Every coaster lover out there is anxiously waiting for the opening of Lightning Rod, Dollywood’s new 2016 coaster. As of late, the park has been battling some very upset coaster fans since they have pushed back the opening of their record breaking new ride. The world’s first wooden launch coaster was scheduled to open this Spring but has still not happened. […]
Many theme park enthusiasts are extremely bummed that Dollywood’s new record breaking roller coaster is still not open. We kept fans updated through out the construction process.. So why isn’t Lightning Rod open?!?!…. and more importantly when will It open?… The answer might just be that there is no definitive answer… Lightning Rod is the world’s first […]
If you didn’t already know, Dollywood will debut a new wooden coaster called Lightning Rod in 2016. The new wooden masterpiece is billed as “The World’s First and Fastest Wood Launch Coaster” and the trains are designed after sweet, tricked out 1950’s hot rods. The ride is being built by Rocky Mountain Construction. Today, they released these […]
In 2016 Dollywood will debut a new wooden coaster called Lightning Rod. The new wooden masterpiece is billed as “The World’s First and Fastest Wood Launch Coaster” and the trains are designed after sweet, tricked out 1950’s hot rods. Before we say anymore, click on the video below and take a front seat ride! The […]
This morning at IAAPA, Dollywood, and Rocky Mountain Coasters did a live Q&A about their 2016 coaster, Lightning Rod. They also released the official POV. You can watch both videos below. POV Live Q&A at IAAPA (skip to 7:30 mark to start with sound) Follow our live updates from IAAPA all week on twitter! (@Coaster_Nation). […]
The theme park trade publication Amusement Today held their 17th annual Golden Ticket Awards at Luna Park in New York City this past weekend to crown the Best In Class around the industry. Every year, Amusement Today conducts an international survey of knowledgeable and experienced theme park fans to get their votes on the Best in […]
Dolly’s done it again! Dollywood, the pride of Great Smoky Mountains, TN, unveiled on August 7th the renderings and layout of their new wooden coaster, Lightning Rod, which will open next year in the Jukebox Junction section of the park. This is billed as “The World’s First and Fastest Wood Launch Coaster” and the trains […]
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