New In Pigeon Forge

Take It Down To Flavortown

Play with your food at this all new 43,000 square foot entertainment mecca featuring a tiki bar, bowling alley, arcade, and wicked menu of Guy Fieri’s famous culinary combos.

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Fun For All Ages

Mini Golf, Mega Fun

Full of colorful nostalgia, this 18-hole mini golf course is a can't-miss attraction on Dollywood Lane. Be sure to check out the laser maze and toy store inside after your game.

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What's New In Pigeon Forge?

What's New

Gain Some Elevation

You Deserve The Best View

Gatlinburg Skylift Park

Best Of
Pigeon Forge

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Summer Car Shows

Car Shows

New In Pigeon Forge

The Island Life

Fresh mountain air + upscale amenities + carefree spirit. What's more to like?

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We All Scream

Who doesn't love ice cream on a hot summer day?

Ice Cream

Take A Ride

The Open-Air Experience

Bring the magic of the mountains to life with a certified adventure guide leading the way. Choose from scenery in Gatlinburg, on the Foothills Parkway, Roaring Fork, Newfound Gap and more.

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Rent A Jeep

Explore On Four Wheels

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Cool off this summer


Smoky Mountain style

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People ziplining

Zipline

A cool rushing breeze in your hair. The sounds of the zipping lines and you glide. The view of the treetops and mountains that are usually only for a bird’s eye. Let your senses soar with a zipline adventure in the Smoky Mountains.

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Child swimming underwater

Swimming Holes

Cool off this summer in one of nature’s top swimming spots. These swimming holes in the Smoky Mountains are fed by the fresh waters of mountain rivers and streams and treat visitors to a refreshing retreat during the hottest parts of summer.

Go Swimming
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Ice cream cones and cups of ice cream

Italian Ice

A cold treat is just what you need after a hot day of fun in Pigeon Forge. Rita’s Italian Ice serves up all the fun with their fresh made Italian ice, custard and gelati. Your tastebuds will be dazzled by their fun flavors.

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People riding bumper boats at The Track

Bumper Boats

Stop by The Track in Pigeon Forge for all kinds of fun activities, including this exhilarating way to cool off with friends.

The Track
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3 girls on tubes in the river

River Rat

Who doesn't love floating down a river in the dead heat of summer? Visit Smoky Mountain River Rat in Townsend just before the national park for the best tubing in the area.

River Rat
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Seats on the Mountain Monster

Fall + Dive + Launch

Feel the wind in your face and butterflies in your stomach on the scariest ride in Tennessee: The Mountain Monster. Not for the faint of heart!

Mountain Monster
Pigeon Forge Trolley Stop

Take The Trolley

The Pigeon Forge trolley system is a great way to get around the city and see all your favorite places for just a few dollars. Park your car at the brand new transit center by Patriot Park and hop on for a ride.

Trolley

Walk The Greenway

The Riverwalk Greenway is a 4 mile long pedestrian walkway stretching from Patriot Park, through The Island, and to the Community Center. It's a great alternative to sitting in traffic on the parkway!

Greenway
pedestrian bridge

New Pedestrian Bridge

With the new pedestrian bridge, visitors can easily navigate between the hotels, restaurants and attractions on the Parkway and Teaster Lane. Located behind Holiday Inn & Suites and Crave Golf, it links the Parkway, Riverwalk Greenway, and the free public parking lot near the LeConte Center.

Big Creek Expeditions

Explore a different side of the national park via a whitewater rafting exursion. Big Creek Expeditions provides panoramic views of ancient mountains, thrilling rapids that will leave you soaking wet, and an immersive experience that will keep you smiling from ear to ear.

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Pigeon Forge Rides

Rides in Pigeon Forge are not limited to the roller coasters at Dollywood. Just drive down the parkway and you'll see so much to choose from! Here's our list of the top 10 rides in Pigeon Forge.

Rides

Picnics

Whether you grab a bucket of fried chicken or bring all the fixings for a bar-b-que, you will love one of these top picnic spots in the Smokies. Just don’t let Yogi or Boo Boo steal your picnic baskets.

Picnic Spots

Campgrounds

There are several different ways to go camping in the Smoky Mountains. Choose from Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg tent campgrounds, camping cabins, luxury camping (or glamping), and even more options.

Camping

Kid Hikes

Lace up your sneakers or hiking boots and hit the trails this summer with these hiking trails for kids. They are on the shorter side and feature hightlights that will keep exploring children engaged.

Kid Hikes

Make A Splash

Soaky Mountain Waterpark should be at the top of your list of spots to hit for your summer vacation. Cool off in all the amazing pools, slides, and lazy rivers on this 50 acre playground.

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Summer Hikes

Up for a little rock hopping? When the heat of the summer kicks into high gear, hiking in the Smokies can become especially exhausting. The best trails to explore are the ones with plenty of water crossing to cool you off. Click below to check out the list.

Hikes

Vehicle Rentals

Get around the Smokies in style with a RZR side-by-side rental. There's no better time of year to rent a Maverick X3 X RC Turbo and feel the wind in your hair.

Rentals
July 4 in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

Let freedom ring in the Smoky Mountains this July 4th. Celebrate America’s birthday with the first fourth of July parade in the nation, fireworks and a big music festival at the park. All we need is you!

School is out and hot, sunny summer days are ahead. It is the perfect time to take a trip to Pigeon Forge! Come beat the heat in the Smoky Mountains with ziplining excursions, afternoons at the swimming hole, sweet treats and more.

There will be also plenty of fun events to take part in throughout the summer months including 4th of July festivities and the synchronous fireflies display. There has never been a better time to take a summer vacation to Pigeon Forge!

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