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Spectacular Schedule of Bluegrass Entertainment Highlights Dollywood’s Annual Barbecue & Bluegrass Presented by Bush’s®

Nearly 450 individual bluegrass performances occur during 10-day festival  PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Monday, May 20, 2019) —Perhaps the best way to celebrate the approaching summer is a trip to Dollywood’s Barbeque & Bluegrass presented by BUSH’S®, May 24-June 2. Thanks to an impressive lineup of talented bluegrass musicians and menus full of expertly-prepared barbeque from […]

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Dollywood’s Splash Country Opens With New Experiences and Innovation

Interactive Events and Less Wait Time Shine in Water Park’s 19th Season PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Wednesday, May 15, 2019)—Dive into summer and Dollywood’s Splash Country for the water park’s 19th season! This year features an elevated guest experience, exciting events and new offerings—with a splash of innovation. Opening day is Saturday, May 18. Guests will be delighted […]

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Dollywood Officially Opens Largest Expansion in Park History

Guests experience $37 million Wildwood Grove for the first time  PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Friday, May 10, 2019)— Dollywood again solidified its place among the nation’s premier family destinations as Dolly Parton today officially opened Wildwood Grove, the largest expansion in park history. Parton opened the fascinating new land to visitors ready to enjoy its 11 […]

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Wilderness Wildlife Week 2019 Invites Outdoor Enthusiasts to Pigeon Forge for Excursions, Seminars, and More This Spring

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (April 10, 2019)—Featuring more than 200 free sessions and activities spanning five days, Pigeon Forge’s award-winning Wilderness Wildlife Week is set for May 7-11. The event is headquartered at the LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge. In its 29th year, Wilderness Wildlife Week offers a variety of workshops, lectures, seminars, concerts, hikes and other activities designed […]

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park Press Releases

Park Recruits ‘Adopt-a-Plot’ Volunteers

Release Date: March 1, 2019 Great Smoky Mountains National Park rangers are recruiting volunteers to adopt a monitoring plot in areas throughout the park. In an effort to track nature’s calendar, or phenology, volunteers will collect information as part of an important research project tracking seasonal biological data such as plant flowering dates and the presence […]