with you, but they will need to ride in the same float as an adult. A little skill is needed which is why it can be so much fun for the whole family! When you get there, you can choose between a round float or a kayak. You start out at "the Barn," and then float down the Little Pigeon River for two-and-a-half miles. From there, you will be picked up by a van and brought back to your starting place. While you float down the river, enjoy the great scenery of the Smoky Mountains. River Romp provides all equipment including life jackets, & pickups for the entire day. Help is available for handicapped people. Large groups, military, church groups, and first responders are offered discounted prices. 


**Parrot Mountain: 3 1/2 miles from River Rush

Atop a mountain in Sevierville looking out on the mountains is a beautifully landscaped garden filled with thousands of flowers, plants, and trees as the home for varieties of tropical birds of different species, sizes and gorgeous colors. As you walk on the pathways through the gardens & spot different birds as you go along or sit back on a bench in the gardens & see the array of birds that are settled or passing near by.

**Dollywood and Dollywood Splash Country: 4 miles from River Rush

Dollywood & Splash Country are the complete Smoky Mountain Getaway and offers you and your family the chance to immerse yourself in natural beauty of the Smoky Mountains and incredible spirit of its people all at a place fun for all ages. Taste award-winning recipes, experience heart-pounding thrills and witness incredible performances sure to become memories you'll treasure always.


**Jayell Ranch: 3 1/2 miles from River Rush

(Zipline Tours-Horseback Riding-ATV Rides-Off-Road Go Carts)

Thrilling & Longest Ziplines in the Smokies!

Full course includes the most thrilling experience ever, 2 miles of zipline/canopy tour, high flying adventure & 6 lines! All built unique & different breath-taking scenery. Each line has a different surprise waiting. Other ziplines just can't compare!

Smoky Mountain Horseback Riding Trails:

 A 4-mile, 1-hour, ride on a shady trail that winds through more than 260 acres of the best scenery in the Smoky Mountains. Throughout the ride, you'll see views of North Carolina, Mount Leconte & Shield's Mountain Fort, taking a ride through Tennessee's true history. Well-trained, experienced guides & horses very familiar with the trails.No riding experience necessary. This is the best ride in TN.

9-Mile ATV Adventure:

If you like mud-slingin' good times while riding thru the beautiful Smoky Mountains on an all-terrain vehicle, then this is for you! Our ATV Rides offer another way at Jayell Ranch to let loose. A well-trained guide will accompany during your 1-hour, handle-bar gripping, gear shiftin' good time! The trails are awesome & views are amazing. Your 9- mile ATV adventure is thru the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. Prepare to get dirty as you ride through many wooded trails full of mud! You can drive them through creeks as well! Come enjoy this awesome experience, you will not be disappointed.