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Opened in May 2001
Built into the natural terrain of a 35-acre mountain “hollow”
$20 million investment by The Dollywood Company
$12 million in capital improvements and additions to the park since 2001
Highly themed to Smoky Mountains heritage and culture
Attractions include: Slick Rock Racer (multi-mat slide); SwiftWater Run (tubing bowl ride), The Cascades™ (8,000-sq.-ft. leisure pool), Bear Mountain Fire Tower® (multi-level interactive water play area), Fire Tower Falls™ (70-foot-tall twin speed slides), Big Bear Plunge® (white water rafting family adventure ride), The Butterfly (55-foot drop into a butterfly pool), Raging River Rapids (multi-person raft ride), Mountain Waves (25,000 square-foot wave pool), Downbound Float Trip (lazy river ride), Wild River Falls (four raft-slide complex), Mountain Scream (triple body-slide complex), Little Creek Falls (children’s area)
Winner of the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions 2009 Must-See Waterpark Award
Three times named one of America’s best water parks by The Travel Channel
Named the World Waterpark Association’s Best New Waterpark in America in 2001
2001 Jeff Ellis & Associates Southern Regional Lifeguard Champions
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