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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How to See Absolutely Everything in Pigeon Forge for Only $2.50

Are you having a hard time figuring out how you will see everything while you’re on vacation in Pigeon Forge? When you catch a ride on the Pigeon Forge trolley, you won’t have any problems seeing everything along the Pigeon Forge Parkway.

The Pigeon Forge trolley began their service in 1986. Since, the trolley service has grown to having over 100 trolley stops in Pigeon Forge, and over 30 trolley vehicles serving visitors throughout the area.

Save time from finding parking spots at each location in Pigeon Forge, and save money by not having to pay for parking fees or gas for your car. The Pigeon Forge trolley is definitely the most affordable transportation in the area, and it’s incredibly safe and convenient for everyone.

Here’s the trolley schedule and costs for each route:

North Parkway

  • Cost: .50
  • From Patriot Park, this trolley travels north through Pigeon Forge toward Sevierville. It turns around and heads south and returns to Patriot Park every 20 minutes.

South Parkway

  • Cost: .50
  • From Patriot Park, this trolley travels to traffic light #6, then turns west onto Pine Mountain Road. The trolley does return to the Parkway, and will drop off and pick up at Dixie Stampede at the far end of Pigeon Forge. It will make this route every 20 minutes.

Gatlinburg Welcome CenterBright fall colors lining a road in the Smoky Mountains

  • Cost: .75
  • This is a non-stop trolley ride to the Gatlinburg Welcome Center. It travels along the “spur??? (the short road that connects Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge) to reach the Welcome Center, then returns to Patriot Park. It arrives every 30 minutes.


  • Cost: .50
  • To save money on parking at Dollywood, take this trolley! It travels between Patriot Park and Dollywood every 15 minutes, and will drop you off right at the main gate at Dollywood.

Dolly’s Splash Country

  • Cost: .50
  • This Pigeon Forge trolley will also save you money because you won’t have to park at Dolly’s Splash Country. It travels from Patriot Park to Splash Country every 20 minutes; it will also drop you off at the main gate.

Wears Valley

  • Cost: .50
  • This trolley travels throughout Pigeon Forge. It makes stops along Teaster Lane, the Parkway and down Wears Valley Road. It arrives every 20 minutes.

Children ages 3 and younger ride the Pigeon Forge trolley for free. Day passes are also available at the Patriot Park trolley service center. Day passes for the Pigeon Forge trolley cost $2.50 per rider, but are the most affordable option if you plan to take multiple rides on the trolley throughout the day. Instead of gathering up exact change at each stop, you can just buy a day pass, so you won’t have to worry about anything, and you can get on and off the trolley as often as you’d like.

Learn more about the Fun Time Trolley in Pigeon Forge on their website:

View of the green trees in the Smoky MountainsTrolley Stops Near The Inn On The River Hotel in Pigeon Forge

The Inn On The River is located right between 2 Pigeon Forge trolley stops. If you don’t mind a short walk, you can leave your car parked at the hotel and walk over to one of the trolley stops.

The closest trolley stops to The Inn On The River are located at The Incredible Christmas Place and Walden’s Landing.

If you want to take a single ride to one location, you can drive to Patriot Park, park your car for free and catch a trolley to your desired location.

For more information about The Inn On The River hotel in Pigeon Forge, take a look at the 5 Common Questions About Our Hotel. Then, give us a call to start planning your stay!