Pigeon Forge, population 5,800, is a popular tourist stop, its largest attraction being Dollywood, and the nearby Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The name of the city itself refers to the Little Pigeon River, a river on which the city was first founded
Whether you choose to experience the more than 40 exciting attractions lining the Parkway, or explore the hidden treasures at Dollywood, you and your family will love the wide variety of outdoor activities in Pigeon Forge. From Dollywood's Splash Country to the unique shopping and games at Walden's Landing to the beauty and trails of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, there's plenty to see and do for everyone in Pigeon Forge.
Pigeon Forge is home to music, magic and variety, making Pigeon Forge one of the best vacation spots around. The city's theaters present all styles of music, high-energy dancing and magical illusions. On your Pigeon Forge vacation, you'll see amazing horsemanship, racing ostriches, mind-reading-pigs, fire-eaters, and jugglers. You'll find all this and more on the stages of Pigeon Forge, where the theaters are dedicated to presenting wholesome entertainment.