New Attraction Coasts into Pigeon Forge
Visitors to the Smoky Mountains are thrilled about one of the newest Pigeon Forge attractions. The Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster is becoming a popular stop for everyone in the area, including locals and vacationers. The Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster is the first of its kind in Tennessee and the longest downhill ride in the United States.
Featuring beautiful mountain views and scenery, the Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster offers a one mile ride through the mountainside of Wears Valley. As visitors slowly ride to the top, they can take a look at all of the great views while preparing for the thrill of riding downhill. The downhill portion speeds visitors up to 25 m.p.h. downhill, giving riders a real thrill in the Smokies.
The coaster is one of the only Pigeon Forge attractions where riders can control their own speed. Due to this, the ride can last anywhere from 7-8 minutes. Giving riders the ultimate hands-on experience, every member of the family is sure to enjoy the Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster!
The Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster can be found at traffic light #3 in Pigeon Forge, on Wears Valley Road. The coaster offers reasonably priced rides. The ride is $15 for adults, $12 for children ages 7-12 and $5 for children ages 3-6 who ride with an adult. The coaster is open from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. The coaster can operate in rain and snow, so take the family any day of the week for a thrill in the Smokies!
Looking for a play to rest after exploring Pigeon Forge? Located near all of the exciting Pigeon Forge attractions, The Inn On The River is a great place to relax while you’re on your Pigeon Forge vacation. The hotel in Pigeon Forge offers balcony rooms that overlook the Little Pigeon River, featuring views of the fall leaves and trees. To book your trip, give us a call at (877) 391-1284 to speak with one of our reservationists or check out our ‘Reserve Now’ page.