New Ride in Dollywood

Dollywood, in Pigeon Forge TN, is a 125-acre family adventure park and is one of the South’s most popular amusement parks. Dollywood is open nine months out of the year and offers over 40 rides and other various attractions. Dollywood, like Pigeon Forge TN, has everything for the entire family to enjoy.

As the 2007 year starts for Dollywood a new ride will be introduced to beloved theme park that is nestled in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The new ride is $17.5 million mystery mine roller coaster, which is scheduled to open at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee on Friday, April 13th, 2007. This roller coaster is the largest investment Dollywood has made in the park’s history. This wonderful roller coaster will be the only one like it in the United States.

Dollywood’s new ride, Mystery Mine, brings a one-acre expansion of Dollywood’s Timber Canyon area, which is also home to Thunderhead, which is world’s number one wooden roller coaster. The Mystery Mine is set in an abandoned coal mine where eight passenger mine carts immediately plunge its riders into darkness. You will also enjoy soaring through a 1,811-foot track through the remains of an early 1900s mine. During your journey on the Mystery Mine you will also encounter a 95-degree, 85-foot vertical drop.

Passengers on the Mystery Mine will also experience several hide speed twists as the cars move through a series of uncertain encounters, which include a fall from a collapsed trestle and a plunge into an abandoned tunnel. Dollywood’s Mystery Mine is the first ride of it’s kind in the United States and has top notch special effects.

When visiting Pigeon Forge TN remember to stop by it’s number one theme park, Dollywood and on of our Pigeon Forge cabins.