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excavator with mountains in background
After months of anticipation, the new Dig’n Zone theme park in Sevierville TN is preparing to open their gates to the public! This unique park offers a fun and safe environment where kids of all ages can ride, drive and operate real construction equipment! While exploring the park, you’ll find everything from excavators and skid steers to rollers, articulating loaders, forklifts and more! Here are 4 exciting things to know about the new Dig’n Zone theme park:

1. What to Expect

excavator at Dig'n Zone theme parkDig’n Zone is the world’s largest construction-based theme park with more than 25 rides and attractions spread over 27 acres! This is a thrilling opportunity to check off some bucket-list items for both children and adults as you operate a variety of construction equipment. Whether you always wanted to operate a crane, dig deep into the soil with an excavator or crush a car as flat as a pancake with a pavement roller, now is your chance!

2. Safety Modifications

While operating real, adult-sized construction equipment may sound intimidating, you can rest assured that the equipment at Dig’n Zone theme park has been modified to be safe for all ages! This includes limiting speed, mechanical limits, seat belt safety, remote shut-off and other modifications. Along with the multiple safety measures, parents will of course want to monitor their children as they operate the various construction and farm equipment!

3. Participation Requirements

father and daughter operating construction equipmentYou’ll be delighted to know that almost everyone can participate in the rides and attractions at the Dig’n Zone theme park! Most of the attractions only have a 36-inch minimum operating height, but even the smaller ones can sit in a parent’s or guardian’s lap to enjoy the ride!

4. Ticket Information

The single day pass to Dig’n Zone theme park includes unlimited access to all of the attractions in the park! You’ll find reduced admission prices for children ages 4 to 10 and seniors 65 and older, while kids 3 and under are admitted for free! You can also consider upgrading your visit to include the TurboPass, which allows you to skip to the front of the lines! The park is also offering a season pass, where you can enjoy unlimited access to the park all season long!

Where to Stay

Two doubles with sleeper sofa hotel roomEnjoy a wonderful vacation just minutes away from the Dig’n Zone theme park with a stay at our Pigeon Forge hotel! We are conveniently located directly on the Parkway and offer affordable accommodations to meet your needs, ranging from spacious standard rooms to mini-suites! You’ll also be able to enjoy a variety of fantastic room amenities, such as fireplaces, private balconies and more! While staying with us, be sure to take advantage of our free deluxe continental breakfast and bring a bathing suit for our indoor and outdoor swimming pools!

Check out all of the rooms at our hotel in Pigeon Forge TN today to stay near Dig’n Zone and be one of the first guests to experience this amazing new theme park! We look forward to seeing you soon!