The Ultimate Shopping Destination in Pigeon Forge,TN

We have it all! Ice Cream, Candy, Clothes, Jewelry, and much more

Ice Cream

Beat the heat and your sweet tooth with our selection of ice cream and milkshakes. Enjoy your cup, cone, or milkshake while shopping our 40,000 square foot selection.

Pandora Jewelry

We are an exclusive Pandora Jewelry dealer and one of the few in the Smokies. Come on by and check out our selection. We know you’ll  leave happy and ready to show off your new look to everyone!

Established in 1979 Three Bears General Store is a true Pigeon Forge destination. Located at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, our 40,000 square foot store is a shopper’s paradise! Nestled inside, you will find our Make-UR-Bear Factory complete with outfits and accessories, a family-sized arcade packed full of fun, and our very own 11 scene Old Time Photo Studio where you can sit a spell on our porch. Also, don’t miss our ice cream and sweets for all ages and cravings.

We are a proud Pandora Jewelry Collection dealer along with Simply Southern, Tervis and Kavu to name a few. Stop in and check out our collections, you won’t be disappointed. We have something for the whole family!


Handcrafted fudge made daily

Simply Southern

Licensed Simply Southern retailer

Home Decor

Mountain decor for your home

Funnel Cakes

Made to order, fresh and HOT

Jewelry, Handbags,  Tumblers, Caps, Hats, and Visors

See what our customers have to say about Three Bears General Store
  • Michelle P. Avatar
    Michelle P.
    5/02/2018 - Facebook

    Free the Bears from this terrible abuse!! Don’t go to this store till they let the Bears free.

    John B. Avatar
    John B.
    7/25/2020 - Facebook

    great place with awesome products

    Phyllis U. Avatar
    Phyllis U.
    7/18/2018 - Facebook

    Love ❤ Love ❤ Three Bears the homemade Fudge is awesome the caramel apples are the best in Pigeon Forge.

  • Michelle C. Avatar
    Michelle C.
    7/03/2018 - Facebook

    Had plenty to do, all kinds of gifts and really appreciated kind act of the ticket seller. Will visit again!

    daniel h. Avatar
    daniel h.
    9/16/2020 - Google

    Busy and crowed great selection of items see bears and play in the arcade

    Michael J. Avatar
    Michael J.
    8/09/2020 - Facebook

    We make it a point to stop here each time we're in the Smokies.

  • Ray C. Avatar
    Ray C.
    7/13/2018 - Facebook

    Good store with a lot of variety and good prices.

    Brian N. Avatar
    Brian N.
    5/03/2018 - Facebook

    Wild animals are not ours to use as marketing materials and at this point it is negatively impacting your bottom... read more

    Phyllis T. Avatar
    Phyllis T.
    7/30/2020 - Facebook

    We love this store to go to every year we are here.Your cashier Angela is so sweet.

  • Jonnie S. Avatar
    Jonnie S.
    4/11/2018 - Facebook

    I go here at least twice everytime I visit. I love this store. They have so many things to choose... read more

    Kera N. Avatar
    Kera N.
    7/17/2020 - Facebook

    Surrender the bears to a sanctuary. This establishment provides nothing for these animals but poor living space and low-quality veterinary... read more

    Debora P. Avatar
    Debora P.
    8/10/2020 - Facebook

    great merchandise at affordable prices. Good people very friendly and helpful.

  • materrt66 Avatar
    5 star rating
    9/01/2020 - TripAdvisor

    Anniversary Weekend They carry just about everything you can think of. Very unique store with helpful staff. Quality made products. Great place... read more

    Clare M. Avatar
    Clare M.
    3/25/2018 - Facebook

    Any store that has to confine wild creatures to a concrete enclosure is not a place I will ever be... read more

    Sonya A. Avatar
    Sonya A.
    8/21/2020 - Facebook

    My favorite store to go in every time we come

  • Tamara M. Avatar
    Tamara M.
    5/07/2018 - Facebook

    Every year we vacation in Pigeon Forge and yes I love this store!! I just bought all my gifts to... read more

    Laurence V. Avatar
    Laurence V.
    3/27/2018 - Facebook

    Stop supporting animal captivity do not go or shop in this store.
    Three BearsMUST send these poor bears to a decent...
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    WJW0126 Avatar
    4 star rating
    9/10/2020 - TripAdvisor

    Interesting General Store My wife had heard about the Three Bears General Store and wanted to explore it, so off we went. This... read more

  • G6722SDkathyw Avatar
    5 star rating
    8/26/2020 - TripAdvisor

    Awesome Old Time Photos Old Time Photos was a great experience. Our photographer, Noender, was awesome to work with. We had already been scammed... read more

    Erick A. Avatar
    Erick A.
    5 star rating
    9/01/2020 - TripAdvisor

    Seeing the town Loved this store. The staff was welcoming patient and knowledgeable, especially Stacey. She helped us with our personalized wood... read more

    Kun K. Avatar
    Kun K.
    5/02/2018 - Facebook

    I can't say any place to be a good place where the animals have the suffer. When are we... read more

  • Debbie H. Avatar
    Debbie H.
    4/10/2018 - Facebook

    Love shopping at the Three Bears General Store in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee; our favorite store. We enjoy seeing the... read more

    Lizzie G. Avatar
    Lizzie G.
    9/03/2020 - Google

    Super cute store a little overpriced for being generic gift store things

    Cici68 Avatar
    4 star rating
    9/29/2020 - TripAdvisor

    Bears sorry I missed you This store has a great variety of souvenirs and other items. I was having trouble though finding sizes to... read more

  • michellee449 Avatar
    5 star rating
    8/23/2020 - TripAdvisor

    A must. Every trip up to pigeon Forge we stop at thee bears. It’s a must for us. The Bears are by... read more

    Kathy S. Avatar
    Kathy S.
    7/07/2018 - Facebook

    It’s a really great place.

    Lori S. Avatar
    Lori S.
    5/02/2018 - Facebook

    The store would be a great place to visit on its own without keeping those bears captive. They should go... read more

  • Jessica C. Avatar
    Jessica C.
    4/08/2018 - Facebook

    Went here everyday of our vacation trying to have a personalized tumbler made, everyday we were told to come back... read more

    Brittany N. Avatar
    Brittany N.
    7/27/2020 - Facebook

    There were so many things too look at in the store! My family and I bought a few awesome shirts... read more

    Suzie F. Avatar
    Suzie F.
    8/22/2020 - Facebook

    You can’t feed the bears due to the virus but you can still see them.