Things To Do In Pigeon Forge In Summer

Summer is in full swing and family activity is abuzz across Pigeon Forge, TN making it the perfect time to make great memories with your family.

Summer Hiking

Just a few miles east of Pigeon forge, you’ll find the Great Smoky Mountains National Park where you’ll find over 850 miles of hiking trails.

White Water Rafting Adventure

You'll find a variety of white water rafting outfitters in and around the area of Pigeon Forge which offers guided rafting trips.

Lower Pigeon River Rafting Tour

Family friendly rafting tour!

Upper Pigeon River Rafting Tour

Challenging adventure!

Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Summer Celebration

Visitors will get to experience exciting and thrilling rides, spectacular shows & entertainment, and the best food!

June 15 - Aug. 11, 2024

Dollywood’s Splash Country

This waterpark features exciting rides, towering water slides, a lazy river, tons of places for relaxation, and of course, great food!

Mountain Coaster

See the unique beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains in the summer by riding a mountain coaster.

Hop in a Go-Kart!

There are various Go-kart spots in Pigeon forge that offer unique action-packed tracks, from elevated go-kart tracks to tracks with challenging winding turns and exciting drops.

The Island in Pigeon Forge

Explore and go shopping at over 60 retail stores in the area and enjoy plenty of unique attractions that the whole family can enjoy.

Zorbing Adventure

If you want a break from the usual sightseeing and hiking, go zorbing at the Outdoor Gravity Park in Pigeon Forge.

Pigeon Forge Snow

If you’re done exploring the great outdoors and looking for a place to cool off inside, better head to the Pigeon Forge Snow which is open year-round

Events & Festivals in the Pigeon Forge in Summer

A Mountain Quiltfest (Jun 3-6, 2024)

Great Smoky Mountain Jeep Invasion  (Aug 22-24, 2024)

Patriot Festival  (July 4, 2024)