The Inn on the River in Pigeon Forge TN

The Inn on the River is a newly renovated Pigeon Forge hotel on the Parkway.

The Inn On The River

(865) 428-5500

2492 Parkway, Pigeon Forge ,TN 37863

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Top 4 Fun Outdoor Things to Do in Pigeon Forge

The weather during the spring and summer months in the Smoky Mountains makes you want to be outside, enjoying it! You’ll be glad to know you have plenty of fun outdoor things to do in Pigeon Forge. Animal lovers will want to spend all afternoon on horseback while adventurers race through the trees on a zipline tour. Check out these top 4 fun outdoor things to do in Pigeon Forge:

1. Zipline

Man ziplining and smilingIf you enjoy thrills, you should definitely try a zipline tour. You will be able to see the beauty of the mountains while doing an exciting activity. Many of these tours allow you to race through the trees on thousands of feet long ziplines at speeds of 25 miles per hour. At Smoky Mountain Zipline, you not only get to move horizontally, you also get to move vertically! They have a controlled descent feature from tree platforms for a unique experience. Another cool place to go ziplining is The Dome Ziplines. They have 11 cables that are over 100 feet long, and there’s a huge metal dome you can jump off of. You won’t want to miss out on ziplining in Pigeon Forge!

2. Ride ATVs

Want to take your crew to do something unique and fun? With Bluff Mountain Adventures, you can race ATVs through the woods. You will be able to go on a guided ATV tour on Smoky Mountain trails where you can enjoy the scenery. You will ride up mountains, cover rugged terrain, and even splash over streams. You’ll definitely want to bring your camera with you because of the beautiful terrain you’ll be covering along this tour. Riding ATVs in the Smoky Mountains is something you won’t forget!

3. Go Horseback Riding

Two girls riding horses through the woodsDo you love animals and also want to spend time outside? One of the best outdoor things to do in Pigeon Forge for animal lovers is to go horseback riding! A popular place to ride horses is Big Rock Dude Ranch at Ponderosa. The horseback riding tour is 3.5 miles long, and you’ll get amazing views of the Smoky Mountains and surrounding woods. Your whole family will enjoy themselves on this tour. When you come back from riding horses, you should visit the petting zoo. You’ll find goats, emus, llamas, rabbits, and more. Big Rock Dude Ranch is the perfect outdoor activity for people who love animals!

4. Mountain Coaster

Another exciting outdoor thing to do in Pigeon Forge is to ride a mountain coaster. At the Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, you can experience the longest downhill ride in the area. You’ll twist and turn through the woods at speeds of up to 25 miles per hour. You control the speed, so go as fast or slow as you like! Another place you should try is Goats on the Roof Coaster. You can go 30 miles per hour on 1 mile worth of track. Ride alone or with another person. For a unique experience, ride at night when the track is lit up with colorful lights! Mountain coasters are one of the most unique things you can do in Pigeon Forge!

These are just a few of the fun activities you should try when you stay with us. Wondering what else you should experience while you’re in town? Check out these other fun things to do in Pigeon Forge!