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Dollywood

Dollywood
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Location

Pigeon Forge, Tennesse, USA

Opened

1961

Owner

Hershend Family Entertainment, Dolly Parton

Size

125 Acres (50.6 hectares)

Official Website

http://dollywood.com

Dollywood is a theme park located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The park is home to six roller coasters and many other rides. It is owned by entertainer Dolly Parton and Hershend Family Entertainment.

History[edit]

The park first opened in 1961 called Rebel Railroad. It has had numerous renames. In 1986, Dolly Parton became a co-owner and the park was renamed Dollywood.

Roller coasters[edit]

Present (8)[edit]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Blazing Fury Dollywood's maintenance crew Enclosed June 6, 1978 Operating
FireChaser Express Gerstlauer Launched March 22, 2014 Operating
Lightning Rod Rocky Mountain Construction Wooden Launched June 13, 2016 Operating
Mystery Mine Gerstlauer Euro-Fighter April 13, 2007 Operating
Tennessee Tornado Arrow Dynamics Sit-Down April 17, 1999 Operating
Thunderhead Great Coasters International Wooden April 3, 2004 Operating
Whistle Punk Chaser Zamperla Family 2017 Under construction
Wild Eagle Bolliger & Mabillard Winged March 24, 2012 Operating

Past (2)[edit]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Sideshow Spin L&T Systems Family 2005 2016 Unknown
Thunder Express Arrow Dynamics Mine Train 1989 1998 Magic Springs and Crystal Falls