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The ease of transportation in Pigeon Forge is one of the reasons it is so easy to relax and enjoy your lodging in Pigeon Forge. Free trolleys run every 25 to 30 minutes from March through December. These buses make the rounds of tourist areas, moving people between their hotels in Pigeon Forge and tourist attractions.
Trolleys run from 8:30 a.m. to midnight from March through October. In November and December, trolleys run from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Many visitors love winter trolleys at night because there are thousands of holiday lights along the Parkway. You can pick up a trolley from your lodging in Pigeon Forge and transfer easily to get anywhere you need to go without the hassle of driving and parking.
To catch a trolley and save money on parking in Pigeon Forge, ask the manager of The Inn on the River where the nearest stop is. There are generally seven trolleys that can take you up and down the Parkway, to other points in Pigeon Forge, and to Sevierville where there are more shops and theaters. Every trolley line stops in Patriot Park where you can switch trolleys.
The North Parkway Trolley travels as far as the popular Governor’s Crossing Mall in Sevierville. The Sevierville Courthouse Trolley makes a roundtrip that includes the Belz Mall, Sevierville outlet malls and the River Place Shops in Pigeon Forge. Wears Valley Road makes a loop that includes side roads and the Parkway. Both the Dollywood and the Splash Country Trolleys leave Patriot Park about 30 minutes before each park opens and run roundtrips continuously until closing time. The South Parkway Trolley includes the Dixie Stampede on its route. In addition, a low-fare trolley runs on a more limited schedule to the Gatlinburg Visitor’s Center. Taxis are also available in Pigeon Forge.
So how do you like to get around Pigeon Forge? Have you saved money on parking in Pigeon Forge? We would love to hear from you! Tell us what you think on The Inn on the River Facebook page.