Mystery Mine, is the United States’ first system based on Gerstlauer’s Euro-fighter ride, which combines an intimate guest experience with hair-raising 95-degree drops. Located in Dollywood’s Timber Canyon area, Mystery Mine is themed as a long-abandoned coal mine with an eerie past. Mystery Mine utilizes a state-of-the-art show experience built on special effects, audio and lots of excitement.

Opened: 
2007 
     
Layout:    Steel, sit-down 
     
Vertical lifts:   
     
Track length:    1,811 feet 
     
Ride duration:    2 minutes, 30 seconds 
     
Maximum speed:    46 miles per hour 
     
Tallest vertical drop:    85 feet at 95 degrees 
     
Inversions:    1 Heart-line Roll 
    1 Rollover Loop 
     
Vehicles:    7 cars that carry 8 passengers; 4 passengers per row 
     
Capacity:    1,000 passengers per hour 
     
Minimum Height Requirement:    48 inches 
     
Facility Construction:    Dollywood Maintenance & Construction 
     
Ride Manufacturer:    Gerstlauer Elektro GmbH, Munsterhausen, Germany 
     
Project Producer:    B Dudash & Associates, Inc 
     
Scenic Fabrication:    Adirondack Scenic, Saratoga Springs, NY 
     
Special Effects:    Entech Creative, Orlando, FL 
     
Audio/Video Systems:    Edwards Technologies, Los Angeles, CA 
     
Attraction Design:    Forrec Ltd., Toronto, Canada