Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, Pigeon Forge

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 group rates. Put Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster at the forefront of your travel plans using our Pigeon Forge route planner.
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  • We had a great time with this. It was a long ride, and a ton of fun! The views were good and the fact that it’s the longest track in the area, I highly recommend. You control your speed and I chose....  more »
  • I enjoyed this ride so much and if the line wasn’t so long I would have went probably two more times! It was around $18 per adult but so worth every penny! Definitely a thrill ride and I didn’t slow.....  more »
  • 9 of us went down the coaster at night when the track was lit up! Absolutely amazing and fun! No brakes when on it!! Makes it more fun! Will definitely be going back at our next Smoky Mountain...  more »
  • Definitely fun. My wife and I went here and rode this, and I would definitely recommend it. First part is fairly relaxing, nice, slower ride up the mountain; the second part is definitely faster. If you have issues with speed or fast turns, then this might not be the thing for you. But if you enjoy those things then I definitely suggest it. I also suggest doing this at night. During the day is nice, but at night is great. And if you go once, then you get a discount for the next time, almost half off.
  • If you're looking for the best Alpine coaster, look no further. My wife and I visited here and were shocked at how awesome the ride was. Short line, very fair price and they even gave the option to come back for a discounted ride ... I think 50% of the original ticket cost. The ride up took a few minutes, the way down seemed like 5+ minutes. A ton of fun! Highly recommend!
  • Great place to visit. The coaster was awesome. The kids loved it. You can go full throttle down the track or slow it down to a speed you are comfortable with. The faculty explains the controls to you very well. Once you do it the first time you will definitely want to ride again.
  • I didn't know quite what to expect and it turned out to be a delightful surprise! Alpine Coasters are a fun, low-tech roller coaster where YOU can control how fast you go. Pricing is reasonable and if you save your receipt, you can come back later on the same day and coast again at a reduced rate....neat idea if you do it in the morning then come back in the evening. Will definitely do this again if I visit this area again.
  • Cool place to stop when visiting Pigeon Forge, TN.! The night time coaster was awesome with the whole ride lite up. Ride is very fast and the speed is controlled by you somewhat. The ride up is just as fun as the ride down the mountain. We highly recommend this ride for everyone! There is plenty of parking with NO fee for parking. The ride fee is great for the price just $16 per person. No cameras are allowed on the ride so take your pics before or after the ride. We assure you that your ride will be fun!

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