Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, Pigeon Forge

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With almost 2 km (more than 1 mi) of track, Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster is the longest downhill ride in the United States. The gravity-driven rollercoaster features bobsled-style cars that you can control. Lay off the brakes if you want to reach speeds of up to 43 km/h (27 mph). If you're not going too fast, you'll see great views of Smoky Mountains as you speed along the track. Ride alone, or share the thrill with a partner. Ask about ticket packages for families. Put Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster at the forefront of your travel plans using our Pigeon Forge route planner .
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  • It was really fun ride. We went in the dark which was a little frightening lol but it was fun. If u go in the evening bring a jacket it gets cold up high ! Would def do again when we return  more »
  • I believe this is the best track in the smokies! I have rode on several of the mountain coasters in the area. this one by far is my favorite. My son has autism and he is able to ride with me and is so...  more »
  • We have rode this several times and it is always so much fun. It's not scary at all, and once you get to the top it's a nice view back down.  more »
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  • This place rocked. The entire family loved it. The ride is incredible and priced very good, it was well worth it. We did both during the day then went back in the evening at discounted rate. Ridding it in the evening adds another entire experience the light effects are awesome. Definitely Five Stars! 👍
  • Omg. This was the best and most fun place we visited in the Smokey mountains. We rode it 2 times it was so fun. It also was the most affordable and best buy for our money. My 4yr old son enjoyed it so much he could've gone a few more times. We will recommend and come back for many years to come. I shared a picture of my husband and son that we purchased from them.
  • Easy to find and parking is plentiful. Though there is a line for the coaster, the wait is well worth it. Even though when we went the temp was low 40's we still enjoyed the mile long ride the mountain, which YOU control the coaster down the mountain. Would do it again and again.
  • This was great fun. We rode twice because the second ticket in one day is heavily discounted. I suggest going once in the day and once in the dark. The view isn't super scenic but it is a pleasant ride to the top and a exhilarating ride down. In the dark the coaster is lit up and cool to see, they just need to maintain the LEDs a little.
  • This was, by far, the most fun I had during our trip. I am 46 and my husband is 52 and we LOVED it! We rode during the day and then went back that night to do it again! If you go a second time on the same day, you get to ride for $8. Fantastic experience!

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