Pigeon Forge, Tennessee: Goats on the Roof and Alpine Coaster

First franchise location of an earlier Goats on the Roof in Georgia. Buy a bucket of goat food and crank it up to the roof by pedaling a stationary bicycle. Also here: a mile-long Alpine Coaster.

1341 Wears Valley Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN
From Parkway/US Hwy 441, on the north side of Pigeon Forge, turn west at Stoplight 3 onto Wears Valley Rd/US Hwy 321. Drive a little over two miles. You'll see Goats on the Roof on the left.
No goats in Winter. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Free (plus cheap goat food)
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
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Goat walks.

Goats on the Roof

A fun stop! We saw kids that had been born the morning before.

[Dawn, 07/04/2014]
Goats on the Roof

This is a near-exact copy of the original Goats on the Roof location in Helen, Georgia -- a basic gift shop/gem mine/ice cream store that happens to have goats on its roof, which you may feed. You can get a better view of the goats from the second floor retail area, which has windows overlooking the roof. Also, some of the goats are often in a ground-level pen on the side of the building when it isn't their turn to be on the roof.

While you can feed them using a hand-cranked pulley system (just like at the original location), this place also has a stationary bicycle, which you can pedal to crank the food up to the roof!

[Rich Braham, 06/15/2014]

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