Five Quick Facts You Should Know About The Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster

If you’re looking for things to do in Gatlinburg, our mountain coaster is the perfect attraction.


Our Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster is one of the most popular attractions in Gatlinburg offering a thrilling, whirlwind of a ride through the beautiful Smoky Mountains! If you want to learn more about our coaster, read the 5 quick facts you should know!


  1. You’re in Control

That’s right, you’re in control of your speed. It’s just as fun as it sounds. Our mountain coaster is controlled by handheld braking systems. You can slow down and speed up throughout the rollercoaster track. If you love adventure and fast paced rides, crank your lever down and enjoy the ride! If you like to be on the safe side, keep your lever in the middle and adjust as needed.


  1. Single and Doubles

You can ride as a single rider or with a partner. Take on the mountain coaster with your friend or family member. You can even pose for a funny picture during your ride! Rollercoasters are fun to ride with a partner. Take turns controlling the speed of your ride. It’s an adventure for everybody!


  1. Fast and furious

Did you know our Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster reaches up to 35 mph? It doesn’t seem very fast, but trust us, it is. Twisting and turning through the windy curves of the mountain, this coaster picks up speed.. And fast! After inching up hill, the coaster is all downhill as you soar through the mountain scenery. Hang on tight and be ready to slow down if you need to!


  1. You Must Be This Tall to Ride

For safety reasons, our riders must be at least 56 inches to enjoy the mountain coaster alone. However, if a child rides with an adult, the minimum requirement is 3 years of age and be at least 38 inches tall. The cars come with harnesses and lap belts for extra safety.


  1. #CoasterMoments

We have a Facebook and Instagram account. Look up our hashtag #CoasterMoments to see previous riders and their fun memories at the Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook to stay up to date with mountain coaster news, promotions and events.
If you have a fun (or funny!) fan photo that you would like to share with us, upload it! Don’t forget to tag us as #GatlinburgMountainCoaster and include the hashtag #CoasterMoments for the chance to be featured on one of our social media pages!