Coaster Fun in Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge’s roster of roller coasters has something for everyone. From a heart-pumping ride on Dollywood’s Thunderhead wooden coaster, to a family-friendly ride through the trees at the Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, thrill-seekers of all levels can get their adrenaline racing during a trip down the track! 

  • Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud Show and Adventure Park is home to The Flying Ox, the world’s first cable-to-rail zipline roller coaster.
  • Perfect for all ages, the Spinning Parrots Coaster is a family-friendly spinning mini coaster at The Island in Pigeon Forge. 
  • Rowdy Bear Ridge Adventure Park’s Laser Gun Coaster is North America’s first Alpine flyer coaster. Riders wishing to stay on the ground can ride the Power Coaster on a 2,000-foot track that runs below the Laser Gun Coaster.
  • Set in the foothills of the Smokies, Pigeon Forge is known for Alpine coasters including:
    • With a track more than a mile long, Smoky Mountain AlpineCoaster is longest alpine coaster in the United States. 
    • Set among 20 acres in the foothills, Rocky Top Mountain Coaster alpine coaster reaches speeds of up to 30 mph. 
    • Coaster at Goats on the Roof, is an alpine coaster and the only Smoky Mountain attraction with live goats roaming on the roof.
  • Dollywood is home to seven roller coasters!
    • A Dollywood classic, Blazing Fury takes riders on an indoor coaster ride to help fight a fire in an 1880s town. 
    • FireChaser Express® is the nation’s first dual-launch family coaster.
    • Get your heart racing on Lightning Rod®, the world’s first wooden launch roller coaster, reaching a top speed of 73 mph.
    • Mystery Mine® coaster winds down a 1,811-foot track and a 95-degree, 85-foot vertical drop.
    • Tennessee Tornado reaches a top speed of 70 mph and features a 128-foot drop through the hills.
    • The massive wooden coaster Thunderhead® crosses over itself 32 times throughout its 3,230-foot track and reaches a top speed of 55 mph. 
    • Fly 21 stories above Dollywood on Wild Eagle®, America’s first winged coaster.