Make memories this year with dad in Pigeon Forge.

Celebrate your dad this Father’s Day with a trip to Pigeon Forge and the Great Smoky Mountains. From hiking and fishing to great food, amusement park rides, musical productions and so much more, you’ll find plenty of things to do in Pigeon Forge for Father’s Day.

Take Dad on a Mountain Adventure for Father's Day

Go on a mountain adventure

There’s nothing quite like summertime in the Smoky Mountains. It’s easy to spend a day meandering along the miles of hiking trails that run through dense forestry, along quiet streams and to the peaks of magnificent mountains. Pack a picnic lunch or spend the day fishing for trout on one of the many streams or rivers. You never know what you’ll see, so make sure to bring a camera and watch for wild turkey, deer and more!

Ride an alpine coaster during spring break in Pigeon Forge

Get dad’s adrenaline pumping with thrilling rides

For those dads that are a bit more adventurous, Pigeon Forge is just the place to be. Get your adrenaline flowing with a ride on one of Pigeon Forge’s three alpine coasters or any one of the thrilling roller coaster rides you’ll find throughout town. Hold on tight as you speed through mountain twists and hairpin turns or soar high above the Smoky Mountains before suddenly plunging into darkness. Explore even more extreme adventures in Pigeon Forge.

Go on a whitewater rafting trip on Father's Day

Go on a whitewater rafting adventure

For even more exciting fun and adventure on Father’s Day, plan a whitewater rafting trip on the Big Pigeon River. Race through class 3 and 4 whitewater rapids on a raft large enough for the whole family or learn how to navigate and play on the rapids on a guided kayaking tour. You’re sure to have an adventure that dad will be talking about for years to come.

Spend a Day with Dad at Dollywood

Spend a day at Dollywood

Summertime at Dollywood is back and better than ever with extended park hours from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. From award-winning rides like Wild Eagle and Lightning Rod to The Dragonflier and The Great Tree Swing at Wildwood Grove, you can spend the day with dad enjoying everything that Dollywood has to offer. And when the temperatures heat up, there’s no better way to cool off than Dollywood’s Splash Country.

Fun Pigeon Forge Shows to See on Father's Day

Do dinner and a show with dad

Whether you prefer comedy, drama or magic, Pigeon Forge dinner shows offer fun and entertainment the whole family will delight in. Laugh until you cry at the side-splitting comedy offered up at Hatfield & McCoy’s Dinner Feud, in addition to Granny’s heaps of fried chicken. Or join in the celebration at Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show with amazing entertainers, rousing musical numbers and a fabulous five-course feast.

Pigeon Forge hotels offer the perfect place to relax after a long day of fun

Relax after a long day of family fun

If you’re seeking a fun-filled Smoky Mountain vacation, Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort & Spa™ provides premium facilities, including indoor and outdoor pools, a unique restaurant experience and a full-service spa. Stroll into an island adventure at Margaritaville Island Hotel, inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of Jimmy Buffett. Guests can enjoy live music on the deck along with a mouthwatering menu. Explore even more lodging options in Pigeon Forge to choose from.

Make the most out of your special time with dad with a trip to Pigeon Forge. Explore even more fun and exciting things to do in Pigeon Forge this summer with the family.

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