Whether you are looking for ways to save money on things to do , or just looking for some great things to do in Pigeon Forge, we have what you’re looking for. This list of the top 4 free things to do in Pigeon Forge has some of the most popular things in the area featured on it. Check them out and get some great ideas for your next Pigeon Forge vacation that you can add to you and your group’s itinerary.
Visit Patriot Park
Visiting Patriot Park is one of the best free things to do in Pigeon Forge if you are interested in war history or outdoor activities. The park is a tribute to veterans in Sevier County that served during any of our nation’s wars. This memorial will take you around a half mile walking track with flags for all 50 states, and also the flags of our armed forces. In the park you will also find a Patriot Missile that was famously used during the first Gulf War. This park is also home to many of Pigeon Forge’s activities all year around, and it one of the best spots in Pigeon Forge to have a good old-fashioned park picnic with your whole group.
The Old Mill is one of the most historical places to visit while in Pigeon Forge. Since 1830, this mill has been producing meal and flour that used to be an important part of the day-to-day lives of Pigeon Forge and Smoky Mountain residents. Today the mill is still producing almost 1,000 pounds of product to be sold in the Old Mill shops. Some of the products you can purchase from the mill include cornmeal, flour, grits, oats, pancake mixes and other specialty mixes. At the Old Mill Square you can visit any of its interesting shops like The Old Mill General Store or The Old Mill Pigeon River Pottery, and find some great items that remind you of all its history.
Explore Events and Festivals
There are plenty of free things to do in Pigeon Forge that you will find at the many local events and festivals all throughout the year. Pigeon Forge has annual events such as the Annual Saddle Up, Pigeon Forge Car Shows, Old Mill Heritage Day, Patriot Festival, Wilderness Wildlife Week, Winterfest and more. There is always something to celebrate at an event or festival in Pigeon Forge, and the best part is that they are free.
Visiting one of our city parks is is a great way to spend time with your whole group, and enjoy the outdoors. At Wear Farm City Park, there are two playgrounds, walking trails, basketball court and a multi-purpose field for different activities. Kids of all ages can head to the playground for some great fun, or the whole group can take a walk on any of the walking trails to see all of the beautiful park nature. You can also bring a basketball, football or any other outdoor sport activity, and take advantage of the large multi-purpose field that everyone can enjoy.
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