#1 of 44 Pigeon Forge Things To Do

The Escape Game Pigeon Forge

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The Escape Game Pigeon Forge: No Escaping A Great Time!
Staff Score:
5.0 / 5
The Bottom Line:

The Escape Game Pigeon Forge transports you into a different world and gives you the opportunity to solve a challenging, interactive mystery. The attraction provides an immersive experience that is sure to test the group's ability to problem-solve, promote teamwork, and provide an incredible overall experience. This is one of the top attractions in all of Pigeon Forge that you simply must do.

- The SmokyMountains.com Local Expert Team

If you are looking for an exciting and interactive activity, look no further! The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, which is conveniently located at The Island, is the perfect mix of intellectual stimulation, entertainment, and teamwork. Instead of sitting on the couch reading a book or watching another movie, The Escape Game lets you solve the mystery and be the hero!

Upon arrival, a staff member will help you understand the object of the chosen game and the rules. Next, you and your team will be locked in a room and the one-hour timer is started. To complete the mission, you will need to work as a team, quickly decode messages, and pay attention to everything around you!

Get stuck in the game, no problem! There is an experienced staff member monitoring the game who will make sure you have a great time and get as much (or as little!) help as you need. Most people ask for at least three clues, but there is not a limit if you need extra assistance.

The Escape Game Pigeon Forge is the number one escape game in the United States for a reason! The attention to detail in each of the challenges is nothing short of amazing. The sounds, smells, and sights provide an immersive experience that quickly sucks you into the experience.

In addition, The Escape Game team genuinely works to ensure each guest has an amazing experience. When it comes to hospitality, customer service, and providing people with incredible experiences, the team here gets a solid five stars!

While all of the escape games are amazing, the following three were our favorites:

Gold Rush (Difficulty 7/10)

Gold Rush is perfect for first timers at The Escape Game. In this escape, you are racing against the mob to find Clyde Hamilton’s secret stash of gold. If you don’t find the gold within 60 minutes, you’ll be too late. The elusive gold hunt will require you to decode messages, open locks, hunt for gold, and even fire a BB gun!

This incredible escape took 850′ of rough sawn lumber, 1,128 pounds of concrete, 1,500 pounds of sand, and four whole trees to build. There is even a shooting range that guests fire nearly 500,000 BB’s per year at!

Prison Break (Difficulty 9/10)

Prison Break is the most challenging Escape at this location – it is sure to test your skills! The worst-case scenario has come true. You have been wrongly accused of a crime you did not commit. Now, you are stuck in a jail cell for life without parole.

However, the rumors about your cell are plentiful. Some of the inmates around you claim the last occupant was murdered by the warden and other people believe he escaped.

To construct this jailhouse experience, the team used 1,200 bricks, 450 pounds of steel, 523 used books, and two toilets from the Memphis State Penitentiary.

Mission: Mars (Difficulty 8/10)

After landing on Mars, you realize that your spacecraft Krios has experienced heavy damage. As if that weren’t bad enough, a potentially fatal amount of cosmic radiation is bearing down on you. If you want to survive or every see earth again, you have 60 minutes to repair your ship and launch!

It’s no easy feat to create an experience that transports you to a different planet! The Escape Game producers used 32,714 individual LEDs, 20 screens, and over four MILES of electrical wire constructing this game.


Each of the escapes cost $31.99. Mission: Mars is a premium game that costs slightly more at $34.99. If you have a small group or do not book the whole room, The Escape Game will match you with other players.

Insider Tips:
  • While The Escape Game does allow younger players to participate, children ages 12 and up will have the most fun.
  • If you are planning to visit during peak periods such as fall, summer months, or a holiday, we highly recommend making advance reservations on the official The Escape Game Pigeon Forge website.
  • Once you finish the game, you will have the opportunity to purchase an additional game and receive your choice of a 20% discount or a free shirt!

The Escape Game Pigeon Forge is conveniently located at The Island in Pigeon Forge. Between traffic lights number three and four on the main Parkway, turn at the Island Drive traffic light (towards the Smoky Mountain Wheel). Take advantage of the free parking on-site, but allow 10-15 minutes to get parked and walk over to the attraction. As you enter The Island from the parking area, The Escape Game is located near The Island Show Fountains on the right side.