New Dollywood Coaster Opening Spring 2023

Take it or Leave it?

On August 5, Dolly Parton and Eugene Naughton, President of the Dollywood Company, announced plans to expand the Wildwood Grove area of Dollywood.

The announcement shared more details about the new roller coaster attraction, reportedly costing $25 million to build.

Big Bear Mountain is the name of Dollywood's new roller coaster that will find its home in the Wildwood Grove section of the park. Ride manufacturer Vekoma is building it.

Dolly Parton Shares Name of New Coaster

The roller coaster will feature three separate launches, multiple air-time hills, high-speed carousel turns, and a top speed of 48 miles per hour.

Big Bear Mountain to Be Longest Coaster in Dollywood

Dollywood Theme Park is leaning in on the family vacation destination moniker. Big Bear Mountain's location and low height requirement are just a few of the indicators that Dollywood knows families are important to the future success of the theme park.

Dollywood Looks Toward the Future

Guests eager to be the first to ride Big Bear Mountain can pre-register for a 2023 Dollywood season pass between August 5 and September 30.

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