gatlinburg mountain coaster
Jun 02, 2020

Have you ever ridden an alpine coaster in Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg? There are several coasters you can ride to get your thrill fix! You’ll have a blast on all of the twists and turns, and you will love being able to control your speed. Here are 7 alpine coasters in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg you should ride:

1. Goats on the Roof Coaster

goats on the roof coasterOne of the most unique coasters is Goats on the Roof Coaster. It sits beside Goats on the Roof, a general store where there actually are goats that live on the roof! Control your cart with hand levers and take a fun, relaxing ride or put the lever to the metal and go at top speeds right under 30 miles per hour. You’ll love riding Goats on the Roof Coaster!

2. Rocky Top Mountain Coaster

The ride on the Rocky Top Mountain Coaster is about 9 minutes long. Really lean into the twists and turns for some fun, and you’ll even get to go through a tunnel or two! This is another coaster you can ride during the day and at night for a unique experience. They have single and double rider carts for you to choose from.

3. Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster

smoky mountain alpine coaster signSmoky Mountain Alpine Coaster in Pigeon Forge is another great place for a thrill. If you bring your children with you, you can both ride in a single car if they don’t want to ride by themselves. You’ll have great views of the woods, and you’ll love the twists and turns along this coaster. Come back at night for a totally different experience with colorful lights!

4. Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster

If you want to relax and enjoy a ride you control through the mountain forests, you should ride the Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster. This coaster has been built on the side of a mountain, creating a fun and exciting ride. You’ll love twisting and turning at top speeds as you enjoy the beautiful wooded view.

5. Rowdy Bear Mountain Coaster

alpine coaster in pigeon forgeAt Rowdy Bear Mountain Coaster, you can reach top speeds of 35 miles per hour. You can choose to go this fast or go on a slower ride. This coaster operates in the sun, rain, and snow for fun any time. This coaster has a Distance Control System on the track to keep you and other riders at a safe distance.

6. Anakeetsa Rail Runner

If you visit Anakeesta when you’re in town, you should ride the Rail Runner! You’ll have incredible views of the mountains and the woods as you ride along this alpine coaster. You can ride by yourself or with another person in the double carts. Not only will you have fun riding the Rail Runner, you’ll also have fun exploring the rest of Anakeesta!

7. Ober Gatlinburg Ski Mountain Coaster

mother and son riding alpine coaster in pigeon forgeThe Ober Gatlinburg Ski Mountain Coaster is another one of the exciting mountain coasters you should ride when you’re in the Smokies. You’ll have incredible views as the coaster tows you along the track. Then, you’ll feel G force as you make your way along the dips, zig zags, and turns on this coaster ride. You’ll want to ride again and again!

These are just some of the alpine coasters in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg you can ride. There are plenty of other fun things to do in the area too! Are you ready to start planning your next trip to Pigeon Forge? Look through our Pigeon Forge hotel rooms and book one today!