For Immediate Release
||RainForest Adventures, Discovery Zoo
||RainForest Adventures was started by
businessman William Lucey in 2001, in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.
||Located at 109 NASCAR Drive, Sevierville
Tennessee 37862. RainForest is approximately 13 miles from the
entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Gatlinburg, Tennessee
The Zoo is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. The Zoo is
closed on Christmas Day.
||General admission: children two years and
younger are admitted free; children ages three through twelve, $6.99; adults
13 to 54, $11.99;
seniors 55 and
better, $9.99. Zoo Members receive annual admission to the zoo,
discounts on birthday parties and merchandise in the gift shop.
Groups of 10 or more paying individuals receive discounts.
Please refer to our School
Groups page for applicable information regarding school groups.
||Since opening in June of 2001, RainForest
Adventures has delighted millions of visitors. The zoo began as
the brainchild of businessman William Lucey. Today, true to
Bill's vision and under his guidance RainForest Adventures has thrived and has become an
exciting regional destination and one of the finest small zoos in the
country with hundreds of animals representing 140 different species.
This first-class regional destination attracts numerous visitors each
year, including numerous groups of school children, seniors and other civic
and special interest organizations.
RainForest is proud to be affiliated with several trade organizations
including the Zoo and Aquarium Buyers Group (ZAG)
which Bill Lucey serves on the board of, as well as a public facility with
zoo, Smoky Mountains, Tennessee near Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge TN