Featuring single or double rider cars, prepare to sail down the mountain at more than 30 mph on the coaster’s specially-designed silent track.
If you want to take it slow, you are in control, making the ride safe for children as young as three or anyone else in your party who may not want to speed.
As the fastest ride in the Smoky Mountains, the Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster is an exciting yet safe experience that relies on gravity instead of chains, pulleys, or other machinery.
The coaster’s attendants ensure that every rider is walked through all security procedures, including how to use the hand brake if you need to slow down or stop.
In addition, they will always make sure no one rides without fully understanding the rules. Once your ride begins, don’t forget to take in the gorgeous sights around you.
The mountain coaster in Gatlinburg, Tennessee features a panoramic view of the Smoky Mountains and city below.
Take the time to snap a few pictures. You may even capture some of the wildlife in the area.
In winter, the Smoky Mountains offer snow-capped views and crisp winter air, adding to the adventure and beauty of the coaster.
Guests are brought to the top of the mountainside by way of an uphill lift system, which also provides an opportunity to view the unparalleled landscape.
The Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster team offers a ton of perks and discounts, including money off your second ride on the same day.
There are also unlimited one-hour passes for those who just can’t stop racing down the mountain as well as all-day passes.
This is particularly fun because you can then try the coaster at night, which makes for a totally different experience.
The ride is decorated with bright fairy lights, letting you move from illumination to near darkness in the tunnels to get your heart pumping even more.
For the bravest of the brave, attempt the “No Brakes Night Ride.”
After your thrilling trip is complete, head over to the store to grab your merchandise and flaunt how brave you were on the best mountain coaster in Gatlinburg.
You can also view and purchase a professional photo of you and your party soaring down the mountain.
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