Top 4 Attractions in Pigeon Forge for Toddlers

toddlers playing in Pigeon Forge fountain

One of the best things about Pigeon Forge is that it’s fun for the entire family, even for the youngest vacationers. There are plenty of fun attractions you and your family will love, regardless of age and interest. That means your 2 or 3-year-olds will be able to enjoy just as many fun and exciting things to do in Pigeon Forge as the rest of the family. Nobody gets left out of the fun during a vacation in Pigeon Forge, so check out our favorite picks for attractions in Pigeon Forge for toddlers:

  1. Dixie Stampede

Dixie Stampede is one of the most fun places to eat in Pigeon Forge, even for your little ones. Admission includes the Dixie Belle Saloon pre-show, a scrumptious four-course feast and a full scale arena show that includes comedy, music, animal races, horse stunts, dancing belles and more. Your family can even visit the stars of the show – the Dixie Stampede horses, of course! – in their open-air stable before the show. Entry is free for children under 3 if they sit in a parent’s lap and eat from their plate.

  1. Dollywood

One of the best attractions in Pigeon Forge for toddlers, Dollywood, offers free entry to guests under the age of three, stroller rentals, and family restrooms located in Country Fair, Owens Farm, Wilderness Pass and Showstreet. The park also has two Baby Care Centers located in Showstreet and Country Fair where you can care for your baby in a private, climate-controlled environment.

In addition to special considerations made to help you care for your toddler or baby, Dollywood alsoDollywood entrance sign in Pigeon Forge features plenty of rides and things to see that your little one will love. A few rides that your toddler will love include the following:

Firehouse Fun Yard – An interactive play area that includes pop-jet water features, soft-play structures and a chalk coloring wall.

Country Fair – This area features rides and attractions reminiscent of an old-time country fair.  Some of the great rides located in this area include:

  • Busy Bees
  • Demolition Derby
  • Lucky Ducky
  • Piggy Parade
  • Scrambler
  • Wonder Wheel

Beaver Creek – Your logger-in-training will love wading into the ripples of Beaver Creek where they can enjoy some splash time.

Granny’s Garden & The Pig Pen – Your toddler will love the soft-play structures in Granny’s Garden and the pop-jet fountains in The Pig Pen.

Lil’ Loggers’ Landing – An exciting, interactive play area created just for children 48” and under.

Lil’ Pilots’ Playground – An interactive play area for little pilots in training.

Lumberjack Lifts – Show off your strength by helping your little one power Lumberjack Lifts.

Rockin’ Roadway – Take a spin in a classic Corvette, Thunderbird or Cadillac!

Village Carousel – Enjoy a ride on a park classic – the Village Carousel.

Most Dollywood rides have minimum height requirements that you can view in their Dollywood rides and attractions information.

  1. little girl splashing at dollywood splash country in Pigeon ForgeSplash Country

Dollywood’s sister park, Splash Country offers helpful Baby Care Centers and plenty of fun things to do for toddlers from mid-May until early September. Check out a few favorite toddler-friendly rides and attractions at Splash Country below:

Bear Mountain Fire Tower – This interactive water area is perfect for a good soaking.

The Cascades – Explore enjoy misters, bubblers and slides in hidden coves around an 8,000-square-foot lagoon.

Downbound Float Trip – Experience the scenic beauty of the Smoky Mountains while floating down the relaxing 1,500-foot “river.”

Little Creek Falls – Exciting and safe fun for wee ones, Little Creek Falls features fun slides and various water activities.

Mountain Waves – Catch a wave in the heart of the Smokies at the Mountain Waves 25,000-square-foot wave pool.

Most Dollywood’s Splash Country rides have minimum height requirements that you can view in our Splash Country rides and attractions information.

  1. Parrot Mountain and Gardenslittle girl with parrot at Pigeon Forge attraction for toddlers

Little ones will marvel at the natural beauty and exotic birds at Parrot Mountain and Gardens. Thousands of flowers and plants surround paved pathways and benches. Take a walk through and explore the plants, as well as toucans, horn bills, magpies and other tropical birds flying free throughout the gorgeous landscape of the Secret Garden.

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We know you, your toddler and your entire family will have a blast visiting our top picks of attractions in Pigeon Forge for toddlers. Family fun is waiting on you!

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