Parrot Mountain & Tropical Bird Sanctuary
You may think there's no way to see the rainforest in the heart of the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee but Parrot Mountain & Tropical Bird Sanctuary is doing its part to bring a little piece of the rainforest to the USA! Parrot Mountain & Tropical Bird Sanctuary is dedicated to preserving and protecting the avian species of the rainforest in the hopes of preventing the extinction of different species. At Parrot Mountain & Tropical Bird Sanctuary, you'll stroll along pathways through lush gardens. In the Lory Aviary, you'll see Australian and Indonesian lorikeets flying all around you -- they'll even drink nectar right out of your hand!
Kids will love the special petting zoo, where they can pet baby birds and watch them being hand-fed. You can even take a Parrot Mountain bird home with you if there are any available. Find that perfect souvenir in the unique home and garden gift shop and have your picture taken with a big, beautiful Macaw perched on your shoulder! You'll fall in love with this tropical, exotic environment and its inhabitants!
With so many different species of parrot, this amazing sanctuary in the Smoky Mountains is a wonderful and fascinating place to visit. Whether you are part of the Audubon Society or are just a bird enthusiast, you can be sure to find a wide array of beautiful and intriguing parrots in this attraction. People from all over come to Pigeon Forge to see these spectacular birds in this sanctuary and the gardens that surround them. This park is not only home to many gorgeous animals but is also such a warm and inviting place to visit.
Not only are you able to see the rescued parrots in this attraction, you can also see some of the birds native to the area, such as the Golden-winged Warbler, the Eastern Bluebird, the Yellow-billed Cuckoo, the black-capped chickadee, and so many others. There are so many different reasons to visit this wonderful bird sanctuary, including the educational aspect of it.
When attending this wonderful attraction, guests are able to sit and enjoy lunch on the deck, looking out over the Smoky Mountains for one of the most picturesque views available in the region. Stroll leisurely through the gardens to see some gorgeous plants and flowers or enjoy the views sitting on the unique butterfly, peacock, or dragonfly benches.
If you really enjoyed your time in the sanctuary, then head to the English style cottage that houses the gift shop, where you can purchase souvenirs and keepsakes to remember your time spent in this wonderful place. If that isn't enough, you could have the opportunity to take one of the marvelous sanctuary birds home with you, depending on the availability and amount they have housed.
This is a great way to spend vacation time with family and friends and is sure to please the children and adults alike in your group. Make sure to check out the Parrot Mountain and Tropical Bird Sanctuary when you are planning your next vacation to the Pigeon Forge area. Book your reservations soon and make your next trip more memorable!
Kids will love the special petting zoo, where they can pet baby birds and watch them being hand-fed. You can even take a Parrot Mountain bird home with you, if there are any available. Find that perfect souvenir in the unique home and garden gift shop and have your picture taken with a big, beautiful Macaw perched on your shoulder! You'll fall in love with this tropical, exotic environment and its inhabitants!