Daring Fun — Axe Throwing in Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg

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Ever wanted to throw an axe? Make your dream come true in Tennessee — where axe throwing is taking the Great Smoky Mountains by storm! So many hatchet houses have popped up among fun attractions in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg within the last few years, and we have the scoop on where to go for the best axe-throwing experience in the Smokies.

Plus, some Smoky Mountain axe houses feature ninja stars, darts, foam axes for kids, and other fun things to throw at a fixed or moving target. Axe throwing in Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, or Gatlinburg is fun for the whole family…just don’t forget to wear closed-toe shoes, mind your coach, follow safety rules, and hit that bullseye!

Best Places to Go Axe Throwing in the Smokies

The Axe House — AKA Axe House Tavern

Order a mountain man pizza, wings, dessert, and brew on tap from the full menu and bar and throw some axes at this family-owned axe house — with 2 family-friendly locations in Pigeon Forge and Sevierville. Coaches help you throw like a pro, and as a World Axe Throwing League affiliate, the axes, targets, and throwing lanes at The Axe House are in regs. 

You can plan team-building events and birthday parties, plus military and first responders get 50% off axe throwing year-round! For smaller kids, there are foam axes so everyone can participate. And there’s a gift shop with fun souvenirs to remember your axe-throwing adventure with family and friends in Pigeon Forge.

The Axe House in Pigeon Forge 

2850 Parkway, Suite 13

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 

865.366.1476

The Axe House in Sevierville

1436 Winfield Dunn Parkway

Sevierville, TN 37876 

865.366.2888

Country Roads Axe Co.

Come on in for a hometown throwdown competition with real axes, knives, and ninja stars at Country Roads Axe Co. Along with a fun and safe axe-throwing contest — featuring projected targets, digital scoreboards, no bounce borders, rotating bullseyes, a zombie challenge, and axe-tac-toe games — there’s a full bar and West by God CoalFired Pizza!

You’ll have a professional coach to help from start to finish so you can ask questions anytime. And there’s an iPourIt station that serves 24 varieties of craft beer you can pull yourself. Events are welcome with proper planning, and this Pigeon Forge hatchet house even has a merch shop. 

137 East Wears Valley Road, Suite 2 & 3

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865.366.4555

Alpine Axe House

Make your way to downtown Gatlinburg to experience the popular Alpine Axe House. If you make the leaderboard with your pro throws at this veteran-owned and -operated axe-throwing attraction, they’ll post your picture on Instagram! 

To make things a little fairer while axe throwing in Gatlinburg, this place offers different axe sizes. They also offer 4 HD projected games to try plus anti-bounce lanes for added safety. Parties and events are encouraged, and you can pick out souvenirs or items from their Country Deep clothing line. 

766 Parkway, Suite 3A

Gatlinburg, TN 37738

865.500.3050

Appalachian Axe Co. Tennessee

Turn axe throwing in Pigeon Forge up a notch at Appalachian Axe Co. Tennessee — featuring blacklight axe throwing! All ages are welcome to play at this Tennessee hatchet house in Pigeon Forge that has 20 different objects you can throw: axes, ninja stars, knives, darts, kid axes, throwing cards, etc. 

While drinks are served, you’re welcome to bring your own food. In fact, J Dels Pizza and Cookie Dough Monster are right next door! What else can you expect at this Pigeon Forge axe-throwing attraction? You can play Xtreme cornhole and browse local crafts, woodworks, gifts, and more in their store.

2666 Teaster Lane

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

681.622.0153

Gatlinburg Axe House

Tucked above The Chocolate Monkey and Gatlinburg Wine Cellar is the downtown Gatlinburg Axe House! After hurling axes for points like extreme darts, you can sample local wine and enjoy a chocolate treat to unwind. Special note: the owner of the Gatlinburg Axe House is an ax-wielding competitor who was featured on ESPN. 

With a passion to share this daring sport, this axe-throwing house boasts a 100% success rate — you don’t leave until you stick the board! Trained coaches help you along the way, and animals are allowed inside with owner supervision. Alcohol is not allowed for the safest experience, and discounts are available for large groups, military, and first responders. And yes, you can plan a fun event here!

702 Parkway, Suite 3

Gatlinburg, TN 37739

865.412.1170

Multi-Attractions with Axe Throwing

Looking for more fun with a bit of axe throwing mixed in? Check out these family-friendly attractions loaded with things to do in the Smoky Mountains!

Lumberjack Feud & Adventure Park

Watch from climate-controlled grandstands as world-class lumberjacks compete in 13 challenges — including sawing, log rolling, speed climbing, boom runs, and axe throwing — at the Lumberjack Feud! After a victory is won, you can head over to the accompanying adventure park that features a zipline coaster, a ropes course, logger sports, and fall jumps.

2530 Parkway

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865.366.3330

Rowdy Bear Ridge

Dubbed Rowdy Bear’s Smoky Mountain Snowpark, Rowdy Bear Ridge in Pigeon Forge features outdoor axe throwing plus a tubing hill and unique coasters. Control your speed on the world’s first Avalanche Snow Coaster and shoot lasers while soaring on North America’s first Alpine Flyer!

2155 Parkway

Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

865.365.1883

Where Lumberjacks Relax

After channeling your inner lumberjack at an axe-throwing house in Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, or Gatlinburg, retreat to your Appalachian cabin nestled in the trees. At Cabins for YOU, we have vacation rentals of all shapes and sizes with loads of amenities to entertain and relax in the Smokies. 

Sip moonshine while swaying in the rockers and gazing at a breathtaking mountain view. Soak tired muscles in the steamy hot tub, swim in the private indoor pool, or toss a bath bomb in the indoor spa tub. Watch movies in the home theater or shoot pool in the rec room. You can crack open a good book by the fireplace, roast marshmallows around the firepit, or head straight to your king suite. 

Additional conveniences include free and fast Wi-Fi, a fully equipped kitchen, a washer/dryer, and keyless entry. We also have pet-friendly cabins, budget-friendly condos, luxury rentals, and large group lodges. Questions? Reach out anytime at 1.800.684.7865.

Ready to go axe throwing in Pigeon Forge? Plan YOUR lumberjack-style Smoky Mountain vacation today!


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