Pigeon Forge Area Information

The Pigeon Forge area is a unique vacation destination that has a lot to offer. Visitors are welcomed to Sevier County and are invited to get to know the area as well. Our area information page is here to help make yourself at home in the Pigeon Forge area, including Gatlinburg, Sevierville, and every mountain peak and holler’ in between. Here you can learn what makes us unique as well as to familiarize yourself with the Pigeon Forge Community in Sevier County, Tennessee. As this section is developed, please feel free to contribute to the site with any suggestions or comments about what you would like to see in terms of Pigeon Forge area information.

Where is Pigeon Forge?

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, is located on U.S. Route 441 just in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The city covers nearly 12 square miles of beautiful terrain with mountain views you won’t find anywhere else. Pigeon Forge is a short 33 miles from the McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville, Tennesse, and is an easy-to-get-to vacation destination for much of the country. Explore maps & directions.

Cabins in Pigeon Forge

Cabins in Pigeon Forge provide an excellent home base with all the amenities you need to enjoy your getaway. You’ll find mountain chalets, cabins near the Pigeon Forge Parkway, and more. No matter whether you’re planning a vacation for just the two of you or the whole gang, there’s a cabin waiting for you in Pigeon Forge.

Cabin Rentals

Pigeon Forge Parkway

The Parkway is the heartbeat of Pigeon Forge. This stretch of U.S. Route 441 connects Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg and is home to world-class attractions and shopping for hours of family fun. Find music, comedy shows, history, and adventure at the top Parkway attractions in beautiful Pigeon Forge!

Parkway Attractions

Dollywood

Looking for endless amusement with Smoky Mountain charm? Check out Dollywood. This 150-acre theme park brings East Tennesse enchantment to life. Here music on Showstreet inspired by Dolly Parton herself, speed through hills on a coaster or zipline, make a splash in Rivertown Junction, and truly have a blast at this fun and fabulous attraction.

Dollywood

LeConte Center

The LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge is the Smoky Mountains’ premier destination for all kinds of events. Dance competitions, car shows, and other conventions are held in this massive hall all year round. You’ll find the LeConte Center just off the Parkway on Teaster Lane, which means there are many things to do within walking distance.

Attractions Near LeConte Center

The Island

Entertainment, dining, and shopping options abound at The Island in Pigeon Forge. From taking a spin on the iconic Wheel top see great mountain views to sipping moonshine at a distillery, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at the Island. Make sure to spend at least a few hours on island time when you’re in Pigeon Forge.

The Island

The Ripken Experience

Baseball Hall of Fame member Cal Ripken Jr. is dedicated to his sport and that’s evident in Pigeon Forge. The Ripken Experience is a serious baseball complex and is a destination for tournaments, spring training, and other baseball and softball events. Find nearby accommodations and more for your next team outing.

The Ripken Experience

Travel Guides

Plan your next mountain escape with help from our handy Pigeon Forge travel guides. From arranging a seasonal getaway to a long weekend away with your girl gang, take the work out of organizing your itinerary. There is so much to do and see in Pigeon Forge and the right guide will help you enjoy it all!

Travel Guides

Vehicle Rentals

There’s nothing like racing through the mountains on a powerful ATV or even cruising down the Parkway behind the wheel of a Jeep Wrangle. No matter what kind of vehicle revs your engine, rent it in Pigeon Forge. Get the right set of wheels for your Smoky Mountain adventure with vehicle rentals in Pigeon Forge!

Vehicle Rentals

Pigeon Forge Trolley

Take in all the sights and sounds of the Pigeon Forge Parkway as a passenger on the trolley! You’ll find that the Fun Time Trolley has stops all through Pigeon Forge and parts of Sevierville, which means you can take in mountain charm and attractions without having to get behind the wheel. Fares are affordable and riding is fun!

Trolley Info

Parking in Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge is walkable and the trolley makes riding easy and affordable. Consider parking your car at one of the many spots for free parking in Pigeon Forge before heading out. Juice up your electric vehicle at a charging station or simply leave your car in a safe, free lot without breaking the bank.

Parking

Weather

From sunny days of summer to soft winter snow, the Pigeon Forge weather is fair and enjoyable. Our mountain city experiences all four seasons. This means you’ll enjoy snow-capped mountain peaks during the winter months, mild springs with fresh flowers, summer’s warm rays, and fall’s breathtaking colors. Plan your vacation and enjoy the mountain climate.

Weather

Community Resources

There’s something for everyone in Pigeon Forge. No matter whether you’re a local or a visitor, you’ll find many community resources to make your time in the mountains great. Learn more about public parks to visit, awesome library services to check out, worship opportunities, medical care, and other community essentials.

Community Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Want to know more about Pigeon Forge and the Smokies? Got a specific question in mind? We have an answer! Discover everything you need to know with our extensive Pigeon Forge FAQ. Find a supermarket to grab snacks and supples, located a Post Office to send off a souvenir or postcard, and more!

FAQ

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