10 Best Winter Activities in Tennessee

This winter, brave the cold and be rewarded by having one-of-a-kind seasonal fun. Try any of these top winter activities throughout Tennessee.

Ober Mountain, Gatlinburg, TN

Ober Mountain is the most beloved and sought-after ski destination throughout Tennessee. This iconic ski amusement park offers not only skiing but ice skating, the Alpine Slide, ice bumper cars, and so much more.

Ice on the Landing, Chattanooga, TN

Few winter activities are more popular and accessible for people of all ages than ice skating. If you’re looking for a lovely and trendy place to hit the ice, check out Ice on the Landing, Chattanooga’s premier skating rink that’s open throughout the winter.

Newfound Gap, Gatlinburg, TN

Snowshoeing is a wonderful way to explore gorgeous winter landscapes while also getting some exercise and fresh air. If you’re looking for a fun place to break out your snowshoes, head to the Newfound Gap. This mountain pass is located along the border of Tennessee and North Carolina, just off the Appalachian Trail.

Pigeon Forge Winterfest, Pigeon Forge, TN

Embrace the most magical elements of winter at the beautiful Pigeon Forge Winterfest. This huge festival has been a hallowed tradition for over 30 years, and it stretches from November through February so you can enjoy the festivities all winter long.

Thompson Park, Gallatin, TN

Looking for the perfect sledding hill this winter? If you’re in the Gallatin area, you’re in luck. Thompson Park is known as a top sledding hill anyone can enjoy.

Ice Chalet, Knoxville, TN

Everyone in the Knoxville area who’s looking for a great place to ice skate knows that the Ice Chalet should be at the top of the list. Head to this skating rink where skaters of all experience levels can have a fantastic time.

Windrock Bike Park, Oliver Springs, TN

Windrock Bike Park is a top destination for biking enthusiasts throughout the year, but it has a unique charm in the winter. Grab or rent a fat tire bike that’s perfect for the winter terrain at this popular bike park.

High Country UTV Tours, Roan Mountain, TN

If you want to enjoy the wintery Tennessee wilderness without a physically taxing activity like snowshoeing or hiking, try a winter UTV tour. High Country UTV Tours is the perfect host for your wintery ride.

Nashville Fishing Guides, Goodlettsville, TN

Who says you can’t enjoy a good day of fishing in the winter? The pros at Nashville Fishing Guides lead winter fishing expeditions so you can enjoy your favorite sport all year round.

Rowdy Bear’s Smoky Mountain Snowpark, Pigeon Forge, TN

Pigeon Forge is a popular choice for tourists throughout the year, but this winter, you won’t want to miss Rowdy Bear’s Smoky Mountain Snowpark. This exciting snowpark is fun for the entire family with snow tubing and other attractions.

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