Dollywood theme park in Tennessee will add the world’s first and fastest wood launch coaster to its attractions in March 2016.
Lightning Rod will be a wooden coaster that launches riders from 0 to 45 miles per hour at its start, reaching speeds of up to 73 miles per hour. The ride will include a 165-foot drop, non-inverting half-loop, 90-degree turns, and 12 total airtime moments on its 3,800-foot track. The new ride will be located in Dollywood’s Jukebox Junction and will carry 24 people per ride.
Check out the preview for Lightning Rod:
Our team of parents and travel experts chooses each product and service we recommend. Anything you purchase through links on our site may earn us a commission.