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.
Smoky Mountain River Rampage
If you want to experience one of the Great Smoky Mountain's most popular sports, then Dollywood's Smoky Mountain River Rampage is a must! This white water rafting adventure is full of exciting dips, twists and turns along the way. No two excursions are the same, but each one promises a good soaking for all who dare to brave the rapids.
Note: This attraction will open one hour after park opening from March 19 - May 1, 2016 and Sept. 5 - Oct. 29, 2016.
Special Attraction Information: Smoky Mountain River Rampage is subject to closures during inclement weather conditions including lightning, snow and extreme cold temperatures.