Tennessee is home to some beautiful cities, but none are quite as special as Pigeon Forge. This little mountain town is home to barely 5,000 permanent residents and is located out in the eastern part of the state in Sevier County. On the face of it, Pigeon Forge might seem like a sleepy little city, but look closer and you'll see it's one of the best mountain resort locations in the whole United States.

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This incredible city is hugely popular with families, country music lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and more due to its key location only a few miles from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and its status as the home of the famous Dollywood theme park and Dollywood's Splash Country water park. You'll also find lots of restaurants, malls, and other unique attractions all around the Pigeon Forge area.

So, regardless of whether you're looking to do some shopping, have some country music style fun at Dollywood, check out a live show at one of the local venues, or do some kayaking, camping, and hiking in the local forests and Great Smoky Mountains area, Pigeon Forge is a super location to visit.

Hotels and rented accommodation in the area can often be quite pricey, so it's definitely a great idea to visit Pigeon Forge in an RV, with lots of affordable RV parks and campgrounds in the local area. Read on to see full details on the best RV parks in Pigeon Forge.

- Pine Mountain RV Park - 411 Pine Mountain Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 865-453-9994

Located in a good position, not far from the main attractions of Pigeon Forge, Pine Mountain RV Park is one of the best rated RV locations in the area and has received excellent reviews from past guests. Surrounded by trees and offering magnificent mountain views in every direction, this RV park is ideally placed for people who are visiting Pigeon Forge to enjoy some outdoor activities like kayaking, fishing, white water rafting, horseback rides, hiking, and more. Dollywood is only a couple of miles away as well.

Pine Mountain RV Park is easily accessed just off Highway 441 and features quite an impressive array of amenities including a huge splash pool, clean restrooms, smart showers, coin operated laundry machines, a snack bar selling treats and drinks, and a large general store selling all sorts of useful essentials. The sites at this RV park are both pull-thru and back-in to suit all kinds of motorhome and feature standard full hook-up services as well as Wi-FI internet and cable TV channels.

- Riveredge RV Park - 4220 Huskey St, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 877-881-7222

In a prime location for all of Pigeon Forge's main attractions, Riveredge RV Park is another excellent option for your stays in this excellent Tennessee mountain resort town. A warm and friendly welcome will be waiting to greet you at this popular RV park, which is set on extensive grounds and merely minutes from Pigeon Forge itself, as well as the local historic city of Gatlinburg and the incredible natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. As with other Pigeon Forge RV parks, you can enjoy plenty of outdoor activities in the local area like kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, and more.

Riveredge RV Park features more than 175 spacious RV sites that have been beautifully prepared and landscaped with private grassy areas and stunning views of the local area. All of the sites feature full hook-up services and lots of cable TV channels, along with private fire rings and cooking grates. In addition, you'll also find the following amenities and facilities at this Pigeon Forge RV park: a heated pool, a smaller pool for children, a hot tub, a splash pad fountain area for kids to play in, a huge video game arcade, another play area for children, RV supply sales from the RV park office, and high speed Wi-Fi hotspots all around the park.

- Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg KOA Holiday - 3122 Veterans Blvd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, Phone: 865-453-7903

Long time campers and RV enthusiasts should be very familiar with the Kampgrounds of America (KOA) name as this chain of campgrounds and RV parks can be found all around the United States. Well-known for high standards of service and many different amenities and activities, KOA RV parks are some of the best places to stay, with the Pigeon Forge / Gatlinburg KOA Holiday being one of the very best. This KOA RV park is open all year long and has been rated 4.5 out of 5 by past campers.

The park offers quick and easy access to the Dollywood theme park and other fun attractions like Wonderworks and Dolly Parton's Stampede, as well as the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. On site amenities at this Pigeon Forge RV park include a communal kitchen, a snack bar selling many different treats at low prices, cable TV channels, big rig friendly RV sites, high speed wireless internet, a hot tub, a seasonal pool, fishing ponds, a gem mine for the children, a play area for kids, a Kamp K9 dog park, a fire pit, an outdoor movie theater, bike rentals, and more.