Sevier County’s Own Little Pigeon River – A Brief Primer


One of Sevier County’s most unique natural features, aside from the Great Smoky Mountains, is a well-known river that flows through the entirety of the County – the Little Pigeon River. Contained entirely within Sevier County, this river creates a real sense of natural beauty for our area, along with augmenting this area’s unique environment in many different ways.

The Little Pigeon River rise from a series of mountain streams that are along the Tennessee/North Carolina dividing ridgeline, located inside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. From there, the river splits into three separate prongs, namely the East, Middle, and West Prongs, respectively. The East Prong of the Little Pigeon River virtually parallels State Road 416 (Pittman Center Road), through the Town of Pittman Center and towards Sevierville. The Middle Prong emerges from the Greenbriar area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and the West Prong, which is the most well-known Prong of the three, flows through Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, on its way to Sevierville. From there, these streams all come together in Sevierville, and then flows along State Road 66 (Winfield Dunn Parkway), until its confluence with the French Broad River, just donwstream from the Douglas Dam. For more information on the Little Pigeon River, you can visit the City of Pigeon Forge website, or the City of Gatlinburg website, to learn more about the river.

The Little Pigeon River should not be confused in any with the Pigeon River, as it is not a tributary of the Pigeon River, which rises above Canton, NC, and then flows towards Newport, TN, in Cocke County, which neighbors Sevier County. In addition, the Little Pigeon River is a part of the Lower French Broad River Watershed, which covers the entirety of Sevier County. Furthermore, the Little Pigeon River offers many opportunities for fishing, camping, whitewater rafting, and much more, attracting people from all over the country to Sevier County every year. In fact, many of Sevier County’s attractions, including The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge, are within a virtual stone’s throw away from one of the three Prongs of the Little Pigeon River.

With such naturally beautiful features like the Little Pigeon River, it is no wonder why so many people come and visit the Great Smoky Mountains every year, and desire to be a part of such a beautiful environment. Why not see what else the Smokies can offer you today? Please feel free to browse our Featured Properties, and see how The Jason White Team can help realize your home ownership dreams today!


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