Not only do people visit our cabin rentals in Pigeon Forge, TN to go on a mountain vacation but they also come to Pigeon Forge, TN to ride the beautiful bike trails through out the Smoky Mountains. Pigeon Forge, TN offers several bike trails that will give you a good workout going up and down hills, as well as offering the wonderful scenic views. There are many trails you could choose to ride on, each at having different things that they offer. Some are long, some short, some mountainous and some are not. The different trails are called Cades Cove Loop Road, Townsend Bicycle Trail, Foothills Parkway, Oconaluftee River Trail, Gatlinburg Trail, and the lower Deep Creek Trail.
Visitors may also enjoy hiking trails in Pigeon Forge.
Please be aware that there are no bike trails in the National Park. There are some roads within the National Park that one could bike ride on but due to heavy car traffic and the road conditions only experienced bikers would want to ride them. Most of those roads are not suitable for biking. Not to mention the danger that is involved with the many visitors coming through the area.
Cades Cove Loop Road is an 11 mile one way road that is popular with people who have an interest in long road biking. Bikers can enjoy the workout as well as enjoy the beautiful scenery along that road. The Cades Cove store rents out bicycles in the summer and fall months. So no worries if you don’t want to lug your bicycle up to Pigeon Forge, TN. Then the Townsend Bicycle Trail in Pigeon Forge is 9 miles long with 3 underpasses. It is paved and has hills so it is challenging for cyclists and easy due to the asphalt. This trail runs alongside Hwy 321 and the Visitor Center is along the trail if you want to stop there for a break or even start at that point. This trail also gives you a beautiful scenic view of the mountains and a river. This trail has Pigeon Forge restaurants, shops, and many lodging places along it too. This will give you both the feel of the mountains and the commercial aspects of Pigeon Forge, TN.
Please be advised that all cyclists must obey traffic regulations as set out by the State of Tennessee. Signs are posted along most of the Pigeon Forge trails for the cyclists use. Any cyclist 16 years of age and younger MUST wear helmets. It is not necessary but highly advised that everyone 17 and older wear helmets. Please be sure your cycle is in tip top condition for these trails so that you won’t be hurt. You may also be able to bike around where your cabin is, but be careful for the hills! Please remember at all times while in Pigeon Forge to keep safety first. We want you to enjoy your stay with Pigeon Forge, TN Cabins For you.