Splash Country River Rush

Mar 20, 2013

RiverRush.pngBy Doug Shanks

Dollywood's Splash Country has added River Rush. The ride combines a roller coaster with a water ride.

Last year Dollywood's Wild Eagle made history being the country's first wing coaster. Now they are trying do it again at Splash Country.

"Imagine being on a roller coaster with water coming at you're being propelled by water up and down on hills and valleys. It really has a coaster experience with that water feel too," said VP of Water Parks, Amy Owenby.

The coaster will be four stories tall and span more than an acre with a 1,175-foot track.

The hydromagnetic coaster uses magnets and water to give you the climbs, drops, and twists of a roller coaster.

Heartland Cabin Rentals offers cabins for rent near Dollywood, and Dolly's Splash Country.  Click here to find and book your perfect cabin today.

Category: Things to do

Doug Shanks


By Doug Shanks a Smoky Mountain blogger and writes about things to do in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Wears Valley, and Sevierville, Tennessee. Area interests include hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting, shopping, and family fun.

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