If you enjoy mountain living in a small-town atmosphere with plenty of activities nearby, check out the properties available in Pigeon Forge, TN. Located on the eastern edge of Tennessee, the town has become a well-known tourist destination for its history and recreational opportunities.
The town was originally settled in the 1780s, but it was not actually incorporated until 1961. The area was a hunting ground for the Cherokee Indians until they signed a treaty with the British Government in 1785 called The Treaty of Dumplin Creek. After that, English settlers began to move in and stake their claims on the land. The population of Pigeon Forge is 5,875 as of the 2010 census. For information about the history, go to: City of Pigeon Forge History.
Parks and Recreation
While you are checking out the homes in the area, take a look at all the parks and recreational activities the town has to offer. There are several places where you can take the family to have a fun time, such as Patriot Park with hiking trails and festivals throughout the year, Wear Farm Park where you can experience a 40 acres sports complex, the Riverwalk Greenway with plenty of shade trees and natural beauty as well as city sponsored recreational programs
like baseball and football.
Attractions and Activites
As you are looking for homes for sale in town, check out the many of the attractions and activities that can keep you busy, especially a very well-known attraction just outside of town that has given the area a special prominence. The town is the gateway to one of the most popular amusement parks in the region; Dollywood. Dollywood has been a vacation destination for families ever since it opened in 1986. The theme park features plenty of rides and attractions as well as the Dream More Resort.
If that were not enough, the town has many more local activities
. that you can take part in.
There are many exciting events that take place throughout the year in Pigeon Forge that will make purchasing properties in the area a great investment. Not only do you have the local amusement park, but the town also features events
like the local car show, the Patriot Festival, the Festival of Nations, Old Mill Heritage Day, the local Trout Tournament, the Winterfest, and the Harvest Celebration to name a few.
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