Fun & Educational In Pigeon Forge, Tennessee: Parrot Mountain

Parrot Mountain and Gardens is a lovely bird park with beautiful landscaping located near Dollywood and Splash Country.  The spot in front of the small waterfall would be a great place to take your annual family picture!  

Parrot Mountain - 3 Birds

Parrot Mountain - Feeding the birds

About The Park

Parrot Mountain & Gardens Mission, Goals, and Objectives:  To help protect and preserve exotic parrots and softbill type species through a captive breeding program to help prevent the danger of extinction. To provide a home for abused and unwanted birds. To educate the public on the care and well being of these magnificent creatures. To provide a park for the education, awareness, and enjoyment of these avian wonders for future generations, keeping in harmony with the beauty, and serenity of the mountains.” – Parrot Mountain & Gardens Web Site

Parrot Mountain - Bird on my head

It is a beautiful walk through the gardens and bird sanctuaries. Although there are rather steep areas, (hence the name Parrot Mountain) many pleasant, shady areas to rest are provided. There is a “Secret Garden,” several opportunities to feed and hold the birds, and a baby bird nursery.  If your little ones are scared of loud noises or small animals, you may want to wait until they are older to visit this attraction – the birds are very loud and quick.

Sandwiches and hamburgers are available to purchase; you can lunch on the deck overlooking the gardens.

Parrot Mountain - Baby Bird in Nursery

Education Program

Parrot Mountain offers a field trip for student groups which includes an educational tour of the park, live educational bird show, exotic bird handling training, captive breeding program introduction, scavenger hunt and lunch.

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Parrot Mountain and Gardens
1471 McCarter Hollow Road
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee 37862

Parrot Mountain - Birds on my arm

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