Located just off the Pigeon Forge Parkway, The Island in Pigeon Forge is packed with things to do in the the Smokies! Come see The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel—it's 200 feet tall with an amazing view of The Great Smoky Mountains! Best views of the Great Smoky Mountains. 42 climate controlled all glass gondolas. 20 stories tall. Seats 6 guests comfortably. Spectacular night ride. Pull up a rocking chair and enjoy the beautiful Island Show Fountain or check out our retail shops, restaurants and eateries, rides and games, live music, attractions and much more! Whether you came for a wedding, your honeymoon, or just a family vacation, come visit us in Pigeon Forge. We're just down the road from Gatlinburg and open 10 a.m. daily year round.