Outdoor Activities in Pigeon Forge

Outdoor activities in Pigeon Forge are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Pigeon Forge comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Pigeon Forge and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Pigeon Forge has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Pigeon Forge.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Pigeon Forge:

  1. Bullfish Grill

    4.3 (389 Votes)
    Bullfish Grill

    Hotel, Outdoors, Restaurant

    The word steak originates from the mid- 15th century Scandinavian word steik along with the Old Norse word steikja. The Oxford English Dictionary's first reference is to "a thick slice of meat cut for roasting or grilling or frying, sometimes used in a pie or pudding; especially a piece cut from the hind-quarters of the animal." Angus cattle are a breed of cattle used in beef production. They w...Read more
  2. Mellow Mushroom

    4.4 (283 Votes)
    Mellow Mushroom

    Hotel, Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    The common belief is that Italians invented pizza, but its origin goes back to ancient times in the Middle East. Babylonians, Israelites, Egyptians, Armenians, Greeks and Romans, and other ancient cultures ate flat, unleavened bread cooked in mud ovens. The word "pizza" was first documented in 997 AD in Gaeta, Italy, and successively in different parts of Central and South Italy. At Mellow Mush...Read more
  3. Old Mill Square

    Hotel, Outdoors, Food And Drinks

    In the early 1800’s a water power mill called a gristmill became the centre of activity in the small mountain community of the Little Pigeon River. The gristmill was used to grind flour to produce meals for the early settlers. It was a very important mill for daily day to day production of flour which was then used to bake bread. Moreover the Old Mill supplied electricity for the town til...Read more
  4. J.t. Hannah's Kitchen

    4.3 (297 Votes)
    J.t. Hannah's Kitchen

    Hotel, Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    J.T Hannah was an affluent business man in the Great Smoky Mountains. He operated the biggest freight Ware House and Stockyards in East Tennessee. On a daily basis, the finest local beers and whiskey were delivered to his warehouse. Adding to this, he also procured a wide variety of farm produce and the best livestock, cattle, hogs, and chickens. Moreover he had the exclusive contract to distri...Read more
  5. Mel's Diner Incorporated

    4.6 (258 Votes)
    Mel's Diner Incorporated

    Hotel, Outdoors, Observatory, Food And Drinks

    The Original Mels has been serving up fun and great food since 1947. It is from a bye gone era that offers a humble and friendly atmosphere with delectable food for the whole family. It started with Mel Weiss and Harold Dobbs who used to entice guests with radio personality Wolfman Jack. The legendary restaurant was soon put up for sale but George Lucas filmed his classic film ‘American G...Read more
  6. Bennett's Pit Bar-b-que

    4.3 (277 Votes)
    Bennett's Pit Bar-b-que

    Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    They claim that they have your BBQ needs covered. If you live and breathe BBQ then Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que is the place for you. When you are there you will realise how eating barbeque could taste so good. Plunge into the Brisket, Pulled pork, smoked sausage, ribs and a large chicken leg, along with cole slaw and a biscuit on the side and discover the succulent taste of meat melting in yo...Read more
  7. Huck Finn's Catfish

    4.5 (250 Votes)
    Huck Finn's Catfish

    Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    The food speaks for itself. Most of the dishes are so tantalizing and smooth, and every dish has an explosion of flavours. Dishes vary in timing and precision. Some are cooked with hours of care, to enhance the spice and taste and some take the correct cooling time to bring perfection. Try Huck’s favourite Catfish paired with Golden Chicken, or Grain fed Pond raised Catfish enrobed in a m...Read more
  8. Christmas Place

    4.7 (643 Votes)
    Christmas Place

    Landmark, Observatory, Entertainment

    The smell of cinnamon spice and mulled cider wafts through the air on Christmas Eve. Twinkling Christmas lights atop the tower and all over the building scanning the sky for Santa and his sleigh. Carol singers stand under the tree singing hymns in unison. Snow layers the pine trees, and as it falls you touch it, cold on your fingers and tingle your face. The magic of Christmas, year after year ...Read more
  9. Blue Moose Burgers And Wings

    Hotel, Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Have you ever wondered why crunchy food is so popular? Can others in the restaurant hear you eat when you crunch on a juicy crispy fried chicken? Never mind, just savour the flavour. Enjoy it. Roll it in your mouth. Or bite into a burger and let the juices flow. All this and much more at the Blue Moose Burgers & Wings. Pigeon Forge's only family sports grill has been a top secret for years....Read more
  10. Tomb Egyptian Adventure

    4.1 (149 Votes)
    Tomb Egyptian Adventure

    Outdoors, Landmark, Observatory, Educational Site

    The curse of the Pharaoh is cast upon any person who disturbs the mummy. The mummy does not differentiate between thieves or archaeologists, and its curse will cause bad luck, illness or death. The Egyptians observed a complex series of rituals when burying dead pharaohs, designed to aid the dead king’s transition into the afterlife. Mummification and burial were deeply significant for th...Read more
  11. Great Smoky Mountain Murder Mystery Dinner Show

    Hotel, Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    If you are a fan of Whodunits head over to the Great Smoky Mountain Murder Mystery Dinner Show. For six years this theatre has been spinning yarns where a cast member is murdered and it’s up to you to solve the crime. You stand to win a prize if you deduce the killer. There are three exhilarating shows along with a four course meal. The theatre deals with three different shows: Whodunit L...Read more
  12. Smoky Mountain Brewery

    4.3 (65 Votes)
    Smoky Mountain Brewery

    Hotel, Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    This isn’t just a brewery and restaurant. It’s an invitation to explore the microbrewery where they are proud to create many different beers. All beers are brewed entirely without the use of chemical preservers, additives, or pasteurization. From the moment you enter the Smoky Mountain Brewery you will feel the spirit of the people. Smoky Mountain Brewery is proud to serve their own...Read more
  13. Mountain Valley Winery

    Hotel, Outdoors, Observatory, Food And Drinks

    With wine, you can tell quite a bit about it by looking at it. You should always start by pouring the wine into a clear glass, then taking a few minutes to look at the colour. As far as the colour goes, white wines aren't white, but actually yellow, green, or brown. Red wines on the other hand are normally a pale red or dark brown colour. Red wine gets better with age, while white wines get sta...Read more
  14. Dollywood's Splash Country Water Adventure Park Image
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    Outdoors, Water Park, Observatory, Entertainment

    Feel the rush of adrenaline as you zoom down an exhilarating water ride called the Cascades. This massive lagoon type pool has 25 interactive features promising endless splashes of fun. The geyser in the middle sprays water 20 feet high. There are 4 Grotto slides, contoured seating areas, and plenty of space to chill out. Children can explore and find mist, and bubbles that lie in secret coves....Read more
  15. Poynor's Pommes Frites

    Hotel, Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Authentic German food in the Great Smoky Mountain in Tennessee. Feel you are on the streets of Germany where a meal can be found on every bend, warm with lots of flavour and the aroma drifting around every corner and hitting your senses. Enjoy the taste of Europe, sausages and hard rolls from Germany and fries from Belgium, all served with dipping sauces such as Bohemian Kase, Black Forrest, an...Read more