Parrot Mountain and Gardens in Pigeon Forge, TN

1471 McCarter Hollow RoadPigeon Forge, TN 37862
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TripAdvisor user rating 5.00 out of 5 Based on 6140 reviews

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Parrot Mountain and Gardens is nestled on four acres of beautiful landscaped gardens. The park features hundreds of beautiful tropical birds along with thousands of flowers, plants and trees. The birds are housed outside in beautiful English Style cottages, where they can enjoy sun, rain and fresh air as in their natural habitat. Visit the unique gift shop with garden and related bird items!

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Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Pigeon Forge Travel Experts
  • View newly hatched parrots and watch hand feedings.
  • Deli with views of Smoky Mountains.
  • Four acres of lush gardens.
  • English style gift shop.
  • Inspired by the Bible.
  • Bring a camera.
  • 4 miles from The Parkway.
  • Enjoyable for all ages.


from Parrot Mountain and Gardens
Parrot Mountain and Gardens is a beautifully landscaped, four-acre garden park featuring hundreds and hundreds of tropical birds, along with thousands of flowers, plants and trees.

See and enjoy 146 different species of parrots and softbills from Asia, Central and South America, Indonesia, Africa, Australia and other countries, all in a Garden of Eden setting. In our bird garden, you can feed the parrots and have souvenir photos taken while holding a parrot. Experience a walk-in aviary where colorful Australian Lorikeets drink nectar from a cup in your hand.

Our birds are housed outside in beautiful English Style cottages, where they can enjoy sun, rain and fresh air as in their natural habitat. During your visit, stop by our nursery where you will see newly hatched baby parrots and watch them being hand fed. You can also purchase a bird if you fall in love with one and take it home.

  • Enjoy lunch from our deli while sitting in our new cabana overlooking the Smoky Mountains and listening to the sounds of tropical birds. We have the BEST Angus Hamburgers and handcut fries in the Smokies.

  • Visit our unique English style cottage Gift Shop with garden and related bird items.

  • Walk through our Secret Garden where you can see Toucans, Horn bills, Magpies and other birds flying freely in our beautifully landscaped secret garden.

  • As you stroll down beautiful paved pathways you will enjoy viewing tens of thousands of flowers and plants. Have your picture taken sitting in our unique butterfly, peacock and dragonfly benches. Enjoy the soothing sounds of the picturesque waterfall.

Parrot Mountain and Gardens Reviews

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"Awesome experience!!"
September 2019
We took our grand daughters and we ALL had a blast! Our youngest is a homebody at age six, so it was a hard sell to convince her to go. The older one, age 9, is always up for an adventure. We went to the perches and they got to hold some birds. This was fun, but you are supposed to wait for a worker to hand you a bird. There didn’t seem to be enough workers for the crowd. Of course, this was Labor Day weekend, so they may not have anticipated the amount of people. It was still fun. Next, we walked through and looked at the beautiful birds in cages. That was fun because many interacted with us. We also went to the Lory. That was our favorite! The girls loved the birds flying to them and landing on their arms and heads to drink the delicious nectar. My husband and I also enjoyed the experience!! The gardens were beautiful and well kept and the Prayer Garden was beautiful! We would definitely do it again. The one thing I would suggest is to have more child-oriented toys in the gift shop. Bathrooms were clean and well-maintained. The food was reasonably priced and delicious.
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Tip: Park at the top. If we had had to park at the foot of the mountain and walked up, I would have never made it!! ??

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Lucretia Wheeler
1 Review
"New favorite thing to do in pigeon forge"
August 2019
This was our first trip to parrot mountain and will not be our last. Had a great time. The birds were amazing. I loved getting to hold them and feed them. The staff were very friendly. This is a great place to bring kids, but adults love it too.
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Tip: It is a little steep in walking around. But so worth it if you can manage. Also, they have golf carts to rent, if you can't get around good.

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Stephanie Smith
Grand Rivers, KY
5 Reviews
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August 2019
This is our 3rd time to the park and we love it. Would recommend this to anyone..
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Jacob Bramblett
Martin, GA
5 Reviews
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"This is a great place!"
May 2019
Beautiful birds, & beautiful gardens. They even have birds for sale. My kids really loved this place.
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kenneth lirette
Houma, LA
1 Review
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November 2018
This was a wonderful place to visit. We enjoyed everything about this place. Would recommend this place.
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Tip: This is for both adults and children loved it

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Fiona R.
2 Reviews
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"What a great place"
November 2018
We really loved seeing all the different birds and feeding them and having photos taken with them. Had a great time. My favourite part of the trip.
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Tip: Take camera, plenty of photos with all the lovely birds.

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Amanda Kinder
Rural Retreat, VA
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"Absolutely Beautiful!!"
August 2018
This was the best part of our trip. It was BEAUTIFUL!!! The birds, the flowers, plants, EVERYTHING WAS GORGEOUS!!
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sue ellison
hinton, WV
1 Review
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July 2018
Lovely birds liked it. Didn’t like it was so very steep was unexpected especially the elderly I felt sorry for.
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Tip: It’s very steep parking and all uphill through birds

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Frequently Asked Questions about Parrot Mountain and Gardens

What are the hours of operation for Parrot Mountain and Gardens?
The park is open during the following times:
  • March, April, May, June | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • July | 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • August, September, October | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • November 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Closed for the season November 30th
Can we interact with the birds?
Yes. Throughout Parrot Mountain and Gardens, you’ll have the opportunity to see and feed more than 70 types of birds. In the baby bird nursery, you’ll be able to pet our baby birds.

If desired, you and your family can purchase a bird to take home. Our expertly trained staff will show you how to take care of them properly.

Is this attraction good for all ages?
Yes. Children of all ages find our birds absolutely fascinating.

Where is Parrot Mountain and Gardens located?
We are located at 1471 McCarter Hollow Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37862, next to Dollywood and Splash Country.

Is Parrot Mountain and Gardens wheelchair accessible?
Parrot Mountain and Gardens is handicapped and wheelchair accessible. Due to steep inclines, golf carts are also available for an additional fee.