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Famous Goats Of Film & Television!

Baby goats in Pigeon Forge.This just may be the blog post you never knew you needed. Or wanted. But here it is anyway - our comprehensive look back at the literal roles that goats have played in some of your favorite films and television shows. Why are we focusing on goats? Because they're the star of our attraction at Goats on the Roof in Pigeon Forge!


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Big Golf Or Little Golf?

Beautiful golf course in Pigeon Forge, TNSpring is Goldilocks season in the Smokies. It's not too hot, and it's not too cold. In general, the weather here is just right for all kinds of outdoor fun, including everything we have to offer at Goats On The Roof. It's hard to beat a pleasant spring day when you're enjoying our alpine coaster, gem mining attraction and live-goat exhibits.


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See Wears Valley

Cove Mountain in Wears ValleyAnyone who has ever spent any time in the Smokies knows that there are enough vacation destinations in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville to fill a lifetime's worth of travel. From great attractions and restaurants to unique shops and special events, there's something for every age, every interest and every budget.


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Animal Attraction

Feed the goats at Goats on the Roof.If you have a soft spot for all things that walk on four legs (and sometimes six or more), then you need to plan a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains. The region is known for its population of black bears, not to mention all kinds of other critters that live in the wild, including deer and elk. If you take a drive or a hike into any remote region of the national park, there's a decent chance you'll spot some sort of wildlife. (Always respect the native fauna and keep a safe distance from them.)


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Escaping FROM The Smokies…

Great place to spend an hour trying to escape.Usually, you hear people talking about escaping TO the Great Smoky Mountains for a romantic getaway or vacation. But for the past few years, more and more visitors to the area have been spending time trying to figure out how to escape FROM the mountains. That's because escape-room attractions have become all the rage in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg.


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The Need For Speed

Race at Blake Jones for family fun.In the classic '80s movie Top Gun, lead characters Maverick and Goose famously said, “I feel the need, the need for speed!” In their case, that meant hopping into the cockpit of a fighter jet. However, the next time you're on vacation in the Great Smoky Mountains, we'd like to suggest a mode of transportation that will allow you to move along at a good clip but is also much less risky: go-carts.


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Goats Are Amazing!

Baby goats are called kidsEven though the name of our attraction is Goats on the Roof, many visitors still seem surprised to discover that we actually do have goats living on the roof of our main building. (See our last blog post for the full story on WHY we have goats on our Pigeon Forge rooftop.) Our guests love getting up-close views of our goats and even sending them buckets of feed with our unique “goat cycle” device.


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WHY Are There Goats On Your Roof?

Goats on the roof is a real thing.You have to admit it: Goats On The Roof is a catchy name for a tourist attraction. And for the past 10 years, we've answered a lot of questions about that name and how it came to be. Regardless of the origins, we're proud to say that we actually DO have live goats on our roof. What you see is what you get. But if you want to know more about WHY they're up there in the first place, then we'll share that backstory with you in this post.


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Ziplining In The Smokies!

At Smoky Mountain Ziplines in Pigeon Forge, they're proving that any time of year is a great time to hook onto a sturdy steel cable and take off flying through the air like a bird. The popular outdoor attraction is open from March through December, offering numerous opportunities to experience the sensation of zooming through the treetops of the Smoky Mountain foothills.


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Coast Your Way To Fun!

No brakes all the way done on this mountain coaster.In the decade that we've been in the Smokies of East Tennessee, all of us at Goats On The Roof have prided ourselves on offering visitors a unique mountain experience. And we've tried to offer entertainment that fits in with our natural surroundings. For example, our resident goats are alpine creatures that are comfortable in high altitudes and on steep slopes.


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Goats On The Roof of the Smokies

Goats on the Roof of the SmokiesIf you've ever taken the scenic drive from Pigeon Forge to Wears Valley (or vice versa), you may have noticed something a little unusual just off Wears Valley Road. In fact, you may have seen live goats hanging out on the roof of one particular roadside business. If that's the case, don't worry; you weren't seeing things. That's just a typical day here at our unique Pigeon Forge attraction called, appropriately enough, Goats On The Roof of the Smokies.


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5 Facts You Didn't Know About The Goat Coaster

The Goat Coaster in Pigeon Forge.An alpine coaster, also known as mountain coaster, is a fairly new amusement ride that you will definitely love as the thrill it gives you is really incredible. The most important thing you need to know about this particular Pigeon Forge attraction is that it is perfectly safe. In fact, it is much safer than its predecessor, an alpine slide, especially considering the most advanced technology used to reduce the risk of accidents.


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Are There Really Goats on the Roof?

Yes, those are goats.Goats On The Roof in Pigeon Forge is a place that will have your whole family enthralled. The fun things you can do here include:


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Top Family Attractions in Pigeon Forge, TN

Pigeon Forge has many attractionsThe variety of attractions available in Pigeon Forge is so great, there can be no doubt every member of your family will find something to enjoy. Check out our list of the coolest options you should try when visiting this incredible resort:


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