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Pet-Friendly Places in The Great Smoky Mountains

woman with a golden retrieverWould you like to travel with your dog to The Great Smoky Mountains? There are plenty of places in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville, Tennessee that you can enjoy with your favorite furry friend and even places that will watch and pamper your pooch for the day.

Dogs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

There is just one Great Smoky Mountains National Park trail that is pet-friendly in the Gatlinburg area; the Gatlinburg Trail. Gatlinburg Trail is 1.9 mile hike leading from the Sugarland Visitor Center to the outskirts of Gatlinburg. However, dogs are allowed in the picnic area and along roads, but are required to be on a leash.

Walking Trails for Dogs in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

Patriot’s Park in Pigeon Forge is a great place to take your dog on a walk. The .5 mile walking trail conveniently offers doggie disposal bags for you to use.

Wear Farm City Park is Pigeon Forge’s newest park and offers walking trails for your and your dog to enjoy.

Mynatt Park in Gatlinburg is a small wooded park just a few minutes away from Downtown Gatlinburg that has a stream that runs through it as well as a walking trail.

Dollywood’s Doggywood

If you plan on going to Dollywood during your stay in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee you can let your dog enjoy Doggywood for the day! Doggywood is a boarding facility operated by Dollywood that watches and kennels your dog while you visit the park for the day; it is only available to guests visiting Dollywood or Splash Country for the day. The price for kenneling varies and can range anywhere from $12-30. Pets are not allowed inside the park and Doggywood does not watch dogs overnight. It’s suggested you make reservations in advance, as spots fill up quickly!

Dog Day Care and Grooming Services

When you are planning on being away from your pet for the day there a places that offer dog day care and grooming services for your pooch. Barks and Recreation in Gatlinburg and Barker’s Lounge in Sevierville both offer huge indoor and outdoor play areas as well as grooming services.

 Pet-Friendly Cabins

Aunt Bug’s Cabin Rentals knows that when you’re a dog owner, your dog becomes a part of the family. This is why Aunt Bug’s offers 1 to 8 Bedroom Cabins in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville that are pet-friendly. Our pet-friendly cabins are the perfect place or you and your dog to stay while visiting The Smokies.

Bring your furry friend with you on the trip of a lifetime when you book a Smoky Mountain Log Cabin with Aunt Bug’s Cabin Rentals!