Dollywood opens its Firechaser Express roller coaster
Written by Robert Niles
Dollywood opened its new Firechaser Express family coaster today, with a ceremony featuring Dolly Parton. Take a look:Tweet
Firechaser Express is a Gerstlauer dual-launch family coaster travels forward then backward on a 2,427-foot track. The switch from front to back takes place in a special effects scene that simulates an exploding shed of fireworks. Because, of course, it ain't a theme park ride unless something goes terribly wrong.
We weren't able to get a correspondent out to Pigeon Forge for today's event (email us if you'd like to cover Dollywood for us in the future!), but here's a POV video from one of the bloggers who was there:
Planning a visit to Dollywood this year? Be sure to rate and review Firechaser Express on Theme Park Insider!
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