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.
Calico Falls Schoolhouse
The one-room schoolhouse offers visitors a view of how many schools appeared in East Tennessee during the 1890s. It clearly reminds us all of a simpler time when slate boards took the place of pen and paper. You can easily imagine students eager to learn about the ever-changing world outside the mountains of East Tennessee.