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RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo Pigeon Forge

(4.3) Based on 117 reviews
109 NASCAR Drive Sevierville, TN 37862
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RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo Pigeon Forge
Detail Most guests spend approximately 4-8 hours at the park.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
Detail Gift Shop On-site
RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo Pigeon Forge Schedule Schedule
RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo Pigeon Forge
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One of our favorite places we visited. Truly immersive experience.  Not recommended for toddlers unless you have a stroller. 
Highly recommend. XYZMichelle Mullins - Bowling Green, KyOne of our favorite places we visited. Truly immersive experience.  Not recommended for toddlers unless you have a stroller. 
Highly recommend. XYZMichelle Mullins - Bowling Green, KyOne of our favorite places we visited. Truly immersive experience.  Not recommended for toddlers unless you have a stroller. 
Highly recommend. XYZMichelle Mullins - Bowling Green, KyOne of our favorite places we visited. Truly immersive experience.  Not recommended for toddlers unless you have a stroller. 
Highly recommend. XYZMichelle Mullins - Bowling Green, Ky

Located in the heart of the beautiful Great Smoky Mountain area, RainForest Adventure Gatlinburg Zoo offers visitors a fantastic look at over 600 live animals, many of which are unique and beautiful creatures from the rainforests of the world! If you are an animal lover, take a fun Smoky Mountain vacation to visit with awesome exotic animals. Kids and adults alike are sure to have a blast! This zoo in Gatlinburg TN is a must-have addition as it is one of the top zoos near Gatlinburg TN! 

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Themed by the same zoological contracts that worked on Disney's Animal Kingdom, RainForest Adventures is an all-indoor exhibit of over 130 animal species, many of which are from rain forests all around the world. Since opening in 2001, the zoo has delighted millions of visitors and is one of the finest small zoos in the country, housing hundreds of tropical and temperate animals, the majority of which have been born or hatched in captivity.

With hundreds of animals, this first-class destination attracts numerous visitors each year. At the zoo, you can wander past a 25-foot jungle waterfall or discover venomous snakes, giant tortoises, and vibrant birds in the indoor rainforest. All kinds of animals are represented, from the poison dart frog to the emperor scorpion, from the African serval to the Madagascar Day Gecko, as well as many beautiful parrots and finches.

Most of these animals have been hatched, born, and raised at the rainforest zoo and come from a variety of species. Exhibits feature reptiles, mammals, birds, and bugs - so you can explore everything from feathery friends to creepy crawlies.

Rainforest Adventures Discovery Zoo

  • Snakes:

    More than 100 species are housed at the Pigeon Forge zoo. 
  • Turtles:

    African Spur Thigh Tortoise, Eastern Box Turtle, Red Eared Slider, Diamond Back Terrapin, Mud Turtle, Red-Footed Tortoise, Mata Mata are all found at the Rainforest Adventure Zoo. 
  • Crocodiles:

    South American Caimon is held at the Rainforest Zoo Pigeon Forge area.
  • Lizards:

    Madagascar Day Gecko, White Line Gecko, Leopard Gecko, Frilled Dragon, Monkey Tail Skink, Mangrove Monitor, Iguana, Water Monitor, Uromastyx, and more.
  • Mammals:

    Kinkajou, African Serval, Lemurs, Coatimundi, African Hedgehog, Mongoose, Egyptian Spiny Mice
  • Birds:

    Blue & Gold Macaw, Moluccan Cockatoo, Umbrella Cockatoo, Congo African Grey Parrot, Gouldian Finches, Zebra Finches, Cockatiels, Parakeets (Budgies), Weaver Finches
  • Bugs:

    Hissing Cockroach, Death Head Cockroach, Indian Ornamental Tarantula, Rose Hair Tarantula, Emperor Scorpion are all housed at the zoo Gatlinburg TN location. 
  • Amphibians:

    Poison Dart Frogs, Milk Frog, Suriname Toad, Giant Marine Toad, Southern Toad, American Bullfrog

About The Special Show at the Rainforest Discovery Zoo: See an Amazing Show at this Zoo in Pigeon Forge TN! 

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Occasionally, this Smoky Mountain zoo will have a free show for guests of all ages to enjoy. During this show, a knowledgeable and personable zoo keeper will bring out a variety of fun animals to meet and greet with guests. This is an amazing opportunity for kiddos to learn about the animals of our world and enjoy getting to know them in person. The special show is only showed when requested by large school groups, etc, so it may or may not be going on during your visit.

When you are done exploring all of the awesome rain forest animals at this Sevierville TN hotspot, be sure to stop by the gift shop to find tons of fun things and souvenirs to take home with you.

This family-friendly zoo near Pigeon Forge is hidden away in beautiful Sevierville, Tennessee and is well-worth a trip! As the best petting zoo Pigeon Forge offers, RainForest Adventures Zoo will give you an exciting look at hundreds of species for a fun-filled day! This would be a great addition to any family vacation, so be sure to visit this zoo near Gatlinburg TN. Pair this with any of the other similar Pigeon Forge attractions, from zipline adventures to Ripley's Aquarium and other Tennessee museum options to create a family vacation in the beautiful Smoky Mountains. Don't forget to book your cabin or hotel option too. sevierville zoo gatlinburg tn zoo zoos in gatlinburg tn rainforest pigeon forge

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Reviews
 4.3   |    117 reviews
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Breeanna Offenbaker
Springfield, OH
Verified Traveler

"Vacations made easy made our process so much easier"
Loved our visit and the zoo!! Vacations made easy made our process so much easier and everyone was so helpful and kind! Will definitely be using them for our next vacation!
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Lacey Taylor
Belding, MI
Verified Traveler

"great prices!"
Great place, friendly employees, great prices!
Tip: Must see! Fun for the kids :)
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Josh Brotsky
Scott Depot, WV
Verified Traveler

"Very neat."
Very neat. They have cool animals there. And a lot of them were active so that was cool to see. It wasn’t very big so that could be a good thing. Pretty cool little gift shop there as well.
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Charles Tripple
Danville, IN
Verified Traveler

"A nice small zoo."
A nice small zoo. Good petting and feeding area for the grandkids.
Tip: Reasonable cost for 2-3 hours in the zoo.
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Frequently Asked Questions for RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo Pigeon Forge:
  • What is included in the admission price for RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo?
    Includes all of the exhibits.
  • Approximately how long could a customer plan to spend at RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo?
    Most guests spend approximately 4-8 hours at the park.
  • What amenities are available?
    There is a gift shop.
  • Is RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo handicap accessible?
    Yes.
  • Is photography & video recording allowed?
    Yes.
  • For what ages is RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo appropriate?
    Great for all ages.
  • Is parking available at RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo?
    Yes. Onsite parking is free.

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