Navigating during Pigeon Forge Rod Run – My Bear Foot Cabins

Navigating during Pigeon Forge Rod Run


Rod Run is exhilarating and buzzing with activity. With hundreds of classic cars lining the parkway and LeConte Center, it’s a car-lover’s dream come true.  With the influx of people, getting around town can be a bit trying at times.  Here are some pointers that will help you.

1. Free Parking During Rod Run

You can park FREE at the Pigeon Forge Municipal Parking Lot (2936 Teaster Lane).   You can walk to the LeConte Center from this lot and see Rod Run cars.  Pigeon Forge’s 1500-space Municipal Parking facility is the first “green” parking facility in Tennessee. Save fuel by parking in the lot and riding the Pigeon Forge Fun Time Trolley to points throughout the city. The parking lot also allows direct access to the Greenway pedestrian trails.

The Old Mill Square, next to Patriot Park, is another Municipal Parking Lot.  You can find the Fun Time Trolly depot here. Fun Time Trolley will get you where you want to go in Pigeon Forge very affordably ( some people say cheap)!

2. Electric Scooter, Wheelchairs, and more from Pigeon Forge Scooter Sales & Rentals

Rent electric scooters from Pigeon Forge Scooter Sales & Rentals, located at 3536 Parkway, Suite 6, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863. Pick from a variety of mobility solutions. Electric scooters, wheelchairs and secure handicap transportation. The business offers various Pride in Drive models, which travel between 4.5 and 5 mph for an average of 12 miles. The cost is $50 for an entire day’s rental or $12/hour.  Call  Pigeon Forge Scooter Sales & Rentals at 865-366-3306, but don’t procrastinate, demand is high!  The amounts quoted here could change, so it’s always best to call and make arrangements ahead of time and get accurate information.

 3. Rent a Street-Legal UTV from Mtn Trax

Cruise the Parkway in an open top, street-legal UTV.  Mtn Trax is the perfect place to rent them. Rent a 2, 4, or 6 seat UTV for a little as 2 hours and a long as a week!  After you’ve looked over all the cars, take an exhilarating drive though the national park!

4. Rent an Electric Bike from Bike the Smokies

Navigate the Parkway on an electric bike from Bike The Smokies! Bike the Smokies offers electric and manual bike rentals and guided tours. You will find the best bikes and rates. Bikes have electric motors that do the work going up hills.  They are ideal for the Smokies! Delivery service of the bike is also available.

5. Car Haulers & Trailer Parking

Car haulers and trailer parking is provided by Hack’s Parking in Pigeon Forge. Hack’s Parking is located on C.A. King Blvd. behind Pigeon Forge Outlet Mall and Mama’s Farmhouse.  Overnight security will be provided.  
Call:  865-621-7052


6. Paid Parking Options for Rod Run

Jake Thomas Road (across from LeConte Events Center offices entrance)
$50 per trailer for the weekend
$10 per day per vehicle-standard car, or truck

River Road
$50 per trailer for the weekend
$10 per day per vehicle-standard car, or truck

Pigeon Forge Storage on Wears Valley Rd. will also allow trucks or trailers to park in their fenced/secure lot for a fee. Call 865-428-6752 for more info.  Make sure to ask for Troy.

*These amounts may change from year to year, so make sure to call to get accurate information.

My Bearfoot Cabins is Ready to Serve You

View availability calendar and rates right here on the website after you choose the cabin of your choice.  While you are in Pigeon Forge for the Rod Run, remember to stay with
My Bearfoot Cabins.

Pat and Don Kirchhoefer, Owners
Phone:  618-559-3915