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.
A whole new galaxy of fun awaits kids on the Shooting Star kids' drop tower. Let your legs dangle as the car slowly makes its way to the top. Just when you think you've made it to the top, the Shooting Star begins a daring-but-not-scary-descent back to ground level. Take mom and dad along--if you think they're up to it!
Special Information: Shooting Star is subject to closures during inclement weather conditions including lightning, snow and extreme cold temperatures.