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One of the awesome things about Pigeon Forge is that you can come back each year to find some exciting new attractions in town! This year is no exception as a remarkable number of attractions have opened for your enjoyment! Here are 4 exciting new attractions in Pigeon Forge TN that you need to visit during your vacation to the Smoky Mountains:
1. Lumberjack Adventure Park
One of the most exciting attractions to open recently in Pigeon Forge is the Lumberjack Adventure Park! This attraction is part of Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud and contains several fun activities to bring out your inner lumberjack. The High Woodsman Challenge is a lumberjack themed obstacle course for ages 5 and up, while Logger Sports offers you the chance to try the famous log roll stunt you see in the Lumberjack Feud Show! If you are truly brave, try one of the controlled jump elements off the 80-foot-tall Timber Towers! Lumberjack Adventure Park also features the brand new Flying Ox ride, a unique combination of a zipline and a roller coaster that is the first of its kind.
2. Mountain Monster
When it comes to thrill rides, one of the most breathtaking new attractions in Pigeon Forge TN is the Mountain Monster! This towering mass of steel actually combines 3 distinct thrill rides into one amazing experience, so choose one or try them all! The Monster Fall is a true freefall ride where you are hoisted to the top of the 190-foot-tall tower and dropped at speeds reaching 52 miles per hour! Meanwhile, the Monster Launch features a wide open saddle seat design where you are slung from the ground like a rubberband up 140 feet into the air! The ultimate experience is the Mountain Monster, an aerial dive ride that drops you from the top of a 175-foot platform where you will swing out at 65 miles per hour!
3. Beyond the Lens!
Enjoy a fascinating trip into the world of pop culture at the new Beyond the Lens! attraction in Pigeon Forge! This unique museum features interactive games, amazing photo opportunities, and intriguing exhibits that the entire family will love! Step into the Selfie Spectacular where you can take some incredible photos of yourself as you blast off with Neil Armstrong for the first moon walk or lounge on a pile of $50 million in cash! Beyond the Lens! also offers the opportunity to search for Bigfoot, walk through a human kaleidoscope, walk the red carpet, and even hop into an alien egg pit filled with thousands of translucent white eggs!
4. Rowdy Bear Ridge
Another one of the exciting new attractions in Pigeon Forge TN is Rowdy Bear Ridge, which is the sister park to Rowdy Bear Mountain in Gatlinburg. This adventure park features North America’s first Alpine Flyer coaster, a 2-seat suspended roller coaster ride that soars through the air. The ride is equipped with laser guns to become the laser gun coaster! During your adventure, try to hit as many targets as you can to compete for the highest score! Rowdy Bear Ridge also features a 500-foot-long tubing hill that is open all year long for your entertainment!
There are so many new attractions you’ll want to try when you’re in town! Since you know what you’re going to do when you’re in town, you can start planning your trip! Check out all of the rooms at our Pigeon Forge hotel on the river today to plan your vacation and be one of the first to experience these new attractions in Pigeon Forge TN! We look forward to seeing you soon!