One of the newest entertainment trends to sweep the nation is axe throwing, and you can experience this exciting activity right here in Pigeon Forge! If you are unfamiliar with this wild craze, axe throwing is a game that is similar to darts where you attempt to throw your axe into the bullseye of a target! While it may sound intimidating at first, we guarantee you’ll be hooked once you learn the safety rules and get the hang of it! Here are 4 Pigeon Forge attractions where you can experience axe throwing:
1. Pigeon Forge Axe House
The Pigeon Forge Axe House offers the ultimate adventure for someone looking to step a bit outside of their comfort zone, so get your adrenaline pumping with this unique sport! Just like darts and archery, axe throwing is very safe when you follow the instructions and safety detailed by the axe coaches. The best part is that this activity is fun for the entire family and there are no age restrictions, so your kids can participate as long as they can safely throw an axe! If you work up an appetite during your competition, keep in mind that the Pigeon Forge Axe House features some of Pigeon Forge’s best pizza from Pizza at the Cove!
2. Country Roads Axe Co.
One of the newest Pigeon Forge attractions where you can experience axe throwing is the Country Roads Axe Co.! This technologically advanced family entertainment venue features real axes, a full service bar and West by God CoalFired Pizza’s restaurant all under one roof! Note that Country Roads Axe Co. is the only axe throwing venue in the Smokies to use digitally projected targets, which allow you to enjoy rotating bullseyes and customizable games such as Zombie Challenge and AXE-Tac-Toe! Once you are trained by the in-house axe coaches and learn the safety techniques, you are ready to throw and compete for the best score! Country Roads Axe Co. will open May 1st and they are currently taking reservations.
3. Rowdy Bear Ridge
Another one of the Pigeon Forge attractions where you can experience axe throwing is at Rowdy Bear Ridge! This is a unique opportunity to enjoy axe throwing in an outdoor environment among the beauty of the Smoky Mountains! This is just one of the exciting activities at this action packed destination, which also includes the Laser Gun Coaster Ride, Outdoor Tubing Hill and the nation’s first Power Coaster!
4. Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud
We know that axe throwing isn’t for everyone, so if you prefer to watch the action just head over to Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud! This jaw dropping show features 90 minutes of competitive lumberjack events with the Dawson and McGraw families’ world-class lumberjacks! In addition to axe throwing, you will have the chance to see events such as log rolling, speed climbing, the boom run and more! The show takes place in an outdoor, climate controlled grandstand that is open all year for your entertainment!
Browse through all of our Smoky Mountain cabin rentals today to stay close to these fun Pigeon Forge attractions! We look forward to welcoming you to the Smokies!