Pigeon Forge Water Parks: Make A Splash This Summer

There’s nothing that takes the edge of a hot summer day like making a Smoky Mountain splash at one of the best Pigeon Forge water parks. You can enjoy the mountain air as you float down a lazy river or even get your adrenaline pumping as you plunge down a thrilling water coaster, all without straying too far from the Pigeon Forge Parkway. We’ve dipped in at the best Pigeon Forge water parks to put together a splashin’ summary of all the wet and wild summer fun to be had in the Great Smoky Mountains!

Soaky Mountain Waterpark

Soaky Mountain Waterpark is a 50-acre wet wonderland right in Sevierville. It opened in June of 2020, making it one of the latest additions to the area’s attractions. You’ll find thrill rides, family rides, kids’ attractions, and great food and drink options at this modern mountain park. Looking for an adventure? Try the Avalaunch Watercoaster

Soaky Mountain

The Avalaunch is a first-of-its-kind thrill ride that puts two people on a tube and sends them up 3 hills, through 4 saucer turns, over valleys, and even up a wall before plummeting into whitewater finish. If the Avalaunch is too wild, consider taking a float down Black Bear Rapids. The Rapids are anything but mild, though, as this adventure river features wave action for a fun float. Plan a visit to Soaky Mountain during your late-Spring and Summer Smoky Mountain vacations. The park is open to the public daily. Day admission tickets start at $39.99.

The Resort at Governor’s Crossing

Guests at The Resort at Governor's Crossing in Sevierville can make a splash year-round at indoor and outdoor waterparks! The resort’s indoor water park can be enjoyed in any season. Take a plunge down 2 high-speed slides, relax with the gang in a 20-person hot tub, feel like you’re at the beach in the zero-entry pool, or perfect your stroke with endless swim jets.

Governor's Crossing

The outdoor water park at The Resort at Governors Crossing features a super-sized swimming pool, a 250-foot lazy river, an 80-foot waterslide, and other fun amenities -- all under the Smoky Mountain sunshine! Guests staying at The Resort at Governor’s Crossing have access to the water parks, as well as other on-campus activities and amenities. Rates vary.

Country Cascades

Guests at Country Cascades in Pigeon Forge are in for a soaking good time, as they have exclusive access to the resort’s 75,000-gallon water park. Resort patrons will enjoy a beach-entry pool, expansive sunning deck, stress-melting hot tub, and even good eats from the Snack Shack; not to mention some of the incredible waterslides they have on deck.

Country Cascades

Thrill-seekers will love the 4-story descent of the River Run body slide. The River Chaser raft slide will let you take in mountain views as you sweep over the resort campus. Another great thing about Country Cascades Waterpark Resort is its location right off the Parkway. You’ll be within walking distance of The Island, Lumberjack Square, and other great attractions. The water park at Country Cascades is open seasonally to resort guests. Rates vary.

Dollywood’s Splash Country

It is easy to see why Dollywood’s Splash Country has earned some serious accolades. This Pigeon Forge water park has been voted among the Top 10 Outdoor Water Parks by readers of USA Today. Dollywood’s Splash Country is home to splashes and slides for visitors of all ages, all accompanied by a beautiful mountain landscape sweeping over the background.

Splash Country

From leisurely floats on the Downbound lazy river to plummeting down Firetower Falls, there is something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Summer is the best time to enjoy Dollywood’s Splash Country. The park opens mid-May and closes by early September each year. Many ticket and admission offers are available, from single-day entry to season passes.

Pigeon Forge Water Parks

Pigeon Forge Water Parks

Pigeon Forge water parks are great places to cool down and chill out. Take advantage of summer’s Smoky Mountain sunshine by enjoying a day at Soaky Mountain Waterpark or Dollywood’s Splash Country. Make the water park experience part of your stay at The Resort at Governor’s Crossing or Country Cascades. Learn more about things to do in Pigeon Forge and see how much family fun you can find in the Great Smoky Mountains!

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