River Battle

River Battle
Location Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA
Coordinates 35°47′42″N 83°31′46″W / 35.795044°N 83.52955°W / 35.795044; -83.52955
Status Defunct
Operated March 21, 2008 to September 4, 2017
Cost $9 million
Manufacturer Mack Rides
Product Interactive Boat Ride

River Battle was a Splash Battle ride built by German manufacturer Mack Rides that was previously located at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA.


River Battle was announced in July 2007.[1] It opened on March 21, 2008 and closed on September 4, 2017.[2] River Battle's station was re-used for the Plaza at Wilderness Pass, an event space added in 2018.[3]


Guests stood on large boats which navigated an underwater track. Guests would use water cannons to shoot water at targets placed throughout the course or to shoot at other guests.


  1. "Dollywood announces $5 million River Battle ride". Coasterbuzz.
  2. "Dollywood To Retire River Battle On September 4th". Behind The Thrills.
  3. Jones, Maggie (March 16, 2018). "Dolly Parton breaks down what's new for Dollywood's 2018 season at park's opening day". knox news. Retrieved December 12, 2021.

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