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Thunderhead at Dollywood

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Timber Canyon

Roller coaster

Opening Date:
Apr 3, 2004

100 feet

3230 feet

Maximum speed:
55 mph

Great Coasters International, Inc.

Wooden Coaster

Minimum height:
48 inches

Dollywood's only wooden roller coaster was installed in 2007 at a cost of $7 million. It features a twisting, turning circuit, with a total of 22 turns. Mercifully, the ride boasts Millenium Flyer trains, making it a much more comfortable experience than older wooden coasters.

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