Indoor Thrills and Chills – Pigeon Forge Activities for the Adrenaline Junkie

  • Apr 22, 2024
  • Reading time: 5 mins read
  • By Arunima
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If you want to experience the thrill and adventure of your next vacation, Pigeon Forge is the place for you! Situated in eastern Tennessee, this holiday destination is packed with fun, excitement, and entertainment to give your heart an adrenaline rush. 

Pigeon Forge has various attractions offering a myriad of activities that keep you moving, adding a fun element to the trip. 

The place is the heart of Smoky Mountains, offering activities for all age groups. If you love high-speed rollercoasters, Dollywood has you on the edge of the seat. 

Plus, if you enjoy being at height, the 200 ft free fall drop line gives a birds-eye view. It makes you experience the rush of excitement after coming back to the ground instantly. 

Read this article to find out about indoor things to do in Pigeon Forge and make the most out of your vacation. Let’s dive in! 

Dollywood’s Splash Country

Dollywood’s Splash Country

Combining the excitement of giant water slides with the tranquility at the side of the pool, Dollywood’s Splash Country set on 35 acres offers fun for all age groups in summer. Boarding Dollywood theme park, this water park is located in the altitudes of the Great Smoky Mountains. 

The adventure theme park offers a variety of water slides and attractions including Tailspin Racer, (a six-lane mat race slide), The Cascades (8000 ft lagoon style pool), and River Rush, Tennessee’s only water coaster. 

In addition, there is the tallest twin-speed slide in the state, named Fire Tower Falls; the Bear Mountain Fire Tower consists of a multi-level water adventure. Plus a 25000-sq-ft mountain wave, and a Downbound Float Trip, a relaxing lazy river for adults and children’s play area. The operating days and hours of the water park may vary, check out for complete guidance.

Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster 

Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster

Get the thrilling experience on the Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, the longest downhill track in the United States. It is 1 mile long and located in the original Alpine Coaster with original Smokies! This should be a must-do activity if you want to feel the adventure of the Great Smoky Mountains. 

The design of the cart is to carry one or two riders comfortably, but it can be easily handled by one person as well. Riders enjoy the drive-through at a speed up to 27 mph, giving them an action-packed experience. 

Whether it is raining, snowfall, or radiant sunshine, no matter what the condition is, you can ride any time of the year as the excellent braking effect is unchanging. Over and above, the tracks lit up at night with LED lights, giving you an awesome ride experience. 

Rockin’ Raceway Arcade

Rockin’ Raceway Arcade

From racing around karting on the fastest track to hopping from 150 games of every type, Rockin’ Raceway Arcade offers a lot of excitement. This place is located beside Parkway in Pigeon Forge, offering arcade games designed with retro themes and modern games. 

Their magnificent effects such as lights, buzzers, bells, whistles, and tunes give the feel of a real-life arcade game. To get this high-adrenaline fun, you will be given a rechargeable card. You just have to add money to the card and swipe to start playing. Do not forget to track the record of the winnings and take home the biggest prize! 

Remember to ask for regular specials such as half off on Tuesdays, where game prices come down to 50% and tickets winning get tripled. 

Fun Stop Family Action Park

Fun Stop Family Action Park

Situated at the heart of Pigeon Forge, Fun Stop Family Action Park has something for everyone. It has more than 18 attractions which include 7 thrill rides, 9 family rides, 4 fast go-kart tracks, 2 mini golf courses, and an indoor arcade. 

The kid-friendly environment of Fun Stop can make your heart racing with their thrilling go-kart tracks. Along with that, spinning skyscrapers and a zip line adventure can leave you amazed, giving you a once-in-a-lifetime experience. 

Moreover, if you are an adrenaline junky, do not forget a shot Slingshot ride. As the name suggests, this ride shoots you into the sky. Again, give a try to a skyscraper for a high thrill adventurous option, that takes you to a height of 150 feet at a speed of 60 miles per hour, so if you do not fear heights, this ride is for you!

Rowdy Bear’s Smoky Mountain Snow Park

Rowdy Bear’s Smoky Mountain Snow Park

Rowdy Bear’s Smoky Mountain Snow Park has the most exciting rides such as the Outdoor Axe throwing, Tubing Hill, and the first-ever power coaster and laser gun coaster. If you visit during winter, enjoy the longest outdoor snow tubing hill in Tennessee and summer tubing during the warm season. 

The size of the tubing hill is over 500 feet in length and 70 feet drop. Make sure during your stay to enjoy the world’s first laser gun coaster, this coaster swings through the ridge, meanwhile, as you perfect your shooting skills. 

You are in full control of this exciting coaster because you can control its speed. At last, before leaving, remember to visit Sugar Bear’s Café and Creamery to get the taste of 16 flavors of locally made homemade ice cream.

Do you know?

The first roller coaster was built in Paris in 1817.


Located in the Appalachian Mountains, Pigeon Forge offers adventure and thrilling experiences to enthusiasts looking to plan their next trip. Here you can enjoy many activities such as water slides in Dollywood’s theme park and coaster rides in the smoky alpine. 

In addition, enjoy Rockin’ Raceway Arcade games, the thrill of Fun Stop Park, and the excitement of Rowdy Bear’s Smoky Mountain snowpark. Submerge yourself into the boundless adventures of this captivating region to take your adrenaline rush to a new level!


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