Lightning Rod will not be open to the general public at this time due to extended ride commissioning. Learn More
Lightning Rod will not be open to the general public at this time due to extended ride commissioning. Lightning Rod is an innovative ride featuring new technology never before used on a wooden coaster. The ride manufacturer asked for additional time to commission the ride. Keep watching Dollywood.com for future updates.
Backstage Restaurant, a full-service restaurant serving up Southern favorites such as fried green tomatoes, meatloaf and mountain succotash! The home-cooked dishes don't stop there. Treat your family to a delectable dessert like Mountain Camp S'mores or banana pudding. Backstage Restaurant's convenient location and fun atmosphere offers your family a sit-down restaurant experience without ever leaving the park!