Big Bear Mountain

Our Biggest Adventure Yet

Big Bear Mountain

Opening Spring 2023

Dollywood’s largest ever park expansion, Wildwood Grove, is getting even bigger! Debuting in the spring of 2023, Big Bear Mountain will be the longest coaster at Dollywood, taking guests of all ages on an unforgettable family-friendly expedition in search of the Big Bear. Circling Wildwood Grove for nearly two minutes on 3,990 ft. of track, this gigantic coaster is a first of its kind at Dollywood with onboard audio, including music and announcements from Ned Oakley himself.

Register for our 2023 Season Pass Pre-Sale, now through Friday, Sept. 30, to be among the first to experience this thrilling new attraction and receive the guaranteed lowest price on 2023 Season Passes.

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Things Are About To Get BIG

It’s almost time to venture into the Smokies for an unforgettable adventure aboard Dollywood's largest attraction. Ned Oakley, Wildwood Grove’s resident wilderness explorer, knows a thing or two about this hidden land and is setting up the Adventure Outpost Base Camp, located just a stone’s throw away from the Grove’s Hidden Hollow. Here, you'll join Ned in his specially-outfitted, four-wheel drive SUVs for the ride of your life in search of the Grove’s most storied and elusive inhabitant, Big Bear.

By The Numbers

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Longest Coaster at Dollywood at 3,990 ft.
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Maximum Speed of 48 MPH
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Ride Duration of 99-104 Seconds
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66 Feet at Highest Track Elevation
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20 Passengers Per Train
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Minimum Height Requirement of 39 in.

Wildwood Grove

Explore, Play & Imagine Together


Big Bear Mountain joins the eleven other attractions of Wildwood Grove to continue the story of this hidden land just beyond the hollow log. As Dollywood’s newest land grows in size, so does its charm, making it an even more wonderful place for families to have fun, relax and be together surrounded by the beauty of the Smoky Mountains. Continue your adventure and discover all the stories of the Grove.

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2023 Season Passes

Last Chance: Register For The Pre-Sale

With an anticipated opening date in the spring of 2023, daring adventurers will not have to wait long to join Ned Oakley on his search for Big Bear. Guests ready to join in the excitement can register for the 2023 Season Pass Pre-Sale now through Sept. 30. Pre-registrants are able to purchase 2023 Season Passes beginning Oct. 17 and will receive the guaranteed lowest price, plus access to an exclusive ride event for Big Bear Mountain in spring of 2023.

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