You love your dog, and you think of them as part of the family. You are like millions of others, and that is why the world is slowly becoming more and more pet-friendly. From restaurants or cafes with dog-friendly seating areas to shops designed specifically for those with pets, you can bring the dog along for all kinds of adventures. Are there also pet friendly activities in Pigeon Forge?
In a word: Yes, and if you are booking your next holiday, you’ll love hearing that in addition to the pet friendly activities in Pigeon Forge, there are also a lot of pet friendly cabins to enjoy.
Pet Friendly Activities in Pigeon Forge
What kinds of activities are there for you and your pet to enjoy during your travel to the region? Let’s look at a few of our favorites:
Dollywood – Yes, the wildly popular theme park also has “Doggywood”, a shop and kennel that is a great attraction and destination for pups. Note that Dollywood has a no pet policy in the park itself. Instead, this is just outside and is ideal for those who want their dogs in a happy, safe and secure area while they visit the park.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Technically, this is not within the city limits of Pigeon Forge, but it is one of the reasons that millions head into the area. There are hundreds of miles of trails, and some are open to dogs (the trail around the Sugarland Visitor Center and the Oconaluftee River Trail are good options). You can also have dogs in your campground, in the picnic areas and always with you in your vehicle.
Village Shops – Again, this is not technically one of the pet friendly activities in Pigeon Forge, but is one often enjoyed by those visiting the area. This open-air shopping center has more than two dozen unique stores and is dotted with benches and sitting areas open to dogs and their humans. There is also a pet-friendly pet shop in the Village.
Tubing with Smoky Mountain River Rat – This is a classic river tubing firm that operates along the Little Pigeon River, and while you have to pay for your experience, pets float for free! Kayaking adventures are also available.
You can also consider the Smoky Mountain Flea Market in Sevierville, Sugarland Distillery and the Apple Valley Mountain Village General Store in Townsend as some of the pet friendly activities in the Pigeon Forge area.
Pet Friendly Cabins to Consider
Remember that pet friendly cabins are also part of the fun. You’ll find them in an array of sizes and locations. From the spacious Hidden Treasures that sleeps six and is full of luxuries and great scenery to the cozy and cute Little Bearadise, you’ll find an array of pet friendly cabins that give your furry pal a great place to relax and enjoy a home-like vacation.
Alpine Mountain Chalets has a wonderful assortment of pet friendly cabins waiting for you to explore and enjoy at any time of the year.