Local Area Recreation Near Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg KOA Holiday

Pigeon Forge is Fun Central! This area is overflowing with activities that are sure to please the entire family! There are many activities in the area suitable for every age and interest.

Whitewater Rafting

Whitewater Rafting

Please contact the outfitters direcly on availability due to Covid-19 and restrictions.

There are several area outfitters. The Pigeon River offers a thrilling ride, but doesn't require expertise. The Class III and IV rapids are perfect for a beginner and yet still challenging enough for someone who rafts every chance they can get.

Pigeon Forge Trolley

Pigeon Forge Trolley

Please contact the Trolley company for more information of availability due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Pigeon Forge Fun Time Trolley operates March through October from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 midnight seven days a week. It is open November through December from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. seven days a week, and closed in January and February. Pigeon Forge Fun Time Trolley does not operate on Thanksgiving Day; Christmas Eve; or Christmas Day

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Hiking

Hiking

Please review the National Parks guidelines before heading out hiking due to Covid-19. Hikers enjoy the Smoky Mountains during all months of the year with every season offering is own special rewards. During winter, the absence of deciduous leaves opens new vistas along trails and reveals stone walls, chimneys, foundations, and other reminders of past residents. Spring provides a weekly parade of wildflowers and flowering trees. In summer, walkers can seek out cool retreats among the spruce-fir forests and balds or follow splashy mountain streams to roaring falls and cascades. Autumn hikers have crisp, dry air to sharpen their senses and a varied palette of fall colors to enjoy.

Cycling

Cycling

This area is loaded with scenic country roads that will fit any cycling enthusiasts needs Cades Cove Loop Road is an 11 mile one way road that is popular with cyclists.There are several mountain bike trail systems within a 30 minute drive from Pigeon Forge. For a nice and easy family cruise, try out the Pigeon Forge greenway.