Rocky Top Alpine Mountain Coaster Pigeon Forge
The Great Smoky Mountain area of Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge, TN is brimming with excitement for the entire family, and an alpine coaster ride is certain to be a blast. As well as offering some of the most mesmerizing natural scenery in the country, the Smokies provide an array of activities and attractions to make your vacation memorable. For one of these awesome adventures, embark upon the Rocky Top Mountain Coaster ride.
Zoom through the gorgeous mountainside of the Smokies on this fun alpine roller coaster! As you fly through the trees on a winding metal track, you'll be able to experience the natural wonders of this well-known mountain range. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife like squirrels, deer, and even black bears as you feel the wind rush in your hair. The lush forest views are certain to make your trip extra special, especially when combined with the fun features of this alpine ride. The Smoky Mountains loom in the distance, providing one of the most spectacular sightseeing ventures in the area. With tons of action packed into the ride, you'll find thrills in each and every twist and turn.
About the Rocky Top Mountain Coaster Track
The Rocky Top Mountain Coaster is the longest alpine coaster in East Tennessee, providing the most fun for the entire family. It is also the very first alpine coaster in the world to feature four uplifts, so hang on tight as you are taken up the mechanical track and fly back down the slopes! The metal track is full of twisting and turning that will leave you feeling exhilairated as you glide along in your sled. Hold on tight as you move uphill for exciting drops along the way and conquer the thrills of 360-degree turns which will have your heart racing. The Rocky Top Coaster ride lasts longer than 9 minutes, giving you ample time to experience all of the turns and views. Of course, guests can book the two ride ticket as well to experience the alpine coaster twice.
About the Rocky Top Mountain Coaster at Night
Although the daytime ride is the best time to go to see the Smoky Mountain views, a night ride exudes its own style of fun. After you've spent the day visiting all of the cool attractions in the Smoky Mountain area, attend the Rocky Top Mountain Coaster attraction to create a memorable evening. Marvel at flashing lights and mesmerizing colors as you zoom through the serpentine track. With four different themed tunnels lit by sparkling lights, you will be awestruck by the experience. As the lights flicker, you'll be treated to an astounding light show that is certain to impress. The tunnels are reminiscent of science-fiction wormholes and the ethereal nature of the coaster combined with the light show creates a marvelous ride for the entire family.
Since this attraction allows visitors to attend at any day and time, you'll be able to completely customize your alpine coaster experience. If you are interested in the wildlife of the area, an afternoon ride on a bright sunny day is the perfect option. For those who wish to enjoy a dazzling sunset, book a ride in the evening. And for those who wish to see the track come alive with glittering lights and marvelous color, the night ride is the way to go.
As it is the longest alpine coaster in the region as well as the only alpine coaster in the world with four uplifts, this state-of-the-art endeavor produces one of the best alpine experiences in the world. The ride itself is fantastic in that guests can control how fast they go on the track. So, if you want to meander through the forest and get some amazing views, you can do so. However, if you consider yourself more of a daredevil and you're thirsting for something a little more adrenaline-pumping, you can speed along the track at up to 30 miles per hour! At such impressive speeds, you're bound to get a thrill. Because of the ability to ride solo or tandem with another rider, the alpine coaster also affords families the perfect opportunity to have fun together. Riders range from three-years-old to ninety-years-old, so bring the kiddos and granny along for a ride! Whether you are young or old or there for the sights or speed, this alpine coaster experience helps families of all types enjoy their lovely time in the Great Smoky Mountain area of Pigeon Forge.
Get out and experience the heralded Smoky Mountain scenery on 20 acres with the Rocky Top Mountain Coaster. With fantastic views and speedy thrills, you and your entire family are sure to have a blast. Whether you embark upon a daytime coaster ride to see the lush greenery and wildlife of the area, enjoy a Smoky Mountain sunset ride, or see the track come aglow with flashing lights during a nighttime ride, your time at Rocky Top Mountain Coaster is going to help you create lasting memories. When you're finished racing the track, be sure to check out other fantastic activities and attractions in the Pigeon Forge, TN area and book your hotel to complete your getaway.
- Is there a height requirement?
Yes. The height requirement to ride alone is 56 inches. The height requirement for a rider is 38 inches. The driver must be 56 inches tall and 16 or older. The max height is 84 inches.
- Is there a weight requirement?
Yes. Each sled can accommodate 375 lbs in dry conditions and 330 lbs in wet weather.
- If I am riding with two children, do I need to wait in line again to ride with my second child?
No. Just mention when you get to the front of the line that you will be riding with a second child, and they will allow you to ride again without waiting in line again.
- How many people can ride in the sled at a time?
Two people as long as the combined weight does not exceed 375 lbs.
- Do I have to redeem both rides consecutively?
No! You can choose to use the second ride whenever you would like. Whether you want to enjoy one ride in the day time and the other at night or would rather do your first ride one day and then the second ride the next day of your vacation, you can choose when you redeem the rides to suit your vacation.
- Is this a scary ride for those who are elderly or do not like scary things?
No, this is not a scary ride. You can control how fast the alpine coaster goes so you don't have to go fast and can take a leisurely ride instead.
- What is included in the admission price for Rocky Top Mountain Coaster?
It includes one ride or two rides depending on ticket selection.
- What level of physical ability is required?
This activity is great for all abilities.
- What is the policy in case of inclement weather?
Rocky Top Mountain Coaster can operate in rainy and snowy weather. For safety, rides are not allowed during thunderstorms.
- What age is Rocky Top Mountain Coaster appropriate for?
Ages 3-6 will need to ride with a driver 16 or older.
- Is parking available for Rocky Top Mountain Coaster? If so, is it free?
Yes, parking is free.
- Is photography & video recording allowed?
Photos will be taken on the ride by Rocky Top Mountain Coaster, and guests can choose to purchase them at the end of their ride.
- Approximately how long could a customer plan to spend at Rocky Top Mountain Coaster Pigeon Forge?
The entire experience lasts approximately 20-30 minutes, with each ride lasting more than 9 minutes.