Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, TN, USA

April 5, 2004 - Homer

Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, TN, USA - The thrid of April marked the debut of one of the newest creations of Great Coasters International. Thunderhead flew its way into Dollywood this past weekend, opening along with the park's new themed area named Thunderhead Gap.

Thunderhead is Dollywood's first roller coaster since they debuted Tennessee Tornado in 1999. This brings the park's coaster count up to three coasters, along with the Tennessee Tornado and Blazing Fury.

Thunderhead is already making it's way to the top of many riders coaster lists! Head to Pigeon Forge and experience the thrills for yourself! Here are some fast facts about the ride.

Drop: 100 ft.Legth: 3230 ft.Speed: 55 mphMillennium Flyer trainsFeatures a station "fly-through" elementCost: $7 million

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