5 Outdoor Activities in Pigeon Forge to Try on Your Spring Vacation

Beautiful views along Newfound Gap Road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

When you visit Pigeon Forge during the spring, be ready for beautiful temperatures and sweet sunshine! What better way to enjoy the weather than spending time having fun outdoors? When you stay in our Pigeon Forge cabins, you’ll be close to all the excitement the area has to offer. Here are 5 outdoor activities in Pigeon Forge to try on your spring vacation:

1. The Track

The Track is the ultimate family fun center in Pigeon Forge! With go-kart tracks, mini golf and more, you won’t run out of exciting things to do while you enjoy some fresh air. This is the place to go if you want to hop into the driver’s seat of a go kart and race around the track. There are a variety of tracks, such as the Wild Woody, where you’ll race up 3.5 elevated stories then circle back down with an exciting drop, the Family Track, which is a classic go-kart track with single and double karts, the Rookie Karts, which lets young racers take the wheel, and the Kiddie Karts, which allows riders between 3 and 4 feet tall to put the pedal to the metal. You’ll be able to feel the warm wind in your hair as you race around the track. The Track also has an animated mini-golf experience for people of all ages to enjoy!

2. The Island

Great Smoky Mountain Wheel at the Island in Pigeon Forge TnThe Island is your one stop for some of the best shops, restaurants and rides in Pigeon Forge. You’ll be able to walk around and enjoy the outdoors as you explore all that The Island has to offer. One of the best things to do at The Island is ride the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel. Climb into a glass gondola and ride the 200-foot high observation wheel to see incredible views of Pigeon Forge with the Smoky Mountains in the backdrop. Another way to take advantage of the spring weather is to watch The Island Show Fountains. Sit back and relax in a chair as you watch a magical performance of water dance and light, all choreographed to live music! There are also other rides and shops for you to explore while you’re there!

3. Go Ziplining

Another exciting outdoor adventure in Pigeon Forge is ziplining! You’ll soar through the air like a bird and see breathtaking views of the Smoky Mountains from high above the ground. Legacy Mountain Ziplines is just minutes from Pigeon Forge and is a family favorite. There are 4.5 miles of lines as high as 500 feet! You’ll have more than 2 hours of fun outside when you visit Legacy Mountain Ziplines. Enjoy the gorgeous weather and even better views when you go ziplining in Pigeon Forge!

4. Go for a Hike

family-hiking-in-mountainsWhat better way to enjoy the outdoors than by going for a hike in the Great Smoky Mountains? The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has more than 800 miles of hiking trails for you to explore. The trails vary in levels of difficulty, so you can go for a leisurely stroll through the mountains or go for a more strenuous hike to some of the highest peaks. You’ll be able to see stunning views of wildflowers, waterfalls and more when you go hiking during the spring.

5. Outdoor Gravity Park

Outdoor Gravity Park is the perfect unique adventure to try on your spring vacation! The attraction features zorbing, an activity from New Zealand. At Outdoor Gravity Park, you’ll hop inside a zorb, which is basically a large, plastic hamster ball only better, and slip and slide down 1 of 4 different tracks, so don’t forget to pack your swimsuit! It’s a great way to beat the heat and have fun outdoors in a new and exciting way.

There are plenty of outdoor activities in Pigeon Forge for you to enjoy on your spring vacation. Browse all our Pigeon Forge cabins and start planning your trip today!

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