TuneUp: March 15, 2016

Ride Progress Video

Check out this video as Lightning Rod’s manufacturer begins ride commissioning.

TuneUp: March 9, 2016

Under The Hood - Part 2

Go behind-the-scenes as Dollywood builds the World's Fastest Wood Coaster! Stay tuned for more updates.

TuneUp: March 3, 2016

Under The Hood - Part 1

Go behind-the-scenes as Dollywood builds the World's Fastest Wood Coaster! Stay tuned for more updates.

TuneUp: Feb. 25, 2016

Split Screen Series

Compare our original coaster renderings with the work our crews have made and see Lightning Rod come to life!

TuneUp: Feb. 18, 2016

World's Fastest Wood Coaster

Check out the newest Lightning Rod teaser video before it peels out in 2016!

TuneUp: Feb. 3, 2016

First Wood Launch Coaster

Check out the newest Lightning Rod teaser video before it peels out in 2016!

TuneUp: Jan. 26, 2016

Construction Flyover Video

Check out the amazing views and construction progress in this new drone footage of Lightning Rod.

TuneUp: Jan. 18, 2016

Construction Photos - Jan.

Crews begin the new year with more curvy track installations.

TuneUp: Jan. 15, 2016

Construction Photos - Dec.

Construction flies forward as the Lightning Rod tracks comes to life in December.

TuneUp: Dec. 16, 2015

Construction Photos - Nov.

Lightning Rod's ride loading station takes shape.

TuneUp: Dec. 03, 2015

Bird's Eye View Video

Fly high above Lightning Rod’s continuous steel topper track as we give you a view from the sky!

TuneUp: Nov. 17, 2015

NEW POV VIDEO

Experience the view from the front seat of Lightning Rod with this exclusive point-of-view footage. 2D Video | 3D VR Video.

Watch the reveal live from IAAPA here.

TuneUp: Nov. 12, 2015

NEW TEASER VIDEO

Check out the newest Lightning Rod teaser video before it peels out in 2016!

TuneUp: Nov. 2, 2015

Time-Lapse Construction Video

Watch this time-lapse video to see Dollywood construction crews as they build the world's fastest wooden roller coaster! They're almost as fast as the ride itself!

Construction Photos - October

The arrival of fall brings more achievements to the Lightning Rod construction project.

Construction Photos - Sept.

Construction on Dollywood's Lightning Rod continues to rock and roll through the month of September.

Construction Photos - August

Lightning Rod begins to take shape as the summer races to a close.

Construction Photos - July

Construction launches forward on the world's fastest wooden roller coaster, Lightning Rod!

Construction Photos - June

Lightning Rod begins to take shape in Dollywood's Jukebox Junction.

Construction Photos - April & May

Take a look inside the beginning of Lightning Rod's construction!