The sign for Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge
July 12, 2019

When you are looking for a peaceful break from the amusement parks, go kart tracks and miniature golf courses along the Pigeon Forge Parkway, just head over to Patriot Park! This lovely city owned park is situated in the heart of the city and offers a quiet oasis among all the attractions! If you want to make the most of your vacation in the Smoky Mountains, stay at Cherokee Lodge Condos where you are just steps away from the park! Here are the top 3 reasons to stay near Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge:

1. Walking Trail

If you feel like taking a stroll but are not up for a full hike in the Great Smoky Mountains Park, check out the walking trail at Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge! This pleasant path is just a half mile long and offers you the opportunity to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. In fact, you would never guess that the park is located just off the busy Parkway! While walking along the path, you will find the flags of all 50 states, so see if you can find your home state! You will also see several memorials along the way that pay tribute to the veterans of Pigeon Forge.

2. Trolley Headquarters

Pigeon Forge Fun Time Trolley

Another top reason why you should stay near Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge is because it is the main depot for the Pigeon Forge Fun Time Trolley! This affordable trolley system provides transportation on 6 convenient routes throughout the city, including service to Dollywood, Dolly’s Splash Country and all the way down to the Gatlinburg Welcome Center. The Fun Time Trolley operates daily from 8:30 a.m. to midnight in early March through October, and daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. in November and December. Note that it does not operate on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

3. Holiday Happenings

Patriot Park is home to many activities throughout the year, including holiday happenings such as the Winterfest of Lights and the 4th of July Fireworks. When you stay close to Patriot Park, you can simply walk over and not worry about traffic or parking! The Pigeon Forge Department of Special Events and Department of Parks and Recreation also work together each year to host special events ranging from musical festivals to bluegrass concerts.

Where to Stay

The beautiful living room in a vacation condo in Pigeon Forge Tennessee.

Stay within easy walking distance of Patriot Park with a vacation at Cherokee Lodge Condos! Our affordable 2 and 3 bedroom condo units are situated in a quiet location on Teaster Lane and have all the comforts you need for a fabulous vacation in the Smokies! Our condos feature private balconies, fully equipped kitchens and tons of other fantastic amenities that you will love! If you are staying with us during the summer months, you can take advantage of our refreshing swimming pool that includes a fun water slide and mushroom waterfall feature!

Check out all of our 2 and 3 bedroom condos in Pigeon Forge TN today to stay near Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge! We look forward to seeing you soon at Cherokee Lodge Condos!