Dollywood is a fun family themed amusement park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. It is half owned by Dolly Parton. Dollwood provides many attractions, rides, shows, crafts, games, dining and more more. This theme park is visited by over 3 million visitors each year in the Smoky Mountains.
Dollywood is arranged into 10 themed areas throughout the park.
Adventures in Imagination - Attractions in this area include "White Ligtning Simulator ride", Dolly Chasing Rainbows Museum, Dolly's Closet and Dolly's Home-on-Wheels.
Craftsmen's Valley - Attractions include various Craft Exhibits, Eagle Mountain Sanctuary, Valley Theatre, Wings of Amercia, Dollywood Grist Mill, Robert Thomas Chapel, Calico Falls Schoolhouse, Blazing Fury roller coaster, Tennessee Tornado roller coaster, Lucky Seven Mine, .
Country Fair - Attractions include many kid rides such as Lucky Ducks, Wonder Wheel, The Scrambler, Dolly's Demolition Derby, Busy Bees, Flying Elephants, Veggietales sideshow coaster, Dizzy Disk, carnival games and much more.
Jukbox Junction - Attractions include Pines Theater, Red's Drive-in, Rockin' Roadway ride.
Owen's Farm - Attractions include the new Barnstormer ride, Granny's Garden, Lil Pilots Playground, Mountain Sidewinder and Pig Pen
Rivertown Junction - Attractions include Aunt Granny's Buffet, Back Porch Theatre, Dolly's Tennessee Mountain Home, Various eateries, Rainbow Glassblowing Factory, Smoky Mountain River Ramapge, Ole Woodcutter and White Water Nature.
Showstreet - Attractions include Dolly Parton's Celebrity Theatre, Dollywood Emporium, Friendship Fountain, Showstreat Palace Theatre, Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame and many other shops.
The Village - Attractions include Heartsong Theatre, Temples Warehouse Goods, Dollywood Express, Village Carousel and some various eateries.
Timber Canyon - Attractions include Beaver Creek Boat Float, Various Games, Lil Loggers Landing, LumberCamp, Lumberjack Lifts, Mystery Mine, The Mine Shaft, Thunderhead Coaster, Wrong Way Joe's.
Wilderness Pass - Attractions include Adventure Mountain (America's larges rope coarse), Camp Teachittoomee, various games, River Battle, Splinters, and SkyZip (Zip lines).
Dollywood also throughout the year hosts Festivals. Listed below are the main festivals that Dollywood hosts.
Barbecue & Bluegrass - Dollywood’s free concert series featuring the biggest names in bluegrass music while you savor the country’s tastiest barbeque.You can purchase discount Dollwood tickets from Great Outdoor Rentals. Click Dollywood for discount tickets
Festival of Nations - Dollywood's Festival of Nations presents the most captivating entertainment from around the world during this month long celebration of music, dance, food and art.
Kidsfest - Join your kids for a fun-filled day at KidsFest, the South's largest children's festival during the summer months.
National Gospel and Harvest Celebration - In October at Dollywood will lift you up with the biggest Southern gospel festival in the Smokies—four weeks featuring FREE concerts, Special dishes, all prepared with a taste of fall, showcase some of the harvest season’s most celebrated recipes, including a booth devoted to Dollywood’s signature fried green tomatoes.
Smoky Mountain Christmas - See Pigeon Forge's most spectacular light display and a lineup of live Christmas shows, food, attractions and over 4 million lights at Dollywood in November & December
Directions to Dollywood
1198 McCarter Hollow Road
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Dollywood is conveniently located 35 miles southeast of Knoxville, Tennessee in scenic Pigeon Forge at the gateway of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
From I40, take Exit 407 toward Sevierville / Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg. Follow TN Hwy. 66 South which becomes US 441.
At Traffic Light #8 in Pigeon Forge, turn left and follow the signs to Dollywood.